Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Nuremberg 2018

Where: Nuerenberg, ,
When: 2018 from end November till end December .
Christmas market - CarniFest Online Photo © All Rights Reserved
Christmas market
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The Christmas Market in Nuremberg (Weihnachtsmarkt) is known as the glorious and prettiest in all Germany. The decorated stands situated in auptmarkt (market square) in the center of the ancient quarter of the city.

Its surrounding buildings create a wonderful setting for the stands of presents, decorations and food. More than two millions visitors attend the market every year. The city is filled with thousands of locals as well as thousands tourists that arrive particularly for this event. It is recommended to book a room in advance.

The market’s events start on Friday before the first Sunday of the Advent. (In the Christian calendar, the first season of the church year, a period of preparation for the birth of Jesus. Advent begins on the Sunday nearest to November 30 and continues until Christmas). In an official ceremony, the Nuerenberg Christmas Angel delivers a speech in Our Lady’s Church.

The market visitor enjoy the aesthetic and culinary unforgettable experience due to the Christmas songs that are heard all around, the beautiful stands, the local food and off course (Glühwein) the hot wine that warms the body and soul.

Opening hours:
Monday – Thursday 09.30 – 20:00
Friday – Saturday 9.30 – 22:00
Sunday 10:30 – 21:00
Dec – 24th 09:30 – 14:00

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:
Nuerenberg online
Market and Agricultural Department
Leyher Strase 107
90317 Nurnberg
Phone:+ 49(0)911 / 231 - 26 91
Fax: + 49(0)911 / 231 - 27 02
Contact Email:

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:
911
Longitude:
11.06833°
Latitude:
49.44778°

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