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Christmas Markets in Germany, Fun Winter Trips in Europe

Christmas Markets in Germany: Fun Winter Trips in Europe

Experience all of the wonders of Christmas at this traditional festive market that has been named one of the most beautiful in Europe. Overlooked by the beautiful Old Palace, Stuggart Market is set in an architectural paradise, with a Santa’s grotto, handmade arts, crafts and gifts and a miniature railway.

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Frankfurt Oktoberfest - An Enjoyable Autumn in Germany

Frankfurt Oktoberfest: An Enjoyable Autumn in Germany

Whenever you think of beer, you think of Germany. The country is home to the largest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest. And while many associate the festival with Munich, Frankfurt also celebrates the annual festival in the city. If you love sampling wine and beer, then Oktoberfest in the beer capital of the world, Germany, is definitely the vacation for you.

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Christmas Markets in Europe 2016

12 Best Christmas Markets in Europe

It’s almost Christmas Market season in Europe and you can practically smell the faint hints of pine trees and spiced-rum punch mingling with the enticing aromas of roasted almonds and hand-crafted gingerbread. Auto Europe has put together a list of our favorite holiday markets, each with an unparalleled quality that makes each venue exceptional.

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Blackpool Lights

Blackpool Illuminations Ignite Travel Plans

After enduring the sweltering heat of summer, millions of travelers will make their way to cool and breezy Blackpool, England, to view the annual Blackpool Illuminations, a joyous waterfront festival of lights. Combining a rich history, advanced technology, multimedia visual art, and spectacle, the Blackpool Illuminations have been dubbed “the greatest free light show on Earth.”

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European Harvest Festivals

Many Americans may be surprised to learn that the idea of a Thanksgiving feast is not a holiday that is unique to the US. While the theme of pilgrims and native American tribes coming together to celebrate is something that Americans latch onto, the idea of a festival in honor of a bountiful harvest is found throughout the world in many different cultures. Here are three festivals and celebrations that are held in honor of the harvest.

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