Dates : 26th November – 22nd December 2018
Opening times : Sun-Thu 12 noon-9pm
Fri & Sat 12 noon-10pm
The historical Christmas Market in Osnabrück is situated on the market square in front of St Peter’s Cathedral and is festively illuminated. There is a wonderful Christmas atmosphere with the half timbered houses and the air filled with the spicy scents of Glühwein, roasted chestnuts, Gingerbread and grilled sausages. A stroll around the historic city is a magical experience at this time of year, here you will see the world’s largest musical box playing Christmas carols and the children’s carousel made by skilled old-world craftsmen from 1907 which also plays Christmas carols.
Children will be excited by the visit of St Nikolaus each day.
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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