Traditional European Christmas Markets Ramp up your Christmas indulgence this year by visiting one of Switzerlands biggest and prettiest festive markets in the city of Basel.
With waffles, mulled wine, Basel Läckerli (a kind of gingerbread), delicious Swiss raclette and grilled sausages all on offer, youll be spoilt for choice as to where to begin!
Christmas Markets take place on two large squares in the city centre - Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz.
Although the markets will definitely be the highlight of your trip, there are also loads of other festive activities taking place in December, such as concerts, special tours and shopping events.
A glimpse of what Swiss Christmas markets have to offer:
Sample dates: 15 - 17 December
Departure airport: • Manchester from £ 90
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