Throughout the month of December, many Christmas markets are set up in Auvergne VolcanSancy. This tradition is very present in France and throughout Europe. Why this tradition? Find the list of Christmas markets in Auvergne VolcanSancy to spoil your loved ones and prepare for the holidays.

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Christmas market tradition

  • Of German origin, the first Christmas market was born in Alsace in the XNUMXth century. It was called “Saint-Nicolas market”. We bought gifts for the children for Saint-Nicolas.
  • Until the 1990s, only the city of Strasbourg had a Christmas market.
  • Every year, throughout the month of December, thousands of tourists come. Illuminated chalets, gingerbread, mulled wine, wooden toys, people come here for its traditional side celebrating the magic of Christmas.
  • This is how in 1995, faced with its growing success, the Alsatian city presented its market in several international tourism fairs. The following year, Christmas markets flourished all over the world.

What to find at the Christmas markets in Auvergne?

The atmosphere that reigns in these markets is warm and joyful.

At the Christmas markets, you will find regional products such as Auvergne cheeses, to put on your table.

Stalls offer gift ideas such as crafts.

All in an atmosphere imbued with the magic of Christmas. You will often find a refreshment bar, truffade, hot chestnuts, sometimes even oysters..., and of course Santa Claus on some markets.

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