Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Coburg 2024

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When: From end November until end December 2024
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Christmas market
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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.

Opening hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-8pm
Sun 11am-8pm

For accommodations, check the most recommended hotels in Coburg and around, most of them suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY:
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Coburg Tourist Information
Phone: +49 9561 74180
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Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark.
Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind.
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German National Tourist Board (GNTB) Beethovenstraße 69 60325 Frankfurt/Main Fax: +49 (0) 69/75 19 03
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