Discover Germany, Issue 88, December 2022

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Culture Calendar


When the air starts to smell of mulled wine, gingerbread and pinecones, it is most definitely December. From Christmas markets to New Year’s Eve parties – we are glad all the festive fun is back.

CHRISTMAS MARKET, MUNICH (22 NOVEMBER – 24 DECEMBER) The legendary ‘Christkindl Markt’ is by far one of the most traditional and popular German Christmas markets. Well-known beyond just Germany, it attracts visitors from all corners of the globe and has its roots in the 14th century. From the Christmas crib rarities at the ‘Kripperlmarkt’ to the romantic ‘Square of the Stars’ or the stunning Christmas Tree featuring 3,000 candles – this market never disappoints.

audience back to biblical times and ignite the Christmas spirit in everyone.

CHOCOMARKT, TÜBINGEN (30 NOVEMBER – 5 DECEMBER) Craving some chocolate? You are in luck. Although Germany’s biggest chocolate festival, chocolART, is not back this year, the chocoMarkt will instead be pampering visitors with smooth, sweet delights, and is certainly going to be a highlight for every chocolate connoisseur.

SALZBURG ADVENT FESTIVAL, SALZBURG (26 NOVEMBER – 12 DECEMBER) Singing Christmas Carols together has been a wonderful tradition in Salzburg for over 75 years and Advent time simply would not be the same here without it. Alpine melodies take the 94  |  Issue 88  |  December 2021

GERMAN COMIC CON, DORTMUND (7 – 8 DECEMBER) Meet the Hollywood stars from your favourite films and TV shows at the German Comic Con

Visit the chocoMarkt. Photo: Alexander Gonschior

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