Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Frohe Weihnachten*

BMI REGIONAL presents its pick of the best #Christmas markets in #Germany …

Munich, Marienplatz: From November 27 to December 24, Marienplatz in Munich offers unusual Christmas gifts, such as wood carvings from Oberammergau, gingerbread from Nuremberg, and glassware from Bavaria. bmi regional one-way fares from Bristol to Munich start from £81.

Hamburg, Town Hall Square and Fleet Island: The prettiest and largest of Hamburg’s nine markets is held at the Town Hall where bakers from Aachen and woodcarvers from Tyrol offer treats and stocking-fillers. Highlights include punch served by clowns, and circus acts. Santa Claus shows up three times a day at the Town Hall from November 23 to December 23, and each Saturday in Advent features a festive parade. bmi regional one-way fares from Bristol to Hamburg start from £91.

Frankfurt, Romerberg Square, Paulsplatz, and Mainkai:Frankfurt’s Christmas Market is one of the oldest and most popular in Germany and is a showcase for arts and crafts, and seasonal food and drink. With more than 200 stalls in the Romerberg market place and St Paul’s church, entertainment includes concerts, trumpet fanfares from the balcony of St. Nicholas’s Church and bell-ringing from the church carillon. The market runs from November 25 to December 22.bmi regional one-way fares from Bristol to Frankfurt start from £81 per person.

Dusseldorf: From November 19to December 23, there are Christmas-themed attractions in seven locations throughout the city, all within easy walking distance of each other. More than 200 stalls will be selling festive treats from handicrafts and decorations to mulled wine and Reibekuchen (potato pancakes). The market on Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz will have an ice rink and vintage merry-go-round. bmi regional one-way fares from Bristol to Dusseldorf from £79.

*Happy Christmas in German

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