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SWEDEN

Location:
Liseberg near Gothenburg,



2014 exact dates to be confirmed but below is what was on offer in 2013

15th Nov - 29th December 2013

Welcome to the biggest Christmas market in Scandinavia!

With 4,768,220 Christmas lights you can’t expect anything less than a brilliant Christmas!. You’ll find around 80 cabins and shops here, packed with everything that makes Christmas special.

The design and craft market offers an enviable selection of gifts from famous names such as iittala, Georg Jensen, the Kingdom of Crystal (including Orrefors and Kosta) and Lammhults furniture. In the Lapland area you can buy unique Sami handicrafts and see the reindeer. And don’t forget to visit Liseberg Ice Gallery & Bar, the interior of which is sculpted entirely from ice from the Torne river.

Our restaurant larders are well stocked with plenty of Christmas specialities and the aromas of mulled wine and toasted almonds will be wafting around the park. Grab the chance to give Santa your wish list, enjoy an ice show and join in a Christmas singalong with Lotta Engberg and Curt-Eric Holmquist.

To take it all in you should set aside one or two days. If you plan to stay the night we recommend the Hotell Liseberg Heden, Hotell Barken Viking or Lisebergsbyn Kärralund.

Times vary every day. Closed Christmas eve and Christmas day. Follow web link to see full times.

Information and opening times

T: +46 (0)31-400 220



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Liseberg welcomes you
How to say "Merry Christmas" in Swedish:
God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt År

Gothenburg the Christmas city
Feel festivity levels soar with a winter break in Gothenburg, only a short two-hour flight from London. Mixing a warm sense of tradition with contemporary Swedish design, highlights of Gothenburg the Christmas city include...

Liseberg Christmas market Decorated with five million twinkling lights and 700 Christmas trees, Liseberg Amusement Park's Christmas market is Scandinavia's biggest. It features 80 rustic market stalls selling arts and crafts, as well as seasonal foods such as traditional Swedish marinated herring, roasted reindeer served by Sami reindeer herders from Lapland, dressed in their fascinating and highly-decorated traditional costumes, marzipan pigs and traditional mulled and spiced wine, known as glögg. There's also a sparkling ice skating rink for onlookers and participants alike to enjoy and Christmas sing-alongs to add to the festive vibe.

Other Christmas markets in the city...

Gothenburg boasts many more Christmas markets, including the traditional market at the Crown-house building, dating from the 1600s. Step back in time as you browse Swedish handicrafts sold by artisans dressed in costumes from yester-year, and be sure to visit the old chocolate works next door too, offering the finest festive confectionary. Open from 1 to16 December (closed on Mondays).

Walk the Lane of Light (or hop on a vintage tram!)

Walk the unique 3 km illuminated trail through the heart of Gothenburg (from 7 December to 6 January). Set off on a magical meander from the central harbour all the way to Liseberg Amusement Park's Christmas market. Combining innovative lighting design with a love of Christmas the old-fashioned way, the city architects and light designers have created this year's Lane of Light around the theme of love. And, if you don't fancy walking, why not take a ride on the beautiful Ringlinien vintage tram instead?

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The tradition of St Lucia
Witness a delightful, candle-lit Swedish national tradition: every year (12 and 13 December 2012), towns across Sweden hold Lucia concerts - including, of course, Sweden's second city, Gothenburg, the capital of West Sweden. The city's chosen Lucia (Queen of Light) is duly crowned with a halo of candles, and her coronation is marked by a majestic concert held in candle-lit churches across the city, including the incredibly atmospheric Vasa Church. Choral pieces sung by the Lucia troupe of seven girls bring divine enchantment to the packed churches and tears to the eyes of those enjoying the spectacle.

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