Dates : 22nd November – 23rd December 2018
Opening times : Sun – Thurs 11:00 – 20:00
Fri & Sat 11:00 – 21:00
Sunday, Nov. 25th (Dead Sunday) closed
Rüdesheim Christmas Market of Nations
In the Christmas Market in Rüdesheim you will find one of the most beautiful cribs in Europe and each day there will be a visit from the Christkind in Oberstrasse at 18:00. For something different to do during this festive time, why not take a boat ride? or take a ride on the Rüdesheim cable car. There is plenty to do and see here in Rüdesheim. More than 20 nations from six continents bring and offer their goods, specials, customs and celebrations of the season.
St. Nicolas at River Rhine
Being patron of children, merchants and sailors, Nikolaus of Myra is very special to River Rhine. His day is celebrated around the 5th to 7th of December. His celebration starts at the market on 5th of December, St. Nicolas’ Eve, with the traditional ‘Bescherung’ of pre-schoolers and St. Nicolas’ concert.
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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