Christmas Market River Cruises: Journey Through Villages With Open Stall Markets With Gingerbread, Cloves, Sugar Cakes and Ale - Crown Cruise Vacations
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Christmas Market River Cruises: Journey Through Villages With Open Stall Markets With Gingerbread, Cloves, Sugar Cakes and Ale
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Princeton, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2018) – There is no better way to celebrate the Christmas season than with a festive journey aboard a Christmas Market river cruise, visiting European Christmas markets. Christmas Markets are generally open from mid-November until right before Christmas, but book now because these river cruises tend to sell out early, says Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding.
The history of Christmas markets goes back to the late middle ages in the German-speaking parts of Europe. The Vienna “December Market” was a forerunner of the Christmas market and dates back to 1294. In many charming towns and villages in Germany and Austria, Advent is usually ushered in with the opening of Christmas markets.
The Christmas market sailings on river cruise lines generally begin in mid-November and continue through the end of the year. These sailings are typically held on the Main, Rhine, Danube and Seine rivers. They are perfect for those wanting to experience the quintessential magic of the holidays while shopping for one-of-a-kind treasures.
The ambiance still feels Medieval at the Christmas Markets, held in the town square. See and hear festive singing and dancing as Christmas lights twinkle while you explore unusual handmade gifts such as nativity scenes, handmade children’s toys and unique art. Explore baubles made by master glassblowers and find distinctive decorations that surely will be treasured for years. Pass Gothic Churches scented of frankincense and myrrh while all your senses are awakened to the smells of gingerbread, cloves, sugar cakes and ale—truly an old-fashioned Christmas.
Christmas Market River Cruises
River cruise lines that offer numerous Christmas Market sailings in November and December include popular lines such as AmaWaterways, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Viking River Cruises. To learn more about the lines that visit the Christmas Markets and to find specific Christmas Market river cruise sailings, visit http://crowncruisevacations.com/index.php/cruise-lines/
Don’t miss the opportunity to the Christmas season as it’s been celebrated throughout history! Visit the Crown Cruise Vacations blog about Christmas Market cruises.
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