Dates : 28th November – 29th December 2018
(24.12, 25.12 and 26.12. closed.)
Opening times : Mon to Sat from 10:00 to 20:30
Sunday 11:00 am to 20:30
The Göttingen Christmas Market is located in the old town of Göttingen. It is situated in the Market Square, Old Town Hall and the twin towers of St John’s Church. The world famous Goose Girl fountain is located at the Christmas market.
There are a great many artisans represented at the market, there are carpenters, wood-carvers, candle-makers, glass-blowers and potters, and you will be able to watch these people at work on their crafts right here in the market. Whatever you are looking for, you will find here, jewelry, incense, watches, cribs, oils or spices or much much more.
As for the festive foods, well there bratwurst and Glühwein stands, other stands will be selling potato pancakes, spring rolls and mushroom dishes, there are treats such as waffles, roasted almonds, candied apples, freshly made crêpes, chesnuts, breads, alpine cheeses and sausages, baked fish and all sorts of baked goods. These are only some of the things that you can find here at the market so to find the complete list come and join us!
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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