I was fortunate to take a Danube Viking River Cruise before 2020 and have great memories of the experience. I just read where Christmas markets, filled with treasure, great food, mulled wine, and the ever-important souvenir mugs, are also all over the United Kingdom. Manchester, England, for example, offers several markets in the city. This year’s main event is in Piccadilly Gardens.
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Northern European Christmas markets have been around since the fourteenth century originating in the German-speaking part of Europe. Although they have been popular with world travelers for a long time, the river cruise industry has shown a new spotlight on the fun, holiday shopping experience. When I sailed with Viking River Cruises, I visited markets in Nuremberg, Kelheim, Regensburg and
There’s more to a Viking River Cruises Christmas Market Cruise along the Danube River than shopping. Before each visit to the famous European markets, passengers take bus or walking tours of grand cities in Germany, Austria and Hungary. While visiting Regensburg, Germany, the oldest city on the Danube, we walked from the Viking Longship Njord along the waterfront to the