Dates : 23rd November – 23rd December 2016
Opening times : Mon-Thu 10am-8pm
Christmas market at Hameln on the Weser,
Hameln-Pyrmont district, Lower Saxony
Approximately 60 to 70 festively decorated Christmas stalls and a Christmas Cottage are situated in the Pferdemarkt and Osterstrasse around the Hochzeitshaus and the Markt Kirche in the centre of Hameln. Here you can stroll through the market and see the displays of Christmas gifts on offer and take in the Christmas spirit. There is a Christmas tree, a nativity scene, a large Christmas Pyramid and a petting zoo for the children, Also for the children there is a special program of events planned every day, ranging from craft making to a puppet theatre. Also once a week Santa will be here to distribute gifts.
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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