This market opens on 26th November and is very popular and gets very busy in December, so best to go early. Eurostar takes you there for a return of £69pp (special offer price). Accommodation looks affordable, central and close to the market area and comfortable from lowcostholidays.com.
Brussels will hold its annual Winter Wonderland on the Place Sainte Catherine, from 26 November 2010 through to 2 January 2011.
Market opening times: monday-thursday : 12:00-21:00; friday-sunday : 11:00-22:00. Attention:on 24 December the market is open from 12.00 - 18.00 and on 25 December from 14.00 - 22.00.
Ice Rink opening times: Daily open from 27/11/0ç to 03/01/2010: from 11.00- 22.00..
Attention: on 24 and 31/12 closed at 20.00; on 25/12 open at 12.00 and 01/01 open at 14.00..
An array of products will be available in a warm and friendly atmosphere. This market with its cheerful lights, delicious aromas and a vast number of stalls promises a true holiday atmosphere. In addition to the Christmas Market the ice skating rink offers fun for all. This year for the first time a separate small skating rink invites toddlers to enjoy this wonderful winter sport too. And the holiday atmosphere would not be complete without a visit to the Grand’Place decorated in festive lights for the occasion.