Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Spain in July
  2. 2 Another tipping question: concierges
  3. 3 Boston to Le Marche - which airport?
  4. 4 Full day in Sintra..what to focus on
  5. 5 Northern Italy with 2 kids itinerary help
  6. 6 Overnight trip from Barcelona
  7. 7 I need help deciding ASAP!
  8. 8 Which airport for Bellagio?
  9. 9 Acorn TV
  10. 10 Swiss Trip Itineraryand Charges
  11. 11 Island Hopping in the Cyclades
  12. 12 Petrol in Greece
  13. 13 great hotel and food in Lyon
  14. 14 Trip Report We're here!
  15. 15 New Law Regarding Vacation Rentals in Paris
  16. 16 Paris and London Christmas / NY EVE
  17. 17 Urgent- Pleaseee HELP - Spain, Italy or France for Xmass and New years
  18. 18 Best method to travel from Antalya to Cappadocia?
  19. 19 6-7 Days in France
  20. 20 International Flight Question
  21. 21 5 Days in Switzerland
  22. 22 Help!! 2 week Europe trip with 6 year old daughter in December!!
  23. 23 Destination from London by train, advice please
  24. 24 Where to weekend away from Frankfurt
  25. 25 Honeymoon on a Budget
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Manchester Christmas Markets

Jump to last reply

We spent a very pleasant day yesterday at the Christmas Markets in Manchester. We,ve been to similar offerings in Europe, like Prague, but they are a lot smaller. Manchester has several hundred stalls in chalet style spread across the City centre, not just crammed into one square.

There's a great deal of choice of Christmas ornaments, food and gifts. The food is decribed thus:

"The array of food and drink on offer is mind-boggling, with mouth-watering delicacies from all over Europe. Try sweet and savoury treats from Dutch mini pancakes and Hungarian goulash to Spanish paella. Relax with a hot chocolate, warming Gluhwein, German or Spanish beer or French wine".

See the website: http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/616/specialist_markets/5687/new_for_2012_visitor_information_and_travel

Don't mean this to sound like a pushy ad, but it was so good and if you can and you are near, take the time to go and see.

Advertisement