Julmarknad! It’s time to embrace the darkish, chilly Swedish winter, wrap up heat and head to your native Christmas market. Browsing open air stalls, fireplace-pits, listening to Christmas music with a sizzling chocolate or steamy mug of glögg in hand. The good aroma of grilled sausage, freshly baked pastries and waffles makes snacking simply inconceivable to withstand! Isn’t that simply the last word Christmas feeling?!
Although initially a German idea, these markets are actually well-liked world over. Each nation thriving on their alternative to showcase handicrafts, decorations, native meals and traditions distinctive to their very own cultures. Candles, Smoked deer, meats, mustards, top quality handicrafts, jewelry and knitwear are a number of the Swedish specialities to search for!
The first Christmas market in Stockholm’s outdated city (Gamla Stan) dates proper the best way again to 1837 and greater and higher yearly it’s nonetheless working immediately. Nowadays, these markets are held all through creation in all Sweden’s main cities, scaled down variations are additionally held in smaller cities and villages.
Although all have the fitting elements to fill you from head to toe with Christmas cheer, they do all have a very completely different vibe.
You can determine on medieval type, like that of the Gamla stan in Stockholm or for the extra adventurous thrill-looking for consumers Göteborg’s theme park Liseberg hosts its personal market and is rarely extra well-liked than at Christmastime.
Another beginner favorite, is the cosy, image-good…
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