Eat lebkuchen, drink gluhwein and be merry at Germany's Christmas markets

A local choir singing in a mediaeval square, at one of Germany's annual Christmas market.
A local choir singing in a mediaeval square, at one of Germany's annual Christmas market.PHOTO: RACHEL LEES

GERMANY - There is something about Germany's annual Christmas markets that captures people's imaginations.

Perhaps it is the snow-dusted cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses adorned with fairy lights, or raising your voice in unison with a local choir as they sing Silent Night in a mediaeval square.

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