Every year at the Gengenbach Christmas market in the Black Forest there is the Advent calendar Gengenbach in Baden-Württemberg with its changing motifs. The scent of roasted almonds and mulled wine then fills the air in Gengenbach in the Black Forest.
At the Heidelberg Christmas market you can stroll past the wooden huts to the smell of mulled wine, Christmas cookies and almonds. There are handicrafts, Christmas decorations, Christmas tree decorations and maybe one or the other Christmas present for the family.
Erzgebirge folk art is famous. The manufacture of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures has a long tradition in the Ore Mountains. As early as the 16th century, miners used their free time to work the wood in the region. Many still do this today.
The most beautiful Salzburg Christmas market for us is the Christmas market in Hellbrunn Palace. In the time before Christmas, a whole forest decorated with thick red Christmas tree balls stands in the courtyard of Hellbrunn Palace in Salzburg.
Two Christmas markets in Bavaria that could hardly be more different. Both are worth seeing. The Altötting Christmas market and the Passau Christmas market are just over an hour away by car. There are worlds between them.
When the Krampusse and Perchten go to Salzburg for Christmas, then all hell breaks loose in the Gnigl district. The rough journeymen accompany Saint Nicholas on his way through the Salzburg foothills in the period before December 6th.
What are the best travel gifts for travelers? We ask ourselves this question every year in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Do you have friends who like to travel? Then these are gifts that are guaranteed to make them happy. They are also useful.
We can recommend three Christmas markets in Salzburg. Christmas is especially beautiful in this city. Due to its location on the northern edge of the Alps, Salzburg is predestined to spread a Christmas spirit.
The Christmas market at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin is located on the square, which is surrounded by two church buildings - the German Cathedral on one side of the square and the French Friedrichstadtkirche on the other. A Christmas tree completes the picture.
The Christmas wonderland in the courtyard of the Stiftskeller St. Peter in Salzburg is a real gem. Nowhere can you experience Salzburg Christmas more beautifully than there. Not only that you can eat well in the monastery cellar, there is also Salzburg's most beautiful Christmas tree.