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The Best Swedish Christmas Markets 2019

Dec 05, 2019 anne_pihl
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As the days get shorter and darker, a visit to a Christmas market can be just the ticket to lift your mood and ease you into the festive spirit. Whether you are interested in traditional Swedish craft, sampling the delights of local produce or just want to soak up some Christmas atmosphere, this is the perfect place to spend an afternoon or evening. Your nearest Christmas market (or julmarknad, as it’s known in Swedish) usually offers activities for all the family and there’s always lots of warm glögg (a spiced, usually alcoholic drink, served warm) available to help keep out the cold.

We’ve put together a list of the best Swedish Christmas markets in 2019 with links to further information to help you plan a visit.

CENTRAL SWEDEN

Old Town, Stockholm

When: November 23th-December 23rd

Tickets: Free

Skansen, Stockholm

When: Every weekend between November 30th and December 22nd

Tickets: 170 kronor for adults, 60 kronor for 4-15-year-olds, 150 kronor for students and seniors

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm 

When: December 7th-8th

Tickets: If you want to visit the palace itself, it’s 130 kronor for adults

The Royal Stables, Stockholm 

When: November 28th-December 1st

Tickets: 100 kronor (free for under-12s in the company of a guardian)

Liseberg theme park, Gothenburg

When: November 15th-17th, 22nd-24th, 28th-30th, and December 1st, 4th-8th, 10th-23rd, 26th-30th.

Tickets: Entrance from 120 kronor (free for children up to 110 centimetres)

Kronhusjul, Gothenburg

When: November 30th-December 21st (closed on Mondays)

Tickets: Free

Astrid Lindgrens Näs, Vimmerby

When: December 13th-15th

Tickets: 60 kronor (20 kronor for children aged 8-14 and free for 0-7s)

Jul på Vallby, Västerås

When: November 30th-December 1st

Tickets: Free

Wadköping Christmas Market, Örebro

When: November 24th, December 1st, 8th and 15th

Tickets: Free

NORTHERN SWEDEN

Gammelstads Kyrkstad, Luleå

When: December 7th-8th

Tickets: 30 kronor

Jokkmokk Christmas Market, Jokkmokk

When: December 7th-8th

Tickets: free

Christmas Market at Västerbotten Museum, Umeå

When: December 7th-8th

Tickets: Free

Christmas Market at Nordanå, Skellefteå

When: December 8th

Tickets: Free

SOUTHERN SWEDEN

Malmö Christmas Market

When: November 21st-December 23rd

Tickets: Free

Mitt Möllan Christmas Market, Malmö

When: December 7th-8th

Tickets: Free

Kalmar Castle, Kalmar

When: November 28th-December 1st

Tickets: 90 kronor (free for under-12s)

Jul på Fredriksdal, Helsingborg

When: December 6th-8th

Tickets: 120 kronor (free for under-18s)

Wapnö Gård, Halmstad

When: November 21st-24th and November 29th-December 1st

Tickets: 100 kronor (free for under-12s)

Bosjökloster Christmas Market, Höör

When: November 29th-December 1st

Tickets: 100 kronor (50 kronor after Sunday 2pm and free entry from 3pm; free for under-18s)

Enjoy!!!

Photo credit: Ulf Lundin/imagebank.sweden.se

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