Dates : 30th November – 23rd December 2018
Opening times : Mon – Sat 10:00 – 20:30
Sundays 11:00 – 20:30
Würzburg, Main, Franconia
There has been a Christmas Market in Würzburg since around 1800 and this year it is here again in the marketplace with the wonderful backdrop of the Gothic chapel of St Mary.
Around 80 stalls will display their Christmas gifts, crafts, and festive food and drink. On offer are ceramics, candles,Christmas wreaths, wood carvings, nativity figures, nativity stables, straw stars, Christmas tree ornaments, glitters jewelry, wooden toys, tin toys, leather goods, textiles, Christmas trees and much more.
With the aroma of Glühwein and roasted almonds the air it brings the festive spirit of Christmas to the market.
For the children there are pony rides and fun fair rides, and there will also be Christmas concerts during the season.
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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