German Christmas Market Is Popular for Its Ancient Culture and Food

German Christmas Market Is Popular for Its Ancient Culture and Food
May 14 13:16 2018 Print This Article

German Christmas Markets have been popular since middle ages. However, this tradition still thrives with full energy in Germany. It is a wonderful opportunity for tourists to see local artisan’s craftsmanship, buy special souvenirs and enjoy seasonal treats.

What to expect from German Christmas Market?

It is a four-week open air event celebrated all across Germany until Christmas Day. In the town square, vendors set stalls and visitors from near and far flock to participate in this traditional event. Foodies can feast their senses with the aromas of roasting nuts, ginger bread, and flame-kissed sausages. In addition, festive music adds to the ambience.

If the weather is too chilly then enjoy glühwein to warm your body. The market is transformed into wonderland, when nightfall’s and twinkling lights cast soft glow over pine branch decorations and peaked tents.

German Christmas Market even has opportunities for tourists who seek holiday shopping or adventures like carnival rides. In addition, you can visit several German Christmas Market but narrowing choices is impossible. Below are best and popular ones.

Nuremberg

It is the oldest and you will find original, handcrafted items here. Try ‘Plum People’ prepared with nuts, plums, and raising. They are even called ‘Prune Men’. Gingerbread of Nuremberg is worldwide popular for its marzipan flavoring and soft texture.

Berlin

A modern city hosts extensive Christmas Market offerings. Book food tour Berlin package to enjoy more refined gastronomic presentation from country’s top chef during Christmas Market event held at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Gendarmenmarkt, Potsdamer Platz, Lucia, and Spandau. You can even enjoy entertainment in the form of music, acrobats, dance groups, fire artists, and jugglers.

Dresden, Cologne, Stuttgart, and more are still maintaining their Christmas Market Tradition. The trip to these markets will make you feel delighted about this Magical Christmas season, even if you are not a Christian.

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