Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Kassel 2018

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When: 2018 from end November till end December .
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Christmas market
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Every year, from the second half of November until Christmas, Kassel holds a beautiful Christmas market. The market is spread over Königsplatz and Friedrichsplatz. The houses around the ancient squares are a beautiful decoration to the festive market.

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 sold various handcrafts, presents and presents for the holiday side by side with hotdogs, hot chestnuts, candied almonds and apples, hot wine, Glühwein and punch that warm the heart and soul of the visitors in the cold winter nights according to German tradition.

Opening hours:
Daily 11am-8pm

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
 

Event Related Information

Contact details:
Kassel Tourist Information Centre in the Town Hall
Obere Königsstraße 8
Phone:+49(0)561/707707
Fax:+49(0)561/7077169

Country Information

Capital:
Berlin
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency:
230V 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+49
Time Zone:
CET (UTC+1)
UTC+1 , (Summer (DST) UTC+2)
Language:
German .
Location:
Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
German National Tourist Board (GNTB) Beethovenstraße 69 60325 Frankfurt/Main Fax: +49 (0) 69/75 19 03
Climate:
Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind.
Germany background and overview
As Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occupied by the victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945. With the advent of the Cold War, two German states were formed in 1949: the western Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the eastern German Democratic Republic (GDR). The democratic FRG embedded itself in key Western economic and security organizations, the EC, which became the EU, and NATO, while the Communist GDR was on the front line of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for German unification in 1990. Since then, Germany has expended considerable funds to bring Eastern productivity and wages up to Western standards. In January 1999, Germany and 10 other EU countries introduced a common European exchange currency, the euro.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
561
Longitude:
9.5°
Latitude:
51.31667°

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