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    Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

    Spirit of Christmas Festival Fun Christmas markets date back for centuries and it’s difficult to pinpoint the oldest Christmas market in Europe, because some of the best Christmas markets in Austria and Germany both lay claim to that title. Though Vienna had a December market as early as 1297, it was more of a general market that wasn’t specifically Christmas-focused. Dresden, Germany had a true Christmas Market called Strietzelmarkt as early as 1434, so they also lay claim to being the oldest. In recent years, Christmas Markets have expanded to include many cities around the world. Here’s a list of a few of the best Christmas markets in Europe. There…