17 Amazing German Christmas Markets 

Germany is one of the best places to visit in Europe over the festive period because every village, town, and city across the country hosts its own unique Christmas Market.

To inspire your Germanic getaway, here are the best Christmas markets in Germany to visit.


The Christmas market of Marienplatz is one of Munich’s best and is voted year after year as one of the best traditional Christmas markets in Germany.

Marienplatz, Munich

This is a great place to visit for first-timers looking to indulge in multiple markets over several days, and to learn more about German history and culture.

Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

Christkindlesmarkt, Nuremberg

Its classic German town square is transformed during the end of November throughout December into a magical Christmas city.

Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin

A beautiful place to visit, but over Christmas, the historic palace in the west of Berlin is decked out in true festive fashion.

Old Town Christmas Market, Würzburg

If you are looking for one of the most picturesque and enchanting Christmas Markets in Germany then you should check out the city of Würzburg.

As Christmas lights turned on, the historic castles and churches of the city are brightly illuminated to brighten-up the cold and grey of winter.

Marktplatz, Stuttgart

The Medieval city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber transforms into a fairytale-like setting as the seasonal shops flood into the city’s streets.

Reiterlesmarkt, Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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