Tips for the Christmas season

The Christmas market at the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin

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.

Aachen specialties and culinary tips

For pleasure travelers there are some specialties to discover in Aachen. These include the Aachen Printen. But there is more to eat in Aachen. For example, have you heard of Dresse Nougat? A different kind of sausage stand is also worth a visit.

The most beautiful Perchten caps

Every year the Schönperchten run takes place in Ebensee during the Raunächte. This is a custom that has been practiced in Upper Austria every year since around 1850 and attracts many visitors every year.

Christmas market in Heidelberg 2023

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.

When the Krampus gets around in Salzburg

When Krampus and Perchten are around at Christmas in Salzburg, all hell breaks loose in the Gnigl ​​district. The rough fellows accompany Saint Nicholas on his way through the Salzburg foothills of the Alps before December 6th.

Kripperlroas in Ebensee - visit private cribs

You can admire them until the beginning of February, the landscape cribs in the private houses in Ebensee in the Salzkammergut. Then private individuals open their houses to visitors at the Kripperlroas in Ebensee in Upper Austria.

Discover old Erzgebirge folk art

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.

Christmas romance in Gengenbach in the Black Forest

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.

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