Mulled wine, gifts for loved ones and that wonderful Christmas feeling – nothing is more likely to get you in the mood for the festive season than Christmas markets. With just over a month left until Christmas, Big 7 Travel has rounded up the very best of the best worldwide.
Many people make a weekend trip out of visiting Christmas markets around the world, from traditional markets in Europe to other fairs dotted across the US. It’s the perfect quick city break to get some shopping in, have a few drinks and soak up the festive delights.
Featuring in the top 10 on Big 7 Travel’s list is the Slow Christmas Market in Stellenbosch. Coming in at number 5, this fantastic local market celebrates artisan crafts and food all year round, but their annual Christmas fest is a must-visit. There are all sorts of goodies to browse, such as Gingerbread houses, artisan home décor, 100% raw organic chocolate, Biltong, and German Christmas biscuits.
As well as plenty of gift inspiration, you can chow down on all the trimmings, with Christmas cakes and puddings, toffee apples for the kids, Christmas trifle and mulled wine for the adults. The Slow Christmas Market takes places at the Oude Libertas Estate and will be held on the 6th (night) – 7th December (day) 2019. There is no entry fee to the market and ample parking is available. For more information, join the event page on Facebook.
There are a range of original gifts on offer for you to shop early for the season, ranging from luxury Cape Malay curries, Sterling silver jewellery, wire art, leather bags, cheeses, Gingerbread houses, artisan home décor, Biltong, handmade clothing, German Christmas biscuits and so much more.” – Slow Christmas Market