OFF TO MARKET The best cheap European Christmas market destination
Another Eastern European country that’s very cheap to stay in is Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital, which was recently found to be the cheapest city for a weekend break in Europe.
Once you get to the city, expect grand churches and lots of them – the city has 28 of them in its Old Town alone.
The city’s biggest Christmas market is in the Cathedral Square, which has a huge lit-up tree and many sparkling lights.
Make sure to try staples from the market such as pastries, mulled wine and herbal tea.
Sweet chestnuts, gingerbread and freshly baked bread are also on the menu.
The market has 24 different stalls selling ceramics, glass and jewellery.
Make sure to take a ride on the city’s Christmas Train, which runs through the streets of the old town and round the city to delight little ones.
The market runs from December 1 – January 7.