Christmas markets

Christmas at the Pays des Lumières

Christmas at the Pays des Lumières

During Christmas time, Alsace is divided into 7 "countries", a way to group regions together according to their Christmas traditions. The Pays des Lumières (The Country of Lights) is located...

Strasbourg Christmas Market – My short guide

Strasbourg Christmas Market – My short guide

Strasbourg Christmas Market is probably, with Colmar Christmas Market, the most famous market in Alsace. It should be said that this tradition is not new: far from being an event created for...

Neuf Brisach Christmas Market: back to 1700!

Neuf Brisach Christmas Market: back to 1700!

10 It's quite hard to choose among all these Christmas markets in December in Alsace. Highly recommended by many of my friends, I decided to visit that of our Vauban town... Neuf-Brisach Christmas...

Haguenau Christmas Market

Haguenau Christmas Market

Alsace is certainly beautiful from South to North, but I still get the overall impression that a lot of people don't always think of going north of Strasbourg. To convince you to go and have a look...

Sélestat Christmas Market

Sélestat Christmas Market

Sélestat Christmas market is not strictly speaking a Christmas market. There is indeed a small Christmas village with a few chalets, but it's not the main attraction in town during the holidays....

Obernai Christmas Market

Obernai Christmas Market

Obernai Christmas market is one of my favourites in Alsace. As I've already written, Obernai is a pretty little town that is quite nice to visit yearlong. With its belfry, its beautiful buildings...

Basel Christmas Market (Switzerland)

Basel Christmas Market (Switzerland)

Basel is located in Switzerland, at the border with Alsace. Spending a weekend in Alsace can thus be an opportunity to visit our Switz neighbors. Over Christmas, it is very nice to go to Basel, as...

Ribeauvillé Medieval Christmas market

Ribeauvillé Medieval Christmas market

Ribeauvillé Christmas market is a unique Christmas market in Alsace, as it has a medieval theme. Ribeauvillé does things very well: you really dive into a medieval atmosphere throughout the market...

Ottmarsheim Christmas market

Ottmarsheim Christmas market

Ottmarsheim is a small Alsatian town close to the German border, not far from Mulhouse. Ottmarsheim Christmas market is an original christmas market because it is called the"Christmas market of...

Blue Christmas, Guebwiller Christmas market

Blue Christmas, Guebwiller Christmas market

Guebwiller Christmas market is called "Blue Christmas". Why this name? First of all, for the blue line of the Vosges, at the foot of which is located the town. Then, for "Bleu de Deck", a turquoise...

Kaysersberg Christmas Market

Kaysersberg Christmas Market

Kaysersberg Christmas market is one of my favorite Christmas market in Alsace. I am already completely in love with this adorable village of the Alsace Wine Route on a normal day, but Christmas...

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