The historic Christmas Market around the Marktplatz (Market Square) of Mainz takes place from November 28 to December 23. Enjoy “gebrannte mandeln” (roasted almonds) and Glühwein (mulled wine) next to the thousand year old St. Martin’s Cathedral. Stroll through the alleys with decorated stands and find traditional Christmas handicrafts and other small presents. Special highlights are the life-size nativity at the Cathedral and the eleven meters high Christmas pyramid, both made of wood. Fairground rides for children are available.
Sun – Thu: 11 a.m. – 8.30 p.m.
Fri + Sat: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
For more info see www.mainz.de.