Dates : 26th November – 24th December 2018
Opening: Sunday – Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 9.30 pm
23rd December 10am-10pm
24th December 10am-2pm
The historical atmosphere of the Augsburg “Christkindlesmarkt” enchants visitors each year. With a long tradition and a wide variety of goods, the market attracts more than one million people to Augsburg every year.
The Augsburg angel performance
The angel performance of the Augsburg Christmas Market is famous far and wide. Twenty-three angels appear on the beautiful backdrop of City Hall and turn it into a giant Advent calendar. The Augsburg angel performance takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 18:00. An exception is the 23 December: On this day, the angels appear only at 19:00 and then climb over steps up to the porch in front of the town hall.
Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël – Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
German Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
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