Nuremberg Christmas Market, Culinary and Tradition

Cultural & Theme Tours in Nuremberg

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People from all over the world visit Nuremberg's famous Christmas Market "Christkindlesmarkt". Why is it so unique? You will find out by being guided through decorated wooden stalls between traditional sellers and newcomers. Experience their history and take a look behind the scenes. Taste culinary classics and new creations. Along with the history of the typical Nuremberg gingerbread, sausages and mulled wine find out what is behind the German Christmas traditions and Arts and Crafts, like "Zwetschgenmännle", "Rauschgoldengel".
Uncover the history and tradition of the world famous Christmas Market. Get an insight view into German Christmas tradition and food. HIghlights - 2 hours walking tour in small groups - 12:30 - 2:30 - Meeting point: Starbucks at the Fleischbruecke - Certified local tour-guide - Small groups - Food and fun included Why choose this tour? This tour is different. Explore food, history, tradition and atmosphere of the Nuremberg Christmas Market. What to expect? In the 2 hours walking-tour you will jump into the Christmas atmosphere of Nuremberg. Get a glance behind the scenes of the world's most famous Christmas Market and get to know the persons behind the stalls and booths on the market. Meet your guide at 12:30 pm at the Ochsenportal close to Starbucks at the Fleischbrücke. Our certified local tour-guide will take you to traditional, regional and new spots on the Christmas Market. Do you know that we have 3 Christmas Markets? The traditional Christmas Market on the Main Market Square (Hauptmarkt), the Children's Christmas Market (Hans-Sachs-Platz) and the International Christmas Market. All 3 Christmas Markets are covered in this tour and show the development of Nuremberg to become Christmas City No1 in the world. Nuremberg, the home of the Christkind. You haven't heard anything about the Christkind yet? Then it's time to find out about the Nuremberg Christmas angel or all the other Nuremberg specialties like Rauschgoldengel, Zwetschgenmännle etc. Get to know the history and stories behind these Nuremberg curiosa along with overall German Christmas tradition. While strolling around the Christmas Market and listen to the history and tradition of the Christmas Market, several culinary stops are included. Taste the Nuremberg Lebkuchen (gingerbread / spiced cookie) and find out why it tastes differently to all gingerbread you had before. Eat the sausages like the Nuremberg citizens do and get warmed up hot wine or tea. You will not only get to taste these culinary delight, on this tour you will also hear the history and story behind these traditional Nuremberg food. Come and enjoy our Culinary Christmas Market Walk!

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • All activities
  • Food tasting
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions