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