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.

25/11/2019 - 30/12/2019 - Lübeck
The "Christmas City of Northern Germany" invites to several fantastically festive Christmas markets all over the medieval Old Town.
25/11/2019 - 23/12/2019 - 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 (lower h ...
25/11/2019 - 23/12/2019 - Cologne
Set against the backdrop of the cathedral (Dom), Cologne’s landmark, the Christmas market “am Dom” presents craftsmen in 160 pavilions. The cathedral is not only here as a real building, but also as in ‘Dom-Speculatius’. The Neuma ...
26/11/2019 - 22/12/2019 - Erfurt
 Erfurt's Christmas Market is one of the loveliest in the whole of Germany and is the largest in Thuringia. ...
28/11/2019 - 18/12/2019 - Lübeck
Fantastic handicraft and unique Christmas present ideas – that's the Craft Market in St. Peter's.
28/11/2019 - 23/12/2019 - Bamberg

During the Christmas season, the marketplace at Maximiliansplatz in Bamberg's pedestrian zone is filled with pre-Christmas magic. In the heart of the Old Town with its illuminated and decorated shops and streets, the irresi ...
29/11/2019 - 09/12/2019 - Lübeck
Around 150 craftspeople from Germany, Scandinavia, the Baltic, Israel and Peru will present their most beautiful works in the Gothic church, with 100 small huts in the nave and the medieval vaulted cellar.
07/12/2019 - Dresden
The Stollenfest makes for an unusual highlight of the Dresden Striezelmarkt.
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019 - Bamberg

Artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their selected works in lovingly decorated stalls and booths on Jakobsberg hill with its impressive and historical ambiance.

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