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Christmas market listings, Dec. 6 and beyond

Austria

www.austria.info/uk

Bregenz: Through Dec. 23; bregenz.travel/events/maerkte/weihnachtsmarkt.

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Graz: Through Dec. 23; graztourismus.at.

Innsbruck: Hungerburgbahn; Dec. 14-16, Dec. 21-23; christkindlmarkt.cc.

Innsbruck: Modern Christmas market, Maria-Theresien-Strasse, through Jan. 6; christkindlmarkt.cc.

Linz: Main square, through Dec. 23; linz.at/english/tourism/519.asp.

Rattenberg: Weekends through Dec. 22, admission 5 euros; http://tinyurl.com/a8bx7yo.

Salzburg: Hellbrunn Castle, through Dec. 24; hellbrunneradventzauber.at.

Salzburg: Domplatz, through Dec. 26; christkindlmarkt.co.at.

Vienna: Rathausplatz, through Dec. 24; christkindlmarkt.at.

Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace, through Dec. 26; http://tinyurl.com/afsxmqo.

Vienna: Spittelberg, through Dec. 23; spittelberg.at.

Belgium

www.opt.be

Antwerp: Groenplaats, Dec. 8-31; antwerpen.be.

Brugge: Simon Stevin Plein and Market Square; through Jan. 1; brugge.be.

Brussels: Through Jan. 6; http://tinyurl.com/bcg37a2.

Dinant: Dec. 14-30.

Durbuy: Through Jan. 6.

Eupen: Dec. 14-16; http://tinyurl.com/bberznl.

Ghent: St. Baafsplein, Dec. 7-30; flandern.at/Winter.aspx.

Leuven: Ladeuze Square and Herbert Hoover Square, Dec. 12-23; leuvensekerstmarkt.com/English/english.htm.

Liège: Place du Marché, through Dec. 30; villagedenoel.be/EN/index.asp.

Mons: Mons’ Snowy Heart, Dec. 14-Jan. 6.

Namur: Place d’Armes and Rue de Fer, through Dec. 31; noelanamur.be.

Uccle: Parc du chateau d’Enghien, Dec. 14-16; marchedenoel.be.

Ypres: Market Square, through Jan. 6; kerstmarkt-ieper.be.

Czech Republic

www.czechtourism.com

Prague: locations include old town square and Wenceslas Square, through Jan. 6; http://tinyurl.com/dxfbdcw.

Denmark

www.visitdenmark.dk

Aarhus: Christmas in Den Gamle By, through Dec. 30; http://tinyurl.com/a3x3j5l.

Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens, through Dec. 23; 95 Danish krone (about $16); tivoli.dk.

Tønder: Through Dec. 23.

England

www.travelengland.org.uk

Bath: Through Dec. 9; bathchristmasmarket.co.uk.

Birmingham: Victoria Square and New Street, through Dec. 22; birmingham.gov.uk/frankfurtmarket.

Bristol: The Podium, Broadmead East and Merchant Street South, through Dec. 29; visitbristol.co.uk/things-to-do; bristols-christmas-markets-p31891.

Gloucester Quays: Festive Fayre, around the Quays, Dec. 14-16.

Leeds: Millennium Square, through Dec. 16; http://tinyurl.com/bkjy262.

Lincoln: Through Dec. 9; lincoln-christmasmarket.co.uk.

London: Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, through Jan. 6 (closed Christmas Day); hydeparkwinterwonderland.com.

Manchester: Various locations, including Albert Square, through Dec. 23; visitmanchester.com/articles/shopping/christmas-markets.

Sheffield: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/d9vnsjz.

Winchester: Winchester Cathedral, through Dec. 23; winchester-cathedral.org.uk/christmas/christmas-market.

Estonia

www.visitestonia.com/en

Tallinn: Through Jan. 8; visitestonia.com/en/tallinn-christmas-market.

France

www.us.franceguide.com; www.marche-de-noel-alsace.com

Amiens: Parfums d’Hiver, Le Marché de Noël d’Amiens Market, through Dec. 29; marchedenoel.fr.

Avignon: Place de l’Horloge, through Jan. 1; http://tinyurl.com/bfoedd3.

Barr: Dec. 8-9, 15-16; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Bergheim: Dec. 14-16; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Colmar: Through Dec. 31; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Haguenau: Through Dec. 30 (closed Christmas Day); http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Lille: Place Rihour, through Dec. 30; noel-a-lille.com.

Metz: Through Dec. 30; noel-a-metz.com.

Mulhouse: Through Dec. 28 (closed Christmas Day); http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Nancy: Village de Noël, through Dec. 30; http://tinyurl.com/adccycy.

Nice: Place Masséna, through Jan. 2; nicetourisme.com.

Obernai: through Dec. 31 (closed Christmas Day); http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Paris: Various markets around the city, to Christmas; http://tinyurl.com/bdmkqzf.

Reims: Through Dec. 31; vitrinesdereims.com/Le-Village-de-Noel.

Ribeauville: Medieval Christmas market, Dec. 8, 9, 15-16; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Riquewihr: Through Dec. 20; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Sélestat: Through Dec. 24; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Strasbourg: Cathedral Square, through Dec. 31; noel.strasbourg.eu.

Thann: Through Dec. 31 (closed Mondays); http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Wissembourg: Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23; http://tinyurl.com/adq7phr.

Germany

Baden-Württemburg

Aalen: Through Dec. 23, Spritzenhausplatz.

Albstadt: Dec. 14-16.

Baden-Baden: Through Dec. 30.

Bad Mergentheim: Dec. 8-9 in the Wildpark; Dec. 7-9 in the Kurpark; Dec. 13-16, Marktplatz; bad-mergentheim.de/en/kultur/veranstaltungen.

Bad Wimpfen: Dec. 7-9, 14-16; http://tinyurl.com/ajd6fuw.

Bruchsal: Schloss Bruchsalm Dec. 13-17.

Burg Hohenzollern: Dec. 7-9 at Hohenzollern Castle; admission 10 euros (about $13) adults, ages 16 and under admitted free.

Esslingen am Neckar: Medieval and Christmas market, through Dec. 21; http://tinyurl.com/9wl92lf

Freiburg: Rathausplatz, through Dec. 23.

Gengenbach: Through Dec. 23.

Heidelberg: Pedestrian zone, through Dec. 22; http://tinyurl.com/apou6ug; at the castle, Dec. 6-11.

Heilbronn: Through Dec. 22.

Karlsruhe: Through Dec. 23.

Karlsruhe: Medieval Christmas market, Palace of Karlsburg in Durlach, through Dec. 23.

Konstanz: Marktstätte, through Dec. 23.

Ladenburg: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23.

Lörrach: Through Dec. 16.

Ludwigsburg: Through Dec. 23.

Mannheim: Through Dec. 23; weihnachtsmarkt-mannheim.de/index2012.html.

Maulbronn: Monastery, Dec. 8-9; maulbronn.de.

Messtetten-Hartheim: Dec. 8-9, 14-15.

Neckargemünd: Dec. 8-9.

Neulingen: Near Grünstadt, Dec. 8-9.

Offenburg: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/b59wmzs.

Ravennaschlucht (Breitnau): Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23; hochschwarzwald.de/Entdecken/Region-Orte/Breitnau/Weihnachtsmarkt.

Ravensburg: Through Dec. 19.

Schwäbisch Hall: Through Dec. 22.

Schwetzingen: Palace, through Dec. 9 and Dec. 12-16; http://tinyurl.com/au8ul82.

Stuttgart: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/cy3tv4t.

Tübingen: Dec. 14-16.

Ulm: Through Dec. 22.

Bavaria

bavaria.by/christmas-markets-bavaria-germany

Altötting: Kapellplatz, through Dec. 16.

Ansbach: Through Dec. 23.

Augsburg: City Hall, through Dec. 24.

Bad Tölz: Through Dec. 24.

Bamberg: Christmas market, Maximiliansplatz, through Dec. 23.

Bamberg: Nativity City, old town, through Jan. 6.

Bamberg: Christmas Craft Market, Jakobsplatz, Dec. 15-16.

Bayreuth: Spitalkirche, through Dec. 23.

Berchtesgaden: Advent market, old town, through Dec. 9 and Dec. 13-24.

Coburg: Old town, through Dec. 23.

Dachau: Old town, through Dec. 23.

Dinkelsbühl: Christmas market, Spitalhof, through Dec. 23.

Dinkelsbühl: Christmas Village, Spitalhof, Dec. 25-30, Jan. 1.

Ettal: Dec. 7-9 & 14-16.

Frauenchiemsee Island: Dec. 7-9, boat transfer arrangements needed.

Füssen: St. Mang monastery, Dec. 7-9, 14-16.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Richard-Strauss-Square, Dec. 7-9.

Ingolstadt: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/b9krrc3.

KemptEn: Rathausplatz, through Dec. 23.

Lindau: Seepromenade, Dec. 7-9, 14-16 & 21-23.

Marktredwitz: Through Dec. 24.

Miltenberg: Marktplatz and Engelplatz, Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23.

Munich: Christmas market, Marienplatz, through Dec. 24.

Munich: Krippenmarkt, Rindermarkt, through Dec. 24.

Munich: Tollwood Winter Festival, Theresienwiese, through Dec. 31.

Nördlingen: Romantic Christmas Market, old town, through Dec. 23.

Nuremberg: Hauptmarkt, through Dec. 24.

Oberammergau: Dec. 14-16 & 21-23.

Passau: Domplatz, through Dec. 23.

Prien am Chiemsee: Dec. 9-11, 16-18.

Regensburg: Neupfarrplatz, through Dec. 23.

Regensburg: Spitalgarten, through Dec. 19.

Regensburg: Lucrezia Craft Market, Haidplatz and Kohlenmarkt, through Dec. 23.

Regensburg: Romantic Christmas Market, Thurn and Taxis Palace, through Dec. 23.

Rothenberg ob der Tauber: City Hall, through Dec. 23.

Schloss Hexenagger: Hexenagger Castle, Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23.

Schweinfurt: Through Dec. 24.

Würzburg: Marktplatz, through Dec. 23.

Berlin: See weihnachteninberlin.de.

Bremen

Bremen: Christmas market and Schlachte magic, through Dec. 23; bremen-tourism.de/christmas-market-and-schlachte-magic.

Hessen

Alsfeld: Fairy-tale Christmas market, Dec. 7-16; alsfeld.de/?Weihnachtsmarkt=&cmd=03_06_08.

Bad Hersfeld: Through Dec. 23; badhersfeld-tourismus.de/events/weihnachtsmarkt.html.

Bad Homburg V.D. Höhe: Through Dec. 23.

Bad Nauheim: Bergweihnacht, Dec. 7-9.

Bad Nauheim: Dec. 14-16.

Bad Orb: Dec. 8-9.

Bad Soden am Taunus: Dec. 8-9.

Bad Vilbel: Dec. 8-9; kultur-bad-vilbel.de/weihnachtsmarkt.

Bensheim: Through Dec. 22.

Braunfels: Dec. 8-9.

Büdingen: Through Dec. 9.

Burg Ronneburg: Ronneburg Castle, Dec. 8-9.

Darmstadt: Marktplatz, through Dec. 23.

Dreieich-Dreieichenhain: Burg Hayn, Dec. 8-9, 15-16.

Egelsbach: Dec. 7-8.

Erbach im Odenwald: Through Dec. 23.

Eschborn: Dec. 8-9.

Frankfurt am Main: Römerberg, Paulsplatz and Mainkai, through Dec. 23.

Frauenchiemsee Island: Dec. 7-9.

Fritzlar: Dec. 7-9.

Fulda: Through Dec. 23.

Giessen: Through Dec. 23.

Gross-Gerau: Dec. 7-9.

Gross-Umstadt: Dec. 7-9.

Hanau: Through Dec. 22.

Hochheim: Dec. 7-9.

Hofheim im Taunus: Dec. 8-9.

Kassel: Fairy-tale Christmas Market, Königsplatz and Friedrichsplatz, through Dec. 23.

Lichtenau: Dec. 7-12; world’s largest nutcracker; hessisch-lichtenau.de.

Limburg: Through Dec. 23; weihnachtsmarkt-deutschland.de/weihnachtsmarkt-limburg.html.

Wetzlar: Through Dec. 21.

Wiesbaden: Twinkling Star Market, Schlossplatz, through Dec. 23.

Lower Saxony

Braunschweig: Cathedral and Domplatz, through Dec. 29 (closed Dec. 24-25).

Bremen: Marktplatz und Weser-promenade Schlachte, through Dec. 23.

Celle: Through Dec. 27.

Goslar: Through Dec. 30.

Göttingen: Through Dec. 28.

Hameln: Through Dec. 23.

Hanover: Old town and the Lister Meile pedestrian zone, through Dec. 22; main train station, through Dec. 30. Hildesheim: Old town, through Dec. 30.

Lüneburg: Through Dec. 23.

Lüneburg: St. John’s Church, through Dec. 23.

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Neubrandenburg: Through Dec. 21.

Osnabrück: Through Dec. 23.

Rostock: Through Dec.22.

Schwerin: Through Dec. 23; Dec. 26-30.

Stralsund: Through Dec. 22.

Wismar: Through Dec. 21.

Nordrhein-Westphalia

Aachen: Through Dec. 23, http://tinyurl.com/av8m3ul.

Beilefeld: Through Dec. 30.

Bonn: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/alzxygb.

Cologne: Through Dec. 23; cologne.de/events/christmas-markets.

Dortmund: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/bbjaypg.

Duisburg: Through Dec. 23; duisburger-weihnachtsmarkt.de/startseite.

Düsseldorf: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/alyzxvc.

Essen: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/b3x2uc3.

Kleve: Through Dec. 9; http://tinyurl.com/abr8lt3.

Monschau: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23; 2:50 euros per person, 8.50 euros for a family; http://tinyurl.com/bjqfkv3.

Münster: Through Dec. 23; muenster.de/stadt/tourismus/pdf/Adventsflyer_GB.pdf.

Oberhausen: Through Dec. 23.

Xanten: Fairy-tale Christmas Market, through Dec. 23; Christmas Art Market, Dec. 8-9; http://tinyurl.com/avawoek.

Rheinland-Pfalz

More at http://tinyurl.com/c6z6x9q

Alzey: Through Dec. 23; weihnachtsmarkt-alzey.de.

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23.

Bernkastel-Kues: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/a2maaf8.

Cochem: Through Dec. 16; cochem.de/tourismus/highlights_weihnachtsmarkt.php.

Deidesheim: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23.

Freinsheim: Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23; http://tinyurl.com/azmf7lx.

Hassloch: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23.

Kaiserslautern: Through Dec. 23, Dec. 27-30 (Silvester market).

Koblenz: Through Dec. 22; weihnachtsmarkt-koblenz.de/en/welcome.html.

Landau in der Pfalz: Through Dec. 20.

Mainz: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/62aqf8.

Monschau: Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23; monschau-weihnachtsmarkt.de/en/home.html.

Neustadt: Through Dec. 22; neustadt.eu/index.php?NavID=1441.873&La=1.

Oppenheim: Dec. 15-16.

Trier: Through Dec. 23; trierer-weihnachtsmarkt.de/en.

Worms: Through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/an3f94t.

Saarland

Saarbrücken: Through Dec. 23; tourismus.saarland.de/de/saarbruecker-christkindlmarkt.

Saarlouis: Kleiner Markt, through Dec. 23.

Speyer: Imperial Cathedral, Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23.

St. Wendel: Christmas market and Middle Ages market, Dec. 8-16; http://tinyurl.com/aoxayb5.

Völklingen: Through Dec. 9.

Saxony

Bautzen: Through Dec. 18.

Dresden: Through Dec. 24.

Kiel: Through Dec. 23; kiel.de/touristik/maerkte/weihnachtsmarkt.php.

Leipzig: Through Dec. 23.

Lübeck: Through Dec. 30; http://tinyurl.com/cgtsd65.

Seiffen: Through Dec. 23; seiffen.de/weihnacht.cfm?m=6.

Thuringia

Eisenbach: Wartburg Castle, Dec. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23.

Erfurt: Through Dec. 22.

Weimar: Through Dec. 29; weimar-tourist.de/weihnachtsmarkt.html.

Hungary

Budapest: Christmas Fair, Vörösmarty Square, through Dec. 31; budapestinfo.hu/xmas/index.php?id=home_en.

Ireland

www.discoverireland.ie

Cork: Through Dec. 22; http://tinyurl.com/a6q7246.

Dublin: Docklands, Dec. 8-23; http://tinyurl.com/dxd9sc2.

Galway: Through Dec. 22; galwaychristmasmarket.ie.

Italy

www.italiantourism.com

Bolzano/Bozen: Through Dec. 23; bolzano.net/english/christmas-market-bolzano.html.

Bressanone/Brixen: Through Jan. 6; http://tinyurl.com/bg7rpda.

Castelrotto/Kastelruth: Dec. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30; http://tinyurl.com/aoo2sc9.

Martell: Through Dec. 9, claims to be the highest Christmas market in the Alps; http://tinyurl.com/am96pc9.

Merano: Through Jan. 6; mercatini.merano.eu/en/christmas-market-merano-meran.html.

Rome: Piazza Navona, through Jan. 6; christmasmarkets.com/Italy/rome-christmas-markets.html.

Trento: Piazza Fiera, through Dec. 24, http://tinyurl.com/a67k53q.

Vipiteno/Sterzing: Through Jan. 6; http://tinyurl.com/a863b52.

Luxembourg

www.ont.lu

Luxembourg City: Through Jan. 6.

Netherlands

Amsterdam: Numerous markets, http://tinyurl.com/al69dcm.

Deventer: Dickens Festival, Dec. 15-16.

Gouda: Gouda by Candlelight, city center, Dec. 11; goudabijkaarslicht.nl.

Maastricht: Through Dec. 31; vvv-maastricht.eu/winter.html?lang=2.

Valkenburg: Velvet Cave, through Dec. 22; fluweelengrot.nl; adults 5 euros, children 3 euros, free for under age 5.

Spain

www.esmadrid.com/en/portal.do

Barcelona: Fira de Santa Llúcia, Avinguda de la Catedral, through Dec. 23; firadesantallucia.cat/la_fira.php.

Barcelona: Three Kings Fair, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, Dec. 20-Jan. 6; firareisgranviabcn.com/nuevo.

Madrid: Plaza Mayor’s Christmas Market, (unconfirmed) through Dec. 31; esmadrid.com.

Sweden

www.visitsweden.com

Gothenburg: Liseberg Park, through Dec. 23; goteborg.com/en/Christmas-City/Liseberg-Christmas-Market/

Stockholm: Old town, through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/ao377rf.

Stockholm: Skansen, Dec. 8-9, and 15-16; skansen.se/en/aktivitet/skansen-christmas-market.

Switzerland

www.myswitzerland.com

Basel: Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz, through Dec. 23; http://tinyurl.com/a4dm7ar.

Bern: Waisenhausplatz, through Dec. 24; marktbern.ch/weihnachtsmarkt.

Bern: Cathedral Square, through Dec. 24; bernerweihnachtsmarkt.ch.

Lausanne: Through Dec. 24; marches-de-noel.ch.

Locarno: Dec. 6.

Lucerne: Franziskanerplatz, through Dec. 19; weihnachtsmarktluzern.com.

Lugano: Through Jan. 6; http://tinyurl.com/b925sy5.

Montreux: Several locations at Lake Geneva, through Dec. 24; montreuxnoel.com/en-1-christmas-market.html.

Morges: Through Dec. 9.

Zurich: Main train station, through Dec. 24; christkindlimarkt.ch.

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