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Discover the Christmas experience in Alsace

Discover the magic of the Christmas festivities: the sparkling lights in the villages, a friendly atmosphere and the gentle fragrance of spices and cinnamon.

Discover the Christmas experience

Our Christmas suggestions

Discover our suggested ideas for events: exhibitions, Christmas markets, concerts, songs, fairy tales and legends all await you throughout the region.


Our sugestions

Christmas market dates

Each year, the arrival of little wooden huts in the squares of Alsace’s towns and villages marks the return of the Christmas festivities.


Christmas markets

Christmas markets

Christmas market

from the 21/11/2015 to the 23/12/2015

The Christmas market takes place on the most important square of the city ; Place de la Réunion. As every year, the direction of the lights and the cloth decorations will amaze the walkers.

Authentic Christmas market

from the 27/11/2015 to the 29/11/2015

Fairy and magic atmosphere in the heart of the illuminated old town (29 craftsmen of all types : floral art, pottery, glassblowing...)

Christmas market

from the 21/11/2015 to the 22/11/2015

Typical Alsace christmas market, warm and picturesque.

Christmas in Riquewihr: Christmas market

from the 28/11/2015 to the 27/12/2015

Traditional christmas market in a fairy setting. Extensive market on the week-end.

Strasbourg, capital of Christmas

from the 27/11/2015 to the 31/12/2015

December in Strasbourg means, above all, the immense Christmas market, which has been existing for 446 years. It was in fact in 1570, under the influence of the Strasbourg Protestants battling against the "extravagant" Catholic traditions, which were so attached to the names of saints, that the Christkindelsmärik (market of the Child Jesus)...

The Christmas Market

from the 27/11/2015 to the 31/12/2015

Strasbourg has been the home of the famous 'Christkindelsmärik' -Christmas market- every year since 1570. It is undoubtedly the oldest in France! Chiefly offering arts and crafts or Christmas decorations, this Christmas market has successfully retained all of the Christmas tradition and spirit.

Medieval Christmas market

from the 05/12/2015 to the 06/12/2015

At Christmas time, Ribeauvillé spangles with magic and plunges the visitors into the medieval time. The town of the Fiddlers' draws from its history all the ingredients necessary to create a particularly original successful medieval Christmas market: its animations creates a change of scene (rogues, yokels, dancers, strolling players), its...

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