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Christmas Markets 2012 in Strasbourg, Alsace

Capitale de Noel

Alsace is not only the land of the Christmas trees. This beautiful region of the northern France has also the capital of Christmas, which is also the regional capital, the city of Strasbourg.

Christmas  in Strasbourg

Christmas in Strasbourg

Here, the Christmas Markets are twelve, called marchés de Noël and occupy various squares of the historic center. There is the Christmas capital in the place Broglie. It is served as the village Bredle et des des vignerons de la Couronne d’or in place of Austerlitz. Blooms the marché de Noël du terroir et de l’artisanat Place de la Gare. Born marchés de Noël on Place de la Cathédrale, place du Château and Place du Corbeau.

Christmas Biscuit  in Strasbourg

Christmas Biscuit in Strasbourg

There are chalets and admire thematic stands like : the flavors of Alsace Place des Meuniers. The Comptoir des Rois Mages in place Benjamin Zix. The Carré d’or in place du Temple-Neuf. The Village du Partage in place Kléber. The Village in Place Gutenberg and the géorgien des enfants place in St Thomas.

Capitale de Noel

Capitale de Noel

There is a Village géorgien in Strasbourg this year because the city is a host country, Georgia just a State of the Caucasus which is or known and valued (even though we are often dealing with …) by the age-old traditions and to be discovered. As for the chichilaki, the Christmas tree or the typical sweet called Georgian churchkhela. The Christmas Markets in Strasbourg date back to 1570 and in 2012 will be open from the 24th of November to the 31st of December. Here is a rundown on the most interesting Christmas markets in which you can spend a few days in December.

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