Dates : 29th November – 22nd December 2018
Opening times : Sun-Thu 11am-8pm Fri-Sat 11am-9.30pm
During the advent period in the run-up to Christmas, the historic inner city in Constance is filled with Christmas market stalls stretching right up to the harbour. The large Christmas market attracts more than 400,000 visitors every year. Over 130 artisans, traders and food vendors spread their wares creating an enticing Christmas atmosphere. While visiting the popular Christmas Market in Constance, your palate will be tickled by the typical delicacies and regional sweets; enjoy them together with some mulled wine and punch. The majority of vendors come from the region and offer a very diverse selection of wares. One particular feature of the market in Constance is the “Christmas Ship” which is moored at the quay wall in the harbour. A special atmosphere is created on board ship as you continue your stroll through the stands. Come and experience the magic.
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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