Group Tour Operator and DMC for Munich, Germany
Munich Christmas Markets
Enjoy a fabulous Festive Break to the Bavarian Capital
Bavaria’s capital, Munich, is one of Germany’s most popular destination. During the festive season it is an especially wonderful place to visit. Although a modern, cosmopolitan city, Munich has a big heart and a long heritage. The walk-able city centre retains a small town flair but holds many world class sights making Munich Christmas Markets a perfect destination to begin the festive period.Read More
A City bursting with markets to get you into the Christmas Spirit
With over 20 different Christmas Markets in Munich, there is something for everyone to explore. The city’s main market has roots going back to the 14th century and it still held on the Marienplatz in the heart of the city centre. They’re are a great place to pick up unusual Christmas presents. Buy hand-crafted wooden decorations for your tree back home, crib figurines, bee wax candles and cosy winter clothing. Food and drink are a vital part of the festive experience. Warm up with delicious mulled wine – or Glühwein – or perhaps a creamy hot chocolate. Warm your hands as you potter around the glowing wooden huts. Indulge in a traditional Bratwurst and nibble on German gingerbread. The markets offer a whole host of culinary treats.
In addition to visiting the spectacular markets, take some time to discover this incredible city. Step in side the Frauenkirche, the church whose towers symbolise the city. Watch the Glockenspiel perform on the hour and head out to the Olympic Park. From there, enjoy panoramic views across Munich and the surrounding area.
Furthermore, this tour is easily extended to include some of Bavaria’s highlights such as the castles of Kind Ludwig II and charming Bavarian villages that is perfect for those who prefer a rambling tour. To boost your festive cheer, start the season in Munich with a local beer.
Late November - December 2021
Explore Munich's Christmas Markets
With over 20 different markets in Munich, there is something for everyone. Start with exploring the Markets at the famous Marienplatz with the impressive town hall in the background, Munich’s largest markets. The gothic Town Hall, next to the traditional wooden huts, creates a spectacular setting for the centre of Munich’s Christmas markets.
While you stroll around the markets, you can enjoy the festive season celebration with a special Alpine Christmas Market concert playing in the background. Christmas shopping calls for Christmas markets, and Munich has just the right atmosphere and the right spirit to go with them. You will find everything from ingredients for special recipes to various decorative art and craft items as well as local delicacies. An unmistakable smell enchants Munich’s centre, a mixture of gingerbread, potato pancake, fried sausage, roasted almonds, and mulled wine. The perfect combination to get you into the right Christmas mood!
Another Day at the Markets
Why not visit the popular ‘Kripperlmarkt’, one of the largest in Germany to specialise in cribs and other nativity accessories. The historical event has been part of Munich’s traditional Christmas Markets since the middle of the 18th century. Those markets have all you need to create an authentic manger. Each lovingly chosen and carefully packed item, being a reminder of childhood, when the manger under the Christmas tree symbolized a world of mystery and wonder. Christmas mangers, cribs and nativity scenes have long been a tradition in Munich. Or chose from one of the other 20 markets in Munich all dotted around the city, including a Medieval Christmas Market with gospel singing at the Wittelsbacher Platz. With no doubt you are now in the right Christmas mood after all those markets, so it’s time to head home, but if you have forgotten anything before leaving there is even a Christmas Market with ice skating facilities at Munich’s international airport! For sure you will be returning home full of Christmas cheer and a bag full of goodies.
Ibis München City Arnulfpark **
The Ibis München City Arnulfpark is about 1.5 miles from Central Station Munich and 1.2 miles from Karlsplatz (Stachus) with good public transport links. Each room is equipped with a TV and air conditioning. Private bathroom also comes with a shower.
Leonardo Hotel Munich City Olympiapark****
The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the Olympiapark in Munich. All spacious rooms are soundproofed and have free Wi-Fi. All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, desk, and black-out curtains. A delicious buffet breakfast is offered daily and the hotel’s bistro bar FOODS serves traditional Bavarian delicacies and international dishes during lunch and dinner.
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