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Location: Germany

Christmas markets in Germany

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 country’s beautiful cities including Trier, Koblenz and Mainz captivate visitors with their rich history, labyrinthine old quarters, mediaeval market squares and striking cathedrals.

Christmas Market and Festive Breaks to Germany

You’ll be spoilt for choice, but one thing you can be certain of is an unforgettable experience when visiting the Christmas Markets in Germany. Please see our Christmas breaks section for a wide choice of Christmas market coach tours, seasonal breaks by air and rail and fabulous hotel offers.-

Dates and times 

Please note the information and dates on the markets are subject to change.

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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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Potsdam
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Rothenburg Christmas Market

Well known for its medieval setting, Rothenburg Christmas market is one of the most picturesque in Germany

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Stuttgart Christmas Market

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

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Stuttgart
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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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Bernkastel
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Bonn Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market)

Gingerbread, burnt almonds and Glühwein – Bonn Christmas Market conjures up a festive atmosphere in the City Centre

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Bonn
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Bremen Christmas Market

Bremen Christmas Market, with a historical setting, romantic lighting and festive;y decorated booths creates a special Christmas atmosphere every year.

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Bremen City
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Essen Christmas Market

Christmas means it’s time for the International Christmas Market Essen

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Essen
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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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Dresden
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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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Lubeck
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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.

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Bamberg
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