When the year has almost past and Christmas is knocking on our doors Germany´s wide variety of Christmas markets are getting ready and excitedly waiting for their visitors, luring them with delicious fragrances, compelling music, Christmas entertainment and a unique flair.
Christmas markets in Potsdam
On that account, we have put together an overview of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Potsdam to get you started with planning for 2019 right away. The German capital Berlin and the cultural city Potsdam close by are expecting thousands of national and international visitors shortly before Christmas. They are, therefore, waiting in a colorful diversity of traditional Christmas markets. Be inspired for your next Advent journey!
Traditional Christmas market
The traditional Christmas market of Potsdam is an annual tradition. It is situated nearby the famous Sanssouci palace on Brandenburger Street between St. Peter and Paul’s church and Luisen square. Taste the local mulled wine, the traditional Christmas dishes and discover the secrets of the local handicraft. There will be an ice-skating ring on Luisen square, where the visitors can be active to the sound of festive music and Christmas story telling.
Dates: 25/11/2019 until 29/12/2019 (closed in 24/12,/25/12,26/12/2019)
Romantic Christmas market in Krongut Bronstedt
The romantic Christmas market at Krongut Bronstedt is inviting its visitors in the historical inner courtyard of the UNESCO world cultural heritage ensemble and emits a peerless flair. The mysterious looking pagoda tents offer regional specialties, handicrafts, sweet-smelling dainties and unique gifts for loved ones. The romantic atmosphere is completed with a diverse program of choral singing, historical dance performances and much more.
Dates: 1st Advent weekend (Fr – Su) and 2nd until 4th Advent weekend (Th – Su)
Bohemian Christmas market
The bohemian Christmas market takes place on the 1st and the 2nd Advent weekend on the Weber square in Babelsberg. Visitors are offered the opportunity to combine Christmas market flair with interesting facts about the history of this district. Events such as the “Long Babelsberg Mulled Wine Night” and the bohemian “Pastoral Fair” paired with the handicraft traditions, artists and typical bohemian meals and drinks are what makes the Christmas market so special. You should definitely not miss this wonderful Christmas celebration during your visit in Potsdam!
Dates: 29/11/ until 01/12/2019 and 06/12/ until 08/12/2019
The 2nd Advent weekend bears the motto “Handicrafts, culture and culinary peculiarities”. The reason for this is the main focus of the Polish Star-market, situated at the Kutschstallhof on the New Markt, on Polish traditions and specialties. The absolute highlight of this Christmas market is the "Concert of the middle", where German and Polish folk music is presented.
As you can see, Potsdam offers a great many travel occasions during Christmas. A combination with a visit of Berlin and its Christmas markets could also make your group tour very interesting. Whether regional or nationwide, culture, culinary or romance – Potsdam and its surroundings offer everything one could wish for when visitin Christmas markets. Spend your Christmas in one of the most beautiful cities of Germany and enjoy the festive magical atmosphere which this city gives off.
Dates: 29/11/ until 01/12/2019
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