Coburg is situated on the riverbanks of Itz River in North East Bavaria. It is known due to ”Veste” castle which is located on the hill above the city. The Christmas market is held during Advent (Four week period before Christmas).
On its first day, the children of the town’s choir march with light candles in a parade to the city center where the official opening ceremony of the market takes place.
On the Christmas Market days accommodations can be fully booked, hence it is recommended to make a room’s reservations in advance in order to find a room in a reasonable price.
In the wooden huts of the market which are illuminated with colorful lights, the visitors can buy decorations for the holiday, various wood and ceramic crafts side by side with typical food of the market.
The smells of the roasted chestnuts, the hotdogs Bratwurst that are unique to Coburg, the hot wine (Gluhwein), hot cider and punch warm the body and soul of the visitors in the cold winter nights of December. Coburg Market with its holiday spirit is recommended for the whole family.