For a Christmas market trip to Switzerland, groups will need to fly. So, for the perfect winter mini break, these are two of our favourite Swiss markets. Set in vibrant cities, with so much to do, the flight is definitely worthwhile:
Basel Christmas Market Guide
On the boarder of Switzerland, Germany and France, Basel is a river city on the Rhine. Around 100 illuminated pine trees flank the longest Christmas street in Europe. As well as the myriad of around 200 wooden huts, there are traditional specialist shops and contemporary boutiques. Each year hundreds of businesses seasonally decorate their windows and there are many festive concerts and shows. Read more...
Geneva Christmas Market Guide
Superb lake views make this the perfect setting for the Christmas market and winter celebrations. To add to the holiday spirit, Geneva offers other activities during the festive period: L'Escalade ceremonies; open air ice skating at the Place du Rhone; the annual Christmas Tree Festival and an icy swimming race starting at Jardin Anglais. Read more...