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Europe’s 11 Merriest Christmas Market Webcams

Europe Christmas Markets

Christmas markets have been drawing holiday crowds in Europe since medieval times. The very first were located in Germany, Austria and eastern France. Today these festive, open-air markets can be found all around the world. Take a peek at the following live webcam links to see how some of Europe’s historic city centers have transformed into holiday shopping winter wonderlands this season.

Click on the picture to open the links to the live Christmas Market webcam feeds, and click on the city/country to open the official Christmas Market page for the destination.

Christmas Market Webcams in Europe

Berlin, Germany

Berlin Christmas Market

Kurfürstendamm is one of Berlin’s most recognized avenues and is comparable to Paris’ Champs-Élysées.

Dortmund, Germany

Christmas Market Dortmund

Alten Markt (Old Market) is in Dortmund’s historic city center.

Amberg, Germany

Christmas Market Amberg

The Marktplatz (Marketplace) in Amberg.

Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg Christmas Market

Rathausmarkt (City Hall Marketplace) is in the center of Hamburg.

Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg Christmas Market

This camera lets you pan Freiburg’s historic city center.

(You will need Google Translate to read this page in English.)

Vienna, Austria

Christmas Market Vienna

Watch this webcam pan 360 degrees in downtown Vienna for the Vienna Christmas Markets.

Mulhouse, France

Mulhouse Christmas Market

Place de la Réunion is Mulhouse’s historic center.

Basel, Switzerland

Christmas Market in Basel

Barfüsserplatz is located in Basel’s Old Town.

Bruges, Belgium

Bruges Christmas Market Webcam

Markt (Market Square) in Bruges.

Glasgow, Scotland

Christmas Market Webcams Glasgow

George Square in downtown Glasgow.

Olomouc, Czech Republic

Olomouc Christmas Market Webcam

Upper Square in the Czech Republic’s largest city.

Arctic Circle, Finland

Arctic Circle Live Feed

One more webcam… This isn’t a Christmas Market, but if you have children, they may enjoy a glimpse at Santa’s Workshop in Finland’s Lapland region.

(Unfortunately there is a commercial that this cam forces you to watch before connecting to it.)

For the ultimate holiday shopping experience, why not rent a car in Germany and tour some of the above mentioned Christmas Markets?


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3 Responses to Europe’s 11 Merriest Christmas Market Webcams

  1. Maria says:

    Great way to get out and see festivities around the world when you can’t get there in person.

  2. Cindy says:

    Thank you Maria! It is fun to see these historic city centers all decked out for the holiday season.

  3. Have been to the Christmas Market in Belgium & it was an amazing experience! You really get to know a lot about the place, the local people & their traditions when you visit these markets.

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