The 8 Best Christmas Markets in Spain
When it comes to the best Christmas markets, Spain has some of them in some or its cities. In these markets, you can find the best the Christmas season has to offer to everyone to feel this season magic like, hot chocolate, ice skating rinks, artisanal items, fresh churros, and Christmas music. We have compiled the best Christmas markets in Spain and also the nearest to our Nido Aravaca location to create a kind of guide, so you know where to go if you’re looking for a bit of this Christmas warmth.
The Best 4 Christmas Markets in Madrid
Madrid is well-known for its Christmas light shows, night life and its wonderful city life. But also for its Christmas markets scattered throughout the city. Here, we will talk about the top 4 markets that Madrid has to offer. In these, you’ll find everything from traditional sweets to decorations for your home.
El Corte Ingles Christmas Markets
When it comes to Christmas, El Corte Ingles is the number one in Madrid, recognized in the whole country for their emblematic “Cortylandia” which takes place every year on one of their locations, with beautiful lights and animated figures. But there’s another christmas event of theirs that El Corte Ingles is famous for. The Christmas market on La Castellana, where you can feel the magic of these awesome days from the moment you go through its beautiful door adorned with christmas trees and lights. Here, you can find different food trucks from famous Madrid food brands, sweets, the famous San Gines churros and a perfect atmosphere for enjoying beers with friends.
This wonderful event is present on Castellana throughout December, and you can find it next to the Nuevos Ministerios metro station.
Plaza de España Christmas Market
We know that the Gran Vía and Plaza de España areas tend to impress on their own throughout the year. But in December, this beautiful area of Madrid dresses up for Christmas and brings with it all the magic of the season. In this Christmas Market, you can find food, crafts, ice skating, and more. This is the perfect place to have a beer with friends while walking through the different stands that offer a wide variety of things. This Christmas market is in the heart of Madrid right at the Plaza de España metro station.
Christmas Market at Plaza de Colón
The Christmas market takes place in Plaza de Colón has its own unique charm that sets it apart from othe others around the city. What makes this market stand out is the emblematic ice rink situated just a few steps away from it, this adds an extra bit of magic and joy to the holiday vibe that takes place in Plaza Colon. Beyond being a simple Christmas market, this market has become a must go for both locals and tourists over the past years. Year after year, residents wait for its return, while tourists find themselves attracted to the festive magic that fills the air in the city. The presence of the ice rink transforms the market into a perfect destination for both couples, friends and families.
The Best Christmas Markets in Seville
Feria del Belén
When it comes to Christmas markets in Seville, the Feria de Belén is one of the most emblematic in the city. In this wonderful Christmas market located in the heart of Seville, you can find many activities to do, as well as an incredible variety of food and handmade crafts. This marvelous fair occurs every year in Seville and never ceases to amaze the locals as well as the tourist that adventure themselves to know it.
Feria de Artesanía Creativa
As its name suggests, this Christmas market focuses mainly on handmade crafts but still it is not limited to it, as you can find a vast variety of things. But when it comes to the artisanal products these can range from variety of main ingredients from leather and ceramics to glass. You can find a wide variety of artisanal products, you might think this products are mainly directed to the Christmas theme, but the truth is that the offer is wider than that.
Mercado Navideño – Plaza de Magdalena
In December, this square becomes a small Christmas village of dreams. Here, you will not only feel the spirit and magic of Christmas, but you can also buy all those charming Christmas gifts for your friends and loved ones. In this magical Christmas market, you can also enjoy other food stalls and an incredible Christmas atmosphere.
Mercado Navideño Nervión
The Nervión Christmas market is one of the newest, but that doesn’t mean its charm is less compared to other Christmas markets in Seville that have been around longer. In the Nervión market, you can find a wide variety of artisanal items and food stalls with all the positive vibes of the Christmas season.
If you want more information regarding the christmas markets that will take place in Seville this year, there’s more information here.
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