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Christmas in Alsace A unique experience

A unique experience

Discover the unique experience of a magical Christmas in Alsace…

Christmas markets

From November 25th, Saint Catherine’s day, to January 6th, Alsace celebrates Christmas. Over thirty-five Christmas markets located throughout Alsace will have you experience the atmosphere of Christmas. The program of your visit: Towns and villages decorated with thousands of lights, gourmet markets where you can taste sweet treats, craft markets where you will discover the regional know-how...

Hundreds of events throughout Alsace

The Christmas period in Alsace is also heaps of cultural and fun activities and events... During the Advent period, events and activities are legion:

  • Sinterklaas’ visit in the Alsace towns and villages.
  • Christmas exhibitions.
  • Creative workshops where you can make decorative items, and culinary workshops where you can exercise your gourmet cooking skills.
  • The wine cellars, which welcome visitors, organise an activity programme with tastings of Alsace wines.
  • Classical music concerts and chorals. Don’t miss the “Noëlies” festival which is a highlight of Alsacian Christmas cultural life.
  • The Christmas markets in Colmar, Strasbourg, Mulhouse and in villages
  • Torchlight processions or nocturnal walks.

Consult the complete events and Christmas markets schedule.