During these holidays, the Christmas markets in Madrid become a magical place to visit. With its lights, exhibitions of nativity scenes, beautiful Christmas trees, craft stalls and leisure activities, they create a very special atmosphere. It is also the opportunity to get more original Christmas gifts. And also, if you come to the city with your family, it will be a perfect plan for the little ones, as it will be a sensation that they will never forget from their walks through Madrid. We give you some recommendations to visit. We start with the Christmas Market in the Plaza Mayor, the best known in the city. In the beautiful square there are 104 booths where you will find all the traditional Christmas products to decorate the trees, your house and the figurines for the nativity scenes. You can also buy the typical joke items. Open from November 24 to December 31.
The Craft Fair-Market in the Plaza de España is also typical at Christmas. It is ideal to prepare your Christmas gifts. There are ceramics, jewellery, goldsmith pieces, fabrics, toys, sculptures,... handcrafted by the best craftsmen. You can go from December 10 to January 5. It is one of the best options among the numerous Christmas markets in Madrid.
Activities in Madrid for your children
We continue with our proposals for Christmas markets in Madrid. Other Christmas Craft Fairs where you can find handmade gifts, clothes, sweets,… are: the Craft Fair in Jacinto Benavente Square, the Craft Fair in Santo Domingo Square and the Craft Fair in Plaza del Carmen . In front of the Royal Palace, in Plaza Isabel II, the Christmas Sweets Fair takes place, where you will find all kinds of sweets to accompany the table during the Christmas holidays, as well as other products such as bread, cheese, drinks, etc. You cannot miss the Cat Market in the Cultural Center of the Armies, a beautiful building on Gran Vía, 13. In its more than 100 exhibitors there is fashion for the whole family, accessories, organic cosmetics, handicrafts, jewelry, art, collecting, DIY, vintage fashion, decoration, art,... It has a gourmet area to snack on and you can also enjoy the traditional nativity scene of the old Military Casino. From December 2 to January 5. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. And of course, if you come to spend a few days in Madrid during your Christmas holidays, we recommend you come to Casual Madrid del Teatro. Located in the heart of the capital, very close to Sol, Gran Vía and Atocha. From our hotel you can walk to all the markets and thus savor Christmas.