Hanseatic Lübeck's medieval quarter (a UNESCO World Heritage site) is the perfect setting for a Christmas wonderland. To put you in festive mood, there are seasonal concerts in its five brick-built churches. Maritime Lübeck has no fewer than seven Christmas markets: the historical market outside St. Mary's Church and the family market on the banks of the Trave river, the two arts and crafts markets in the Hospital of the Holy Ghost and St. Peter's Church, and the Christmas markets on Rathausmarkt, Koberg square and on Breite Strasse. 'Christmas with the Buddenbrooks' gives literature fans a live taste of Thomas Mann's classic book and there is a fairytale forest for kids at St. Mary's Church.
Christmas market - opening times
25 Nov - 30 Dec 2014
11am - 9pm daily
25 & 26 Dec 2013 closed