AS A UNIVERSITY TOWN, THE FREIBURG CHRISTMAS MARKET IS A LIVELY ONE: Freiburg im Breisgau is the gateway to the Black Forest region and on our way back to our Black Forest hotel and we call in at the lively Freiburg Christmas Market. The Freiburg Weinachtmarkt is held on the Rathausplatz (town hall square). The […]
THE NUREMBERG CHRISTMAS MARKET IS KNOWN AS “LITTLE TOWN FROM WOOD AND CLOTH”: With over two million visitors every year, the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt or Nuremberg Christmas Market can easily claim to be one of the more popular Christmas markets in Germany. In the medieval setting of Nuremberg Alstadt (old town) there are 180 markets stalls offering […]
The Krampus Run is a 500-year old tradition and at the Munich Christkindlmarkt, the devil himself makes a show at the Christmas market.
THE MUNICH CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS THE OLDEST IN THE BAVARIAN CAPITAL: When it comes to Christmas markets, Munich has plenty of choices for visitors – there are over twenty Christmas markets in the Bavarian capital. The main Munich Christkindlmarkt and the oldest in the city is the one at the historical Marienplatz. Marienplatz Christkindlmarkt Marienplatz is […]
STEPPING BACK INTO THE MIDDLE AGES AT THE DRESDEN MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS MARKET: The Dresden Striezelmarkt is the largest and most famous of the Dresden Christmas markets, but a Christmas market with a difference and one which we like a lot is the Dresden Medieval Christmas Market. Watched over by a Christmas angel, the Dresden Medieval […]
CHINESISCHER TURM WEIHNACHTSMARKT – A CHRISTMAS MARKET AT MUNICH’S CHINESE TOWER: The Chinesischer Turm Weihnachtsmarkt (Chinese Tower Christmas Market) is an unusual name for a German Christmas Market and it is so called because in the middle of the market grounds stands a giant Chinese pagoda. The 25-metre high wooden Chinese Tower is one of […]
Frankfurt Weihnachtsmarkt is one of the Oldest and Prettiest in Germany: The Frankfurt Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt) claims to be one of the oldest in Germany – it seems that there has been a Christmas market in Frankfurt since 1393. With its rich history and steeped in traditions, the Frankfurt Christmas Market is a huge attraction for […]
WeihnachtsZauber – Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market: The WeihnachtsZauber on Gendarmenmarkt is one of Berlin’s most popular and stylish Christmas markets during the festive season and for a very good reason. This centrally located Christmas market is framed by the Französischer Dom, the Konzerthaus and the Deutscher Dom, and with more than 1,000 strings of fairy […]
Within the Historic Old Town of Lübeck are Nine Christmas Markets: With its historical attractions and medieval setting, Lübeck exudes charm at any time of the year. But at Christmas time, this “Queen of the Hanseatic League” is more than charming. Decked out in Christmas lights, stars and beautifully decorated Christmas trees, Lübeck has some nine […]
There’s something magical about Christmas markets and when it comes to Christmas markets, the city of Cologne puts on quite a show. In this city there are actually seven Christmas markets, including the famous Cologne Cathedral Weihnachtsmarkt.