Every year I read blogs and stalk instagrams of Europe’s famous Christmas markets, and I swear that the next year I am going. They just look so fun. So Christmasy. So delicious. And every year, I end up using my vacation time or making plans, and alas, I have never been! But – as I say every year – maybe next year! I really want to go on a Viking river cruise (yes, far too much Downton Abbey…) through the Christmas markets!
In any case, for most of us Americans, it is just too far to travel, especially around the holidays. However, Quebec City, which is only a 1.5 hour flight from New York, offers a very European feel and the entire town goes above and beyond to decorate for Christmas. Plus, they have a legit Christmas Markets (plural!)! Quebec City just may fill that Christmas market hole in your holiday heart!