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The Swiss take Christmas seriously with Santa Claus flying his sleigh in Montreux. Here are 7 markets to visit

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By Team Lounge
Published Dec 04, 2023

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Basel Christmas Market: Held in the shadow of the Basel Cathedral, it is the largest one in Switzerland

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Montreux Market: Over 170 craftspersons and restaurateurs will sell their wares till December 24

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Lucerne Christmas Market: Open till 21 December, it is decorated with hundreds of lights, baubles and candles

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Lucerne's Craft Market is as popular, selling homemade jewellery and gift items made by locals

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In Zurich, visit the oldest Christmas market in Dörfli in the Old Town or the Zurich Main Station market

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Geneva's Noel au Quai is on the banks of Lake Geneva. Enjoy mulled wine, fondue or buy trinkets

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Bern hosts 11 unique Christmas markets, all within walking distance of one another  

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