The Christmas season during which the streets of big cities like Madrid they acquire a great atmosphere thanks to theChristmas lighting.
But also thanks to the very popular Christmas markets and fairs.
In fact, as is the case with Madrid, East Christmas atmosphere it becomes a great tourist attraction for visit certain European cities.
Christmas market 2018 in the Plaza Mayor of Madrid
Good examples are the German markets or the Prague street markets.
Specifically, during the weeks preceding the festive dates, some of the main squares in the center of the capital are occupied by street markets where you can find traditional Christmas productsas well as decorations and nativity scenes.
But so-called ones are also very popular craft and gift fairs, places where you can find original Christmas products to meet your needs for gifts to family and friends.
And there is no lack of attractions oriented to the enjoyment of families, such as ice rinks, like the traditional ones of the Columbus square or the Cibeles Palace, or children's shows, like the traditionalCortylandia.
All these markets and fairs are a substantial part of the Christmas program in Madrid.
Christmas market of the Plaza Mayor in Madrid
Where to see Christmas markets 2019 in Madrid
If you plan to plan a trip to Madrid To live this Christmas atmosphere, you will be interested to know what are the Main markets and Christmas fairs in the capital, and although they have not yet been confirmed, you are also interested in knowing their dates and times.
And in this respect there are two the most outstanding markets that you can find in the center of Madrid during this Christmas season.
Market of the Plaza Mayor
The most traditional of Christmas markets in Madrid You may already be able to visit it from Friday, November 22 and it will remain open until December 31, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 23 p.m. from Friday to Sunday.
In this market that occupies the Main Square you will find more than one hundred booths exclusively dedicated to the sale of traditional products such as nativity scenes and Christmas decorations.
I can also tell you that the traditional craft and gift market known as Christmas Fair Christmas Card which was being held in Benavente Square ceased to be installed two years ago.
And the same has happened with the large booth that was installed in the central Callao Square for sale of Christmas decorations, which traditionally mountedThe English Court.
Mind you, the big one is still being maintained bright christmas tree which decorates this square during the Christmas holidays.
Craft Fair 2019 in Paseo Recoletos
The already traditional Handicraft Fair of the Community of Madrid which is traditionally installed in the Spain Square, possibly it will be relocated to the Paseo de Recoletos, between Cibeles and Colón, due to the works in its original enclave.
With opening dates from December 1 to 30, 163 artisan workshops in Madrid participate in this Christmas market, with representations of othersAutonomous communities.
Craft Fair 2018 at Paseo de Recoletos in Madrid
There you can buy handicrafts of jewelry, jewelry, ceramics, pottery, textiles, engraving, toys, headgear, glass and binding.
The schedules of theRecoletos Craft Fair They are every day, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. not opening on December 25, and closing at 3 pm on December 24.<>