• Christmas market in Michelstadt
    Christmas market in Michelstadt ©Stadt Michelstadt (Dieter Müller)
  • Christmas market in Straubing
    Christmas market in Straubing ©Fotostudio Bernhard
  • Christmas market in Essen
    Christmas market in Essen ©EMG-Essen Marketing GmbH/Peter Wieler
  • Christmas market in Annaberg-Buchholz
    Christmas market in Annaberg-Buchholz ©Tourist-Information Annaberg-Buchholz
  • Christmas market in Freiberg
    Christmas market in Freiberg ©Stadtmarketing Freiberg GmbH
  • Christmas market in Lübeck
    Christmas market in Lübeck ©Lübeck und Travemünde Marketing GmbH (Jens König)
  • Christmas market in Ansbach
    Christmas market in Ansbach ©Amt für Kultur und Touristik
  • Christmas market in Lüneburg
    Christmas market in Lüneburg ©Lüneburg Marketing GmbH
  • Christmas market in Gengenbach
    Christmas market in Gengenbach ©Gengenbach - Kultur- und tourismus GmbH
  • Christmas market in Soest
    Christmas market in Soest ©Tourist-Information Soest
  • Christmas market in Esslingen
    Christmas market in Esslingen ©Esslinger Stadtmarketing & Tourismus GmbH/Rudel
  • Christmas market in Munich
    Christmas market in Munich ©Tourismusamt München
  • Christmas market in Mainz
    Christmas market in Mainz ©Touristik Centrale Mainz
  • Lindau/Bodensee: Christmas at sea harbor
    Lindau/Bodensee: Christmas at sea harbor ©Schneider
  • Christmas market in St. Wendel
    Christmas market in St. Wendel ©Amt für Stadtmarketing
  • Opening of the Christmas market in Stuttgart
    Opening of the Christmas market in Stuttgart ©Stuttgart Marketing GmbH
  • Christmas market in Kassel
    Christmas market in Kassel ©Kassel Tourist GmbH
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.

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