Christmas from A to Z

Christmas markets in Germany: a delight for all the senses

Tempting aromas, the festive glow, all the wonderful sounds of the season and delicious yuletide treats. Germany's Christmas markets will appeal to every one of your senses.

Beautifully decorated stalls offer handicrafts and gifts, festive baked treats, glühwein and delicious regional specialities. All the while, choirs and brass-bands provide festive musical accompaniment. Throughout Germany, Christmas markets celebrate seasonal customs and traditions in delightful historical settings. Particularly popular with visitors are Nuremberg's Christkindlesmarkt and the Striezelmarkt in Dresden.

Choose from more than 150 of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany. Click on the symbol on the map of Germany for a picture, opening times and a link for each market.

27/11/2017 - 30/12/2017 - Lübeck
Open air markets at the main market square, Breite Straße, Koberg and Sandstraße
27/11/2017 - 23/12/2017 - Bremen
The market square with its historical buildings is the perfect setting for Bremen's enchanting Christmas market. Visitors come from far and wide to browse around the craft stalls and Christmas exhibitions in the town hall (low ...
28/11/2017 - 22/12/2017 - Esslingen am Neckar
The Esslingen Medieval Market and Christmas Market is unique – and “more full of adventure than any other in Germany”. With more than 200 booths, the Esslingen Market is also one of the largest in the region.
02/12/2017 - Dresden
The Stollenfest makes for an unusual highlight of the Dresden Striezelmarkt.
16/12/2017 - 17/12/2017 - Naumburg
Enjoy the Christmas market that is held in the vineyards of Roßbach and Naumberg in the wine-growing region of Saale-Unstrut.

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