Posts Tagged "christmas markets"

A Stroll Through Heidelberg

Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!

Christmas Market of Nations in Rüdesheim

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

The romantic town of Heidelberg

Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!

Rüdesheim Christmas Market of Nations

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

Germany's Christmas Markets are in every town

Germany’s Christmas Markets

The Ultimate Guide to Germany’s Christmas Markets

Stuttgart Beer Festival

Fests 101 in Deutschland

Almost every weekend you can find a fest somewhere in Germany. This article will shed light on some celebrations and explain the different types of fests.

Advent in the Rhineland Region

The Rhineland region offers some exceptional Christmas markets. Dusseldorf, (Köln), Aachen and Bonn are four of the best in the region.

20 Best Christmas Markets in Germany

In Germany, “Christkindlmarkt” or Christmas market accompanies the four weeks of Advent. Here’s my top 20.

Christmas Markets Make You Believe In Santa Again

There are few places to match the feeling one gets when visiting a German Christmas market for the first time.

Nuernburg Christkindlemarket

Top 5 Christmas Markets in Germany

Bavarian Munich to the small traditional town of Goslar up to the north and over to the east, the following five markets are my favorite in Germany.

Wuerzburg Christmas Market

Würzburg Christmas Market

In the heart of the Old Town of Würzburg one of Germany’s most picturesque and enchanting Christmas Markets attracts thousands of visitors every year.

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Braunschweig Christmas Market

Braunschweig (Brunswick) is the second largest city in Lower Saxony, a city with an impressive, lively cultural scene and attractive shopping opportunities.

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Tübingen Christmas Market

On the 3rd weekend of Advent Tübingen invites you to its colourful and distinctive christmas market in the old town. It begins on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. and… Read more

Aachen Christmas Market

The World-Famous Aachen Christmas Market

The tradition of Christmas markets goes back centuries, both in Europe and in America. However, if an American ever gets the chance to explore European Christmas markets, especially in Germany, count yourself blessed.

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Baden-Baden Christkindelsmarkt

The internationally celebrated spa and festival city of Baden Baden will have a very special atmosphere in the period from 25 November until 30 December 2013 with its Christkindelsmarkt.

Bonn Christmas Market

Bonn Christmas Market

Every year, Bonn’s Christmas fair conjures up a festive atmosphere on Münsterplatz and Bottlerplatz, on Windeckstrasse, Vivatsgasse, Friedensplatz and Poststrasse.

Weimar Christmas Market

Weimar Christmas Market

When the town center of Weimar is lit up by fairy lights every evening, the aromas of roasted almonds and fresh Stollen cake waft through the streets, and the strains… Read more

Constance Christmas Market

Lake Contance Christmas Market

During the advent period in the run-up to Christmas, the historic inner city in Constance is filled with Christmas market stalls stretching right up to the harbor. The large Christmas… Read more

Osnabrueck Christmas Market

Osnabrück Christmas Market

The old Town Hall, St. Mary’s Church and St. Peter’s Cathedral are parts of the setting that gives the Osnabrück Christmas market its special ambiance. It is the snug atmosphere… Read more

Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt

Probably the most well known German Christmas market is the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg. There is a written record of it as early as 1628. More than two million visitors from… Read more

Augsburg Christmas Market

Augsburg’s Christmas Market & Angels

The Augsburg “Christkindlesmarkt” is a village of booths forming one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany.

Wiesbaden Twinkling Start Christmas Market

Wiesbaden’s Twinkling Star Christmas Market

This year, the Twinkling Star Christmas Market in Wiesbaden celebrates its 13th birthday. Whilst in Christmas market terms this a fairly new market, it is certainly wasting no time in… Read more

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Christmas Markets in the Stuttgart Region

Fairy Lights and Christmas Magic During the weeks of Advent the Stuttgart Region is bathed in a special yuletide glow. Nearly 300 nostalgic Christmas markets attract visitors to enjoy a… Read more

Christmas Markets in Germany

Tips & Tricks for Visiting Christmas Markets in Germany

The Christmas Markets of Germany are the best part of Christmas in Germany. If you are stationed in Europe during the holidays, this is a something you can’t miss out on. Even if you plan to travel or head home for Christmas, the markets kick off at the end of November, so you’ll have plenty of time to get your share of Glühwein (mulled wine) and Nutella smothered crepes or waffles!