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With the motorhome to the cosiest Christmas markets!

The cosy winter months become even cozier with a visit to a Christmas market. Stroll around the wooden stalls for Christmas accessories, enjoy Christmas music, atmospheric fireplaces and of course a glass of mulled wine! Such a visit to a Christmas market is even more fun if you do it by motorhome. In this article you will find Christmas markets in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Austria.

With the motorhome to a Dutch Christmas market


Leiden is hosting a nostalgic Christmas market this year from 13 December to 17 December. Stroll along the picturesque canals and discover atmospherically lit stalls with the cutest Christmas presents. Warm yourself at the cosy winter terrace with a delicious cup of chocolate milk or a glass of mulled wine. And do you love ice skates? Then don't forget to take them with you in your motorhome, because there will be a floating ice rink in the historic centre of Leiden on the Hooglandse Kerkgracht from 9 December! From the motorhome stopover P Haagweg, you can be in the historic centre on foot in 20 minutes.

Drijvende ijsbaan WinterWonderWeken Leiden

- Don't forget to bring your ice skates in the motorhome! © Sander Neuteboom

With the motorhome to a Belgian Christmas market


Bruges city centre is normally very cosy with its narrow streets and beautiful buildings, but at Christmas, thanks to the Christmas market, this city becomes even more cosy! Stroll through these cosy streets and discover the Christmas stalls offering handmade crafts and delicacies. Savour delicious Belgian chocolate, eat a real Belgian waffle and sip mulled wine to keep yourself warm. Don't forget to admire the imposing Christmas tree adorning the Grote Markt and take a boat trip on the atmospherically lit canals of Bruges. Stay with your motorhome at Het Kanaaleiland and you will be in the midst of all the Christmas festivities in fifteen minutes on foot.

Kerstmarkten Brugge met de camper

- Taste the wonderful Christmas atmosphere at Bruges' cosy Christmas markets! © Visit Brugge

With the motorhome to a German Christmas market


The Christmas market, also known as Christkindlesmarkt, in Nürenberg is known as one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in Germany. Every year, the Hauptmarkt is transformed into a magical atmosphere! Wander through the narrow alleys surrounded by wooden stalls glittering with handmade Christmas decorations, craft gifts and culinary delights. Sample the famous Nürenberg sausages and enjoy delicious mulled wine served in the signature 'Nürnberger Rauschgoldengel' mug. Also be sure to visit this Christmas market with your (grand)children, as there is a special Christmas market for them; Kinderweihnacht. Among other things, you will find a nostalgic merry-go-round and a real Christmas bakery where the kids can make their own gingerbread! You can spend the night with your motorhome about 4km from the city centre at Volkspark Dutzendteich, Wöhrder See and Volkspark Marienburg.

With the motorhome to an Austrian Christmas market


Vienna's Christmas market is perhaps one of the most beautiful and special Christmas markets in Europe! The city is known for its magical Christmas markets, where atmospheric streets are lit by thousands of twinkling lights and the air is drenched in the scent of Christmas delicacies. Enjoy a romantic carriage ride across the Christmas market near Empress Sisi's palace; Schloss Schönbrunn. Check out the beautifully decorated city hall at the Wiener Christkindlmarkt on the Rathuisplein or hop on the Ferris wheel there for breathtaking views! Of course, in the city of classical music, a visit to the Altwiener Christkindlmarkt should not be missed. Here you can enjoy classical Viennese music in the old town while sipping mulled wine! Park your motorhome at Reisemobilstellplatz Wien, from this motorhome stopover you can reach this beautiful city within half an hour by public transport.

Christkindlmarket Vienna

- Vienna's Christmas market is one of the most beautiful in Europe!

Fancy taking your motorhome out and discovering Christmas markets? In the Camperstop-Advisor & Camper Stop App (Android & iOS) you will find all the above-mentioned atmospheric motorhome stopovers and more! You really don't want to miss anything? Then follow us on Facebook and sign up for the Camperstop newsletter!



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