Festive breaks to Germany
The best German Christmas markets
You say Christmas markets, we say Germany. No country does it better. Known as the 'home of Christmas', Germany flaunts some of the oldest Weihnachtsmarkts in the world - Dresden's dates back to 1434!
Each year, the theme differs, but you can expect to find some all-time staples like Glühwein (mulled wine), Bratwurst and traditional hand-crafted souvenirs. Local choirs and orchestras fill the atmosphere with Christmas songs.
If you're planning a city break in Germany at Christmas, you're in for a treat. Our top picks for the best German Christmas markets include the following: