Dates : 28th November – 22nd December 2018
Times : from 4pm on the 28th November
Hannover‘s Christmas market takes place at the historical old quarter around the Market Church and on the Ballhofplatz. There are around 170 festive Christmas stalls selling traditional Christmas decorations from the Erzgebirge and Thuringian Forest, wooden toys, ceramics and handicrafts. There are tasty doughnuts, roasted nuts and Glühwein the aromas of which waft on the evening air.
Enjoy the magical Christmas atmosphere of the romantic Old Town streets and squares.
There is no better way to get in seasonal mood than to make a stroll through Hannover’s festively illuminated Old Town and city centre. Enjoy the magical atmosphere and olde-worlde charm of the Christmas illuminations. The illuminations and decorations, and the historic setting, reflect the real spirit of Christmas – conjuring up a completely new look to the city centre, which you can explore in the professional company of our tour guides. Top off the tour with a glass of delicious mulled wine (Glühwein) at the traditional Christmas Market (1 mulled wine or children’s punch per person included).
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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