Fred.\ offers a Christmas Markets short break to Munich, priced from £299 per person*.
In late November of each year, Munich is transformed in to a winter wonderland that hosts one of the best Christmas markets in the world. The historic backdrop of the city provides a magnificent setting for the festivities, glittering lights, wooden huts and spectacular Christmas trees. The most famous of all the Munich Christmas markets is the Marienplatz situated in front of the city's town hall. This particular market has its roots that dating back to the 14th Century.
Traditional, handmade Christmas gifts are available in abundance and make for great stocking fillers, from intricate wood carvings from Oberammergau, gingerbread and Bavarian glasswork. Uniquely to the Marienplatz market a daily Christmas concert is performed on the city steps to the delight of the waiting crowds.
All the usual German delicacies are available from any of the markets in the city, Gluhvein flows freely from numerous stalls and the aroma of hot chestnuts roasting and grilled sausages only adds to the Christmas ambience.
Christmas Markets in Munich
Possibly the most beautiful Christmas market in Munich can be found in the district of Haidhausen. Munich city breaks are a great way to prepare for Christmas and get in the festive spirit of things. This particular market allows for a relaxed and intimate feel, away from the more tourist focused areas of the city.
In addition, there are 20 more Christmas markets located throughout the city of Munich, including the Christmas market at Sendlinger Tor, only a short walk away from the main market at Marienplatz, taking in a more craft focused feel and allows you to try your hand at candle making and glass blowing, adding those personal touches to your presents this year. The market also sells unique spices, teas and essential oils from the Orient, giving the whole market an inimitable Christmas feel.
Fred.\ can tailor-make almost any itenerary to suit your needs and to ensure that you have the perfect holiday. Whether you prefer to fly, travel by train or other means Fred.\ has options available for you. The price stated includes flights from London; however, if you prefer to book your own flights; Fred.\ can organise airport parking, transfers and hotel only packages for you.
Want to visit more than one Christmas market or city centre? Fred.\ can tailor-make your itinerary to suit your needs and find the hotel, which is perfect for you. The majority of our hotels are via DERTOUR, one of the biggest hotel contractors in Europe and offers a wide choice of star ratings and locations.
- Flight time from London: 1hr 40min
- Munich International Airport: 40km from the city centre; transfer time about 30-40 min
- Nearest railway station: Munchen
- Currency: Euro
* Valid from 29 November - 24 December 2013. Including flights from London to Munich, prices subject to change.
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29 November 2013 - 24 December 2013Book now, call 0207 781 1009