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4 Star Cologne & Rhine Valley Christmas Markets (L) 3 £299.00
4 Star Dusseldorf & Cologne Christmas Markets (L) 3 £229.00
4 Star Taste of Europe Twixmas Dec 2015 (L) 3 £249.00
Aachen & Valkenburg Christmas Markets (L) 3 £319.00
Aachen, Cologne & Valkenburg Christmas Markets (L) 4 £369.00
Aachen, Maastricht and Valkenburg Christmas Markets (N) 3 £249.00
Bamberg, Wurzburg, Nuremberg and Frankfurt Christmas Markets (L) 5 £509.00
Berlin, Potsdam & Dresden Christmas Markets (L) 6 £499.00
Christmas in Austria, Twixmas in Prague, New Year in the Rhineland (L) 11 £1199.00
Christmas in Cologne & the Rhineland (L) 4 £439.00
Christmas in Hannover and the Harz Mountains (L) 6 £525.00
Christmas in Saxony - Halle & Leipzig for Single Travellers (L) 6 £769.00
Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol and Bavarian Castles (L) 7 £659.00
Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol, Twixmas in Vienna and New Year Cruising on the Rhine (L) 11 £1249.00
Christmas in the Black Forest (N) 6 £559.00
Christmas on the Moselle (N) 6 £529.00
Christmas or New Year in Berlin (L) 6 £599.00
Christmas or New Year in the Black forest (L) 7 £779.00
Cologne, Aachen and Valkenburg Christmas Markets (L) 4 £369.00
Cologne, Hannover, Hamelin & Goslar Christmas Markets (L) 5 £399.00
Copenhagen, Lubeck and Munster Chhristmas Markets (L) 6 £599.00
Dresden, Berlin & Potsdam Christmas Markets (L) 6 £499.00
German Christmas Markets (N) 3 £215.00
Hamburg and Lubeck Christmas Markets (L) 5 £479.00
Hamelin, Hannover, Goslar & Cologne Christmas Markets (L) 5 £399.00
Heidelberg, Strasbourg & Trier Christmas Markets (L) 5 £459.00
Koblenz, Cologne & Rhine Valley Christmas Markets (L) 3 £299.00
Lubeck and Hamburg Christmas Markets (L) 5 £479.00
Magical Aachen and Cologne Christmas Markets (L) 3 £249.00
Magical Cologne Christmas Markets (L) 2 £179.00
Magical Markets of the Rhine Valley 4 days (L) 3 £279.00
Magical Markets of the Rhine Valley 5 days (L) 4 £349.00
Medieval Hannover, Hamelin, Goslar & Cologne Christmas Markets (L) 5 £399.00
Monschau and Aachen Christmas Markets (L) 3 £309.00
Munich, Innsbruck and Salzburg Christmas Markets (L) 6 £419.00
New Year in Bavaria & The Romantic Road (L) 6 £599.00
New Year in Berlin (L) 6 £649.00
New Year in Cologne & the Rhineland (L) 4 £439.00
New Year in the Black Forest (L) 6 £679.00
Nuremberg, Bamberg and Wurzburg Christmas Markets (L) 5 £509.00
Potsdam, Berlin & Dresden Christmas Markets (L) 6 £499.00
Thuringia, Erfurt, Weimar Christmas Markets (L) 5 £479.00
Trier and Luxembourg Christmas Markets (L) 3 £309.00
Trier, Bernkastel-Kues & Luxembourg Christmas Markets (N) 3 £219.00
Trier, Heidleberg, Koblenz & Strasbourg Christmas Markets (L) 5 £459.00
Weimar, Erfurt and Thuringia (L) 5 £479.00
Wurzburg, Bamberg and Nuremberg Christmas Markets (L) 5 £509.00

Germany Market News

Germany Christmas Markets

The towns and cities along the Rhine and Moselle valleys provide an idyllic setting for a romantic Christmas Market break.   Half-timbered buildings are festively lit and the aromas of mulled wine out of the local vineyards and cinnamon permeate the air at traditional Christmas markets. Guests can snuggle up at cosy hotels and the Christmas shopping is friendly and relaxed. The region’s beautiful cities captivate visitors with their rich history, labyrinthine old quarters, mediaeval market squares and striking cathedrals.

Buildings steeped in history are illuminated by thousands upon thousands of fairy lights, while the aroma of gingerbread wafts through the air. The Christmas markets in Trier, Koblenz and Mainz are particularly famous and are quite large. If you want to visit the smaller Christmas markets, those in Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem, Rüdesheim, Worms, Speyer and Ahrweiler are highly recommended.

Although a relatively small market, Worms located on the Rhine, boasts a 'Living Nativity scene', whilst Speyer, also located on the Rhine, offers the additional attraction of an ice rink. Trier, which is Germany's oldest city tracing its origins back to Roman times, hosts a charming Christmas Market in the Hauptmarkt Square with the cathedral providing an impressive backdrop.

You'll be spoilt for choice, but one thing you can be certain of is an unforgettable experience when visiting some of the best Christmas Markets Germany has to offer in the cities and towns in the Rhineland/Pfalz region.


 

  
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Stuttgart Christmas Market
Dating back to 1692, the Stuttgart Christmas markets are some of the oldest and largest in Europe.

Awaiting 2015 Market Dates

Bamberg Christmas Market
Situated on seven hills, Bamberg Christmas Market is located at the very heart of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bamberg in Northern Bavaria.

Awaiting 2015 Market Dates

Baden-Badener Christkindelsmarkt
Christmas market Baden-Baden 23 November – 30 December 2015

Open From 23 Nov 15 to 30 Dec 15

Aachen Christmas Market
Being the closest Christmas Market in Germany to the UK, with travel time approximately 4 hours by train, the Aachen Christmas Market has become one of the most sought after for UK visitors.

Open From 20 Nov 15 to 23 Dec 15

Altoetting Christmas Market
Advent and Christmas 2014 in Altoetting - the nicest time in the Heart of Bavaria, the home of Pope Benedict XVI

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Dortmund Christmas Market
With around 300 stands, the Dortmund Christmas Market is amongst the largest and most popular in Germany.

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Leipzig Christmas Market
The beautiful city of Leipzig hosts one of Germany's largest and oldest Christmas markets.

Open From 24 Nov 15 to 23 Dec 15

Christmas in Potsdam (near Berlin)
Visit Potsdam, one of the most beautiful historic cities in Germany. The unique traditional Christmas markets are surrounded by breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Nuremberg Christmas Market
The world famous Nuremberg Christmas Market attracts visitors from around the globe. The Christmas Market in Nuremberg dates back over 400 years. Visitors will find the charm of the Nuremberg Christmas Market compelling and irresistible.

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Dusseldorf Christmas Market
Festively decorated huts at numerous unqiue Christmas markets throughout the city centre of Düseldorf as well as an ice-skating rink transform the city into a winter’s tale.

Open From 19 Nov 15 to 23 Dec 15

Trier Christmas Market
The enchanting Trier Christmas Market takes place on the medieval Main Market and in front of the imposing backdrop of the Trier Cathedral.

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Berlin Christmas Market
There are around 60 Christmas Markets in Berlin. The really popular Berlin Christmas Market is centrally situated. A real effort is made to maintain the quality of products sold at the Xmas Markets in Berlin.

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Frankfurt Christmas Market
Dating back to 1393, Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the oldest in Germany. Come and enjoy hot Applewine and Bethmännchen almond candies under Germany's tallest Christmas tree!

Open From 25 Nov 15 to 22 Dec 15

Nostalgic Christmas Market in Bad Hoenningen
Start the most wonderful time of the year with a visit to our little town on the Rhine, where Christmas is celebrated in the traditional way!

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Braunschweig Christmas Market
Every year, the squares around care transformed into beautiful Braunschweig Christmas Market with elegant illuminations and a delightful atmosphere

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Wuerzburg 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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Winter Wonderland at Europa-Park
With numerous winter attractions, festive decoration and a fascinating show programme, Germany´s biggest theme park offers plenty of fun and entertainment for the whole family also during winter time.

Open From 28 Nov 15 to 10 Jan 16

Koblenz Christmas Market
More than one hundred wooden stands will be located at Koblenz Christmas Market in the historic district of Koblenz, on offer will be an extensive range of arts and crafts as well as Christmas decorations

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Erfurt Christmas Market
Erfurt invites you to discover one of Germany's most beautiful Christmas Markets to soak up the atmosphere of more than 1,270 years of history.

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Berlin - Weihnachtsmarkt vor dem Schloss Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg Palace is an ideal place for an outstanding Christmas market, due to its baroque setting and also its central location of the City-West.

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Bernkastel Traditional Christmas Market
The Bernkastel Christmas Market is one of the most popular on the River Mosel. Some visitors to the Christmas Market in Bernkastel will cruise the Rhine.

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Hannover Christmas Market
The Hanover Christmas Markets add to the city's special yuletide ambiance during this time of the year.

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Landshut Christkindlmarkt
Landshut's Christkindlmarkt is one of the prettiest in Bavaria. Set amid the magnificent façades surrounding the picturesque square in front of the Church of St. Jodocus in Freyung.

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Bremen Christmas Market
Bremen Christmas Market is very easy to fly to and is the closest of all Germany's Christmas Markets, The Tourist Board who host the Christmas Market in Bremen are totally committed to ensuring that your visit to the Bremen Xmas Market is an unforgettable experience.

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Bonn Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market)
Gingerbread, burnt almonds and Glühwein (mulled wine) - Bonn Christmas Market conjures up a festive atmosphere in the City Centre

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Dresden Christmas Market (Striezelmarkt)
At Christmas time the Dresden Christmas Markets transform the city on the River Elbe into a winter wonderland, filling the city with sparkling lights and festivities.

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Munich Christmas Market
Draped in shimmering snow and illuminated by twinkling fairy lights, the charming Munich Christmas markets enchant visitors from all over the world

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Garmisch Christmas Market
Located at the foothills of Germany's highest mountain the Garmisch Christmas Market is situated in the best known resort in the Bavarian Alps.

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Cologne Christmas Markets
Experience the advent season in Cologne with its festive illumination and visit one of the seven Christmas markets with their unique atmosphere.

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Rudesheim Christmas Market
Merry ol' German Christmas, Advent's Spirit at River Rhine & Christmas Joy around the World - within the Rudesheim vineyards, at the gate of romantic Middle Rhine

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Augsburg Christmas Market
Enjoy a stress-free discovery of Swabia’s most beautiful Augsburg Christmas market with a unique atmosphere and surrounded by historical scenery?

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Mainz Christmas Market
The historic market square in Mainz is a blaze of lights. The air is scented with a Christmassy mixture of roast almonds, gingerbread, hot chestnuts and mulled wine

Open From 26 Nov 15 to 23 Dec 15

Hamburg Christmas Markets
The Hamburg Christmas Markets transform the city into a beautiful maritime spectacle.

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Lubeck Christmas Market
The Lübeck Christmas Markets provide a medieval atmosphere within historically important cultural sights shaping the this beautiful North German town and testify its great past as a Hanseatic City

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Twinkling Star Christmas Market, Wiesbaden
The 2014 Wiesbaden Christmas market transforms the city into a sparkling winter wonderland.

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Heidelberg Christmas Market
There is no better place to celebrate the festive season than at the Heidelberg Christmas Markets.

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Freiburg Christmas Market
In the heart of the historical old city centre young and old have enjoyed the fascination of Freiburg’s Christmas Market. Fascinated by the multitude of traditional crafts such as glass blowing or the colourful wooden toys.

Open From 23 Nov 15 to 23 Dec 15