Within the Historic Old Town of Lübeck are Nine Christmas Markets: With its historical attractions and medieval atmosphere, 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 […]
The Nuremberg Christmas Market is Known as the “Little Town from Wood and Cloth”: With over two million visitors every year, the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt can easily claim to be one of the more popular Christmas markets in Germany. In the medieval setting of the old town of Nuremberg, visitors can shop for all kinds of Christmas […]
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.
Munich’s Christkindlmarkt is the Oldest in the Bavarian Capital: When it comes to Christmas markets, Munich has plenty of choices for the visitor. There are over 20 Christmas markets in the Bavarian capital, but the main Christkindlmarkt and the oldest in the city is held at the historical Marienplatz each year. Marienplatz Christkindlmarkt Marienplatz is […]
Frankfurt Weihnachtsmarkt is one of the Oldest and Prettiest in Germany: The Frankfurt Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt) is 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 visitors […]
Hamburg – the Christmas Capital of the North – Hamburg Weihnachtsmarkt: Hamburg stakes its claim as the Christmas capital of the north. This is because nowhere else in the north of Germany are there so many Christmas markets within such close proximity of each other. From the main train station to its neo-Renaissance town hall […]
Cologne – a Popular Destination at Christmas Time: With no fewer than seven Christmas markets, the cathedral city of Cologne is a popular destination at Christmas time. Christmas Market at Cologne Cathedral (24 Nov 2014 – 23 Dec 2014) Cologne’s main Christmas market, the Weihnachtsmarkt am Kolner Dom, is set against the magnificent backdrop of […]
Heidelberg’s Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt) is spread over five city squares in the Old Town. There are 140 booths throughout the picturesque, winding lanes of the Old Town, bound to set visitors in the mood for the Yuletide season.