The bratwurst and glühwein are on the way as the 9th November marks the return of the UK’s longest running festive markets, the award-winning Manchester Christmas Markets.
The common misconception about the Manchester Christmas markets is that it’s a German affair, however Manchester adopts a much more international approach featuring a multitude of cuisines and gifts from every corner of the globe. Grab a slice of true Neapolitan pizza, a forkful of authentic Spanish Paella or even try a traditional roast dinner wrapped up in an enormous Yorkshire pudding! (It’s actually amazing).
Nothing quite gets your in that festive mood like wrapping up and grasping a steaming mug of mulled wine. Each year the Christmas Markets created a uniquely designed mug which can be yours to keep for £3 (usually).
With a stay at CitySuites, Manchester’s most attractive spots are only ever a stone’s throw from our doorstep.
If you wish to get into the thick of the festive action, you'll want head to Albert Square, situated on the steps of the stunning Manchester Town Hall. This is where you'll find the icon Santa perched on the entrance to the town hall overlooking the action. This is the main place to grab a bite to each and indulge in the various beverages on offer!
Our Christmas Market tip; make the 3-minute walk to Cathedral Gardens where you’ll find a more relaxed surrounding in which to soak up the festive atmosphere.
Popping out for lunch? You won't need to go far. Head to New Cathedral street! If you can temp yourself away from the high-end brands, you'll find Witch House, a quieter spot to grab a Christmas market staple; bratwurst!
Thinking of visiting with the kids? Cathedral gardens is the place to go. With a heater skelter, merry-go-round and ice rink, there's plenty to do whilst you treat yourself to a Baileys infused hot-chocolate or a Prosecco!
Make sure you stay up-to-date with everything you need to know about the Christmas markets by clicking right here for the latest from the Manchester Evening News.
Make a weekend of it...
With Manchester's Christmas markets being one of the UK's favourite, space in the city soon sells out! With our Christmas Markets City Break offer you can save £36 a night on a 2-3 night stays with our Complete Christmas Stay accommodation package!
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