Top 6 Christmas Markets
- 6 maps with our tips for the best Christmas markets Germany
- Discover every side of the German Christmas tradition
- The best Weihnachtsmärkte in Berlin, Munich, Dresden, Heidelberg, Hamburg and Cologne
Top 6 Christmas Markets in Germany
The light of the shimmering decorations and the fragrance of cinnamon envelop the german streets and once you are there you will be caught by the Christmas Spirit. The cold temperatures are heated up by the warm atmosphere: people drinking Glühwein, eating Kraut Schupfnudel and tasty sausages. We prepared for you a selection of spots where you can dive into the german christmas tradition. Just print or download the maps and let us guide you through the best Christmas Markets Germany! …and don’t forget your woolen hat and gloves!
Address: Weihnachtsmarkt at Marienplatz, Theresienwiese, Münchner Freiheit,…
Tip: Here you will find a unique Christmas atmosphere. Christmas markets in München are scattered all over the city: the middle age Christmas market, the market of the artists, the tipical bavarian one… But if you want something different visit the Tollwood winter festival! Munich is provided by a great public transportation, so you have the chance to visit them all!
Address: At Rathausmarkt, St. Petri, Spitalerstraße, at the Gänsemarkt,…!
Tip: Christmas Markets in Hamburg are a good chance to discover the hanseatic heritage. In front of the Town Hall you can find the main Christmas market, which is one of the most representative. Don’t miss Santa Claus with his reindeer sleigh flying above your head! Everyday from 4 pm to 6 pm he will tell the story of Rudolph, the reindeer with the red nose!
Address: Gendarmenmark, Weihnachtsmarkt at Spandau, at Postdamer Platz…
Tip: The most popular Christmas market in Berlin is without doubt the Weihnachtszauber at the Gendarmenmarkt. But by visiting Berlin during Christmas, you can’t forget that this is a city with a lot of personalities: discover what’s behind the main scene! For example, what about the first vegan Weihnachtsmarkt in Berlin? Be green at the Glashaus!
Address: Striezelmarkt, Mittelalterlicher Weihnachtsmarkt,…
Tip: The oldest Christmas market in Germany started back almost six centuries ago in Dresden and today is still active: the Striezelmarkt. Also this year it’s opening its doors and it will gather thousands of people coming from all over Europe! If you have a car don’t miss the nice Christmas markets in the surroundings!
Address: Heimat der Heinzel, Roncalliplatz, Chocolate Museum…
Tip: Köln offers a wide choice of Christmas markets. The main one is held near the old Cathedral of the city. In addition to the typical settings, this Christmas market is also enriched and enhanced by live music performances. Don’t miss the artisans’ Christmas Market at Stadtgarten!
Address: Kornmarkt, Marktplatz, Anatomiegarten, Universitätsplatz…
Tip: Christmas markets in Heidelberg are a must for those who want to feel the german traditions. More than 140 stalls give to Heidelberg a unique atmosphere that you won’t find easily in other Christmas Markets Germany. Take the time to enjoy the stunning view of the castle!
Top 6 Christmas Markets Germany (Weihnachtsmärkte)
A Christmas Market in Germany is the place where all the best of Christmas traditions of Germany are gathered. During Christmas time every stall is the mirror of the character of every german city. But what brings them all together, is the fragrance of mulled wine, cinnamon and, most of all, the warmth coming from all the people attending a Christmas market like an occasion to stop the time and to stay together. By spending your Christmas time in Germany you will be carried away by a unique atmosphere: people drinking Glühwine, eating tasty sausages and artisans selling their handmade products is the setting you will find only by visiting a Christmas Markets in Germany. Show me the list
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