Lübeck Weihnachtsmarkt – 2014 Lübeck Christmas Markets

Lübeck Christmas Market

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 … [Read more...]

Nürnberg Christkindlesmarkt – Nuremberg Christmas Market 2014

Nurnberg-Christkindlesmarkt

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, … [Read more...]

The Magic of Cologne’s Weihnachtsmarkt – Christmas Market 2014

Cologne Christmas market

Christmas markets in Cologne (Weihnachtsmarkt): When it comes to Christmas markets in Germany, the city of Cologne puts on quite a show. There are actually six Christmas markets in this town and we were fortunate to have visited the biggest of them all, the Cologne Cathedral … [Read more...]

Christkindlmarkt – Munich Christmas Market 2014

Christmas-Markets

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 … [Read more...]

Frankfurt Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) 2014

Frankfurt Christmas markets

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 … [Read more...]

Hamburg Weihnachtsmarkt – Hamburg Christmas Market 2014

Hamburg-Christmas-Market

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 … [Read more...]

Christmas Markets in Cologne, the Cathedral City – 2012

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 (26 Nov 2012 - 23 Dec 2012) Cologne's main Christmas market, the Weihnachtsmarkt … [Read more...]

Heidelberg’s Atmospheric Weihnachtsmarkt

Getting into the mood for the Yuletide Season at Heidelberg Weihnachtsmarkt: It's close to dinnertime when our coach pulls into Heidelberg. It's pitch dark and we're dropped off a little distance from the Christmas market as the coach can't get into the Old Town. It's brrrrh cold...and part of … [Read more...]