If you are looking for the best festivals and events in December, in all likelihood, you will end up narrowing your search field at Christmas markets.
And it could not be otherwise.
Cities like Bruges, Edinburgh, Nuremberg, Strasbourg, Zurich ... can shine with a truly unique, magical light. Small villages, and large Capitals, open their doors to visitors for a truly unforgettable holiday. As a couple, with family and children, i Christmas markets they are one of the main events of December not to be missed.
Provins, is a small village, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. For just one weekend of the month, you will be able to attend two days of magic. Appointment of the 15 and 16 December with the renowned Medieval Christmas. And, always remaining in the Christmas theme, the parade of the Krampus, in Munich, is the right opportunity to get acquainted with these weird, and disturbing, masked characters. And, how not to mention the incredible Samichlaus swim in Zurich? You will see people dressed as Santa Claus, swimming through the icy waters of the river. We report among the most incredible and unusual events of December!
Tollwood Winterfestival, always in Munich, it is one of the most interesting events of December in Germany. A Festival that has always stood out for the extraordinary cultural offer of music, theater, cabaret and art, with an eye to the environment and technology.
Beautiful scenery, authentic works of art and wonderful play of light, distinguish the most important, and expected, among the events of December: the Fête des Lumiéres in Lyon. From the 06 to the 09, the beautiful French city hosts a review that, by now, has made history. Wonderful itineraries await you among historical and suggestive places, with extraordinary works created ad hoc, by the best international artists.
Play of light, and beautiful scenery, animate, in the same way, the Capital of the Netherlands. THE'Amsterdam Light Festival, takes place over 60 days, throughout December and January with two routes to be done on foot or by boat. Imagine seeing from the Amstel, this wonderful city, with truly unique and incredible lights and colors. Guaranteed show.
And, who is in Amsterdam for the end of the month, certainly can not be lost International Ice Sculpture Festival, in Zwolle. Just one hour by train from the capital, a unique show, at temperatures .... icy.
Lots of fun, wild parties and techno music in a scenic landscape in the snowy mountains of Saalbach-Hinterglemm. Rave On Snow is one of the most important music festivals on the snow. Born 25 years ago, over the years it has become one of the industry's two benchmarks. Appointment from 13 to 16
We close the list with one of the December events dedicated to beer lovers. The small Belgian town of Essen, hosts the Christmas Beer Festival, annual appointment of the last month of the year, dedicated to the most beloved blonde. Craft beers and excellent dishes await you.