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Christmas markets accessible by public transport departing from Mulhouse

Departing from Mulhouse, we recommend a trip to some of our leading Christmas destinations: the Land of Songs and Fine Fabrics and the Land of Christmas Stars both await you! Consult the dates and times of the trains and Christmas shuttles at the tourist offices or download our brochure.

Altkirch

Travel time 15 min. by regional rail

Enter the fantastic world of the magic forest and its legendary characters. Altkirch is home to this surprising and original setting inspired by the tales and legends of yesteryear. A world to be enjoyed in the open air throughout the whole Advent period.

Thann

Travel time 25 min. by regional rail

The town is decked out in sparkling lights and precious fabrics, plunging you into the cosy atmosphere of your childhood Christmases. Thann’s rich heritage provides a superb backdrop for the festivities. The sound and light show “Jeux du Parvis” brings the area in front of the collegiate church of Saint-Thiébaut to life. Around the church, the stalls on the Christmas market are packed with delicacies and other surprises.

Husseren-Wesserling and the textile eco-museum

Accessible by regional rail

Spend Christmas in the garden at the textile eco-museum where the spotlight is placed firmly on the industrial heritage of Mulhouse in a delightful green and leafy setting. At nightfall, you can take part in a surprising fairytale stroll through the illuminated gardens of this former royal factory. Aided by a light show, the region’s proud textile history is brought back to life during a number of enchanting nighttime events. Put this in your diary today to make sure you don't miss any of these spellbinding evenings!

Find the dates of the nighttime “Christmas in the Garden” event

Ottmarsheim

Accessible by regional rail + shuttle – weekends only

On the church square in front of the Romanesque abbey church we find a one-of-a-kind Christmas market which hosts the museums of eastern France. Here, you will find the works and products of these museums and a designer market which always causes quite a stir for one weekend only during the Advent period.