Dates : 28th November – 23rd December 2018
Opening times : 11:00 – 21:00 Daily
In the golden glow of festive lights the 200 Traditional Christmas Chalets at the Mannheim Christmas Market display their festive wares. Alongside the Christmas decorations, handicrafts and gifts, there are culinary delights with the aromas of the spices of the Glühwein wafting on the air and the tempting Gingerbread, Chocolate -covered fruits, Stollen and Christmas biscuits all on show, there is something here for everyone. There is also a stall with a wonderful selection of salamis.
Around the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree there are knitwear, ceramics, leather goods, wooden toys and jewelry. Christmas decorations for the home, baubles, candles, crib figures and lanterns, Christmas Pyramids from the Erzgebirge, fragrance products and more.
There is also plenty on offer for the young visitors , and the “young at heart”, with carousels and nostalgic rides, and the highlight is a visit from St.Nikolaus.
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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