Erfurt Christmas market

You can take the liberty of missing any of the famous Christmas markets of Germany, but ensure that your travel plans includes the Erfurt Christmas Market for the simple reason that it is the prettiest of such markets in Germany. Apart from that, it also happens to be the biggest Christmas market in Thuringia.

Visitors to this amazing market will never forget the sight of the huge Christmas tree, festooned with hundreds of candles, that stands majestically at a height of 25 meters.

Christmas market in Erfurt

Christmas market in Erfurt

This market is situated in the center of the Cathedral Square and the beautiful decorations including the tiny fairy lamps make for a romantic atmosphere. Just look around a bit and be prepared to be amazed once more by the sight of a 12 meter high Christmas Pyramid. Tourists are recommended to check out the life sized, hand carved figurines too.

Apart from the local handicrafts that are synonymous with such markets, the 200 stalls, in the form of wooden huts, in the Erfurt Christmas market provide delicacies like spicy Thuringian bratwurst and glühwein apart from various kinds of regional specialties. Do not forget to purchase some of the festive gifts for your friends too.

Opening times
23/11/10 – 22/12/10
Sun – Wed 10:00 – 20:00
Thu – Sat 10:00 – 21:00

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