Strasbourg deems itself the Capital of Christmas, and I’d have to agree. The main market in place de la Cathédrale has been going strong since 1570.
But wait, there’s more!
• Three Christmas markets: place de la Cathédrale, place du Château and place du Corbeau;
• The Bredle Village (small cakes prepared during the advent season) and the “Couronne d’Or” (wine growers), place d’Austerlitz;
• The Swiss Village, in place Gutenberg, to honor the longstanding French-Swiss friendship by selling Swiss goods;
• The Christmas regional specialties and crafts markets, place de la Gare
• Thematic markets:
The flavours of Alsace, place des Meuniers
The trading post of the Three Kings, place Benjamin-Zix
The Carré d’or, place du Temple-Neuf
The markets are open from 26 November 2011 to 31 December 2011, closed 25 December
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