Christmas markets in the closer surroundings

Canalettomarkt in Pirna

The marketplace of Pirna with its historical fronts invited its visitors to Christmas walks, shopping and tasting delicious food. The Canalettomarkt opens on 28 November 2023. Even after the Christmas holidays you can visit it to get that extra portion of Christmas feeling. The last day the Canalettomarkt opens is the 1 January 2024.

Christmas market “Königstein – Ein Wintermärchen”

On the advent weekends, there are demonstrations of old arts and crafts and numerous booths with Saxon folk art products. You can spend contemplative hours listening to historical christmas music and marvel at Germany’s longest advent calendar, which is 112 meters long. A lighted door is opened every day at 4 pm.

Christmas market on the Neumarkt in Dresden

The christmas market on the Neumarkt in Dresden is one of the most beautiful and historical places of europe. The christmas market exists since the turn of the century. The booths are built according to the historical examples. The goods are selected exclusively with the focus on tradition and high quality.

“Striezelmarkt” in Dresden

On the Altmarkt in Dresden is the popular “Dresdner Striezelmarkt”. Everywhere you can marvel at the traditional Saxon craftmanship, e.g., ceramic art or the baking of “Stollen” – a typical german christmas cake. Famous is also the “Pflaumtoffel”. It is the mascot and lucky charm of the Christmas market and looks like a dried plums. Do not miss out!

Medieval Christmas market at the Stallhof in Dresden

Away from all the lights and electronic music the medieval christmas market offers something very special. The classic candle lights and traditional music paired with treats from old times promise uniqueness. Even the little guests have a lot of fun with all the knights, jugglers, and damsels.