Dates : 28th November – 23rd December 2018
Opening times : Mon-Thu 10am-8pm
The pleasant smell of the “Lebkuchen“, gingerbread, baked apples and beeswax – Christmas is in the air. With almost childlike joy, locals and visitors alike enjoy Advent and its contemplative charm at the atmospheric Christmas market, held each year in the charming old town of Passau against the splendid backdrop of the Cathedral of St. Stephen.
In the weeks before Christmas Eve the tastefully decorated square in front of the Cathedral, offers a unique flair and a range of high-quality products in selected stalls. Discover the variety of different crafts, artistic skills that have almost fallen into oblivion and the taste of regional specialties. The Passau Christmas Market will inspire you.
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!
Discover a wealth of information on travelling by Motorhome, Caravan or Boat when planning your holiday or trip of a lifetime
Which ever way you wish to travel, do it with style!