Bamberg Christmas Market

24th November 2016 - 23rd December 2016

Situated on seven hills, the Bamberg Christmas market is located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bamberg in Northern Bavaria. The city enchants visitors with three different charming Christmas markets in winter time. During the Advent season, the 'Route of Nativity Scenes' links around 35 churches, museums and other places of interest by a remarkable series of traditional Christmas displays throughout the beautiful medieval city.

The Bamberg Christmas market is a market of many faces, with a range of stalls selling both modern and traditional gifts. The city has over 2,000 listed buildings, setting the scene for a culture long since forgotten. The festivities are popular with visitors of Nuremberg city breaks as the Christmas market is situated just north of the city.

Unforgettable Christmas moments are provided by the incredible church music concerts, town musicians and the New Year's Eve concert performed by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra.

The Imperial Cathedral, with its four towers in the city centre, is an impressive Romanesque building and well worth a visit.


Additional Information
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Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 1hr 40min
  • Herzogenaurach Airport: 39km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour 10 min
  • Airport Nürnberg: 60km for the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour 3min
  • Nearest railway station: Bamberg station
  • Currency: Euro
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