The Cologne Christmas Market is one of the iconic holiday markets in Germany. It consists of several markets dotted around the historical city of Cologne. It is a big
The Cologne Christmas Market is one of the iconic holiday markets in Germany. It consists of several markets dotted around the historical city of Cologne. It is a big event attracting visitors from all over Germany other country’s.
The markets will be held in the month leading up to Christmas. Therefore, it is a great place and opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit. And while you are buying your Christmas gifts and decorations you can feast on some local treats. Get yourself some hot roasted nuts or a giant pretzel while you drink some mulled wine.
There are many markets in Germany during the holiday season but the one in Cologne stands out. The market is decorated with thousands of sparkling Christmas lights and decoration. And all that with the big cathedral as a backdrop. And even if there isn’t any snow during your visit there is an ice-skating rink to complete the winter wonderland.
We do recommend booking your Cologne hotel in advance. Because the market is incredibly popular.
The Cologne Christmas Market will welcome you with open arms. But there are many more Christmas markets and events in Germany to enjoy. And while you are already in Germany don’t forget to visit the impressive city of Berlin.
November 22 (Monday) - December 23 (Thursday)
Domkloster 4, 50667 Köln, Germany