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Published on 14/10/2019 - Modified on 12/02/2020

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Strasbourg Capital of Christmas

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Christmas festivities start on November 22nd until December 30th in Strasbourg

Since 1570 there is the "Christkindelsmärik" in Strasbourg, the oldest Christmas market in France and one of the oldest in Europe.

This market illustrates the diverse and lively traditions of the nativity in Alsace. 

Discover the wonder of Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas, and let yourself captivated by a unique atmosphere.  

Visit the majestic  30 meters high decorated christmas tree  in the heart of Place Kléber,

Enjoy the grip of your dreams thanks to more than 300 stalls, kilometres of fairy lights,  the twinkling  streets, houses, sides of churches and balconies…

Experience the traditions of the alsatian Christmas and discover the special atmosphere of the Christmas capital with its blanket of lihts covering the streeets, the decorations hanging in the windows, choirs singing out on every street corner.

Stroll through the alleyways at the foot of the Cathedral, place du Marché aux Poissons or Place Broglie and savour the rich traditions and authentich know-how.

If you feel like some change during your stroll over the markets, then go to the Place Gutenberg, where the City of Strasbourg is welcoming its guest country Lebanon with Byblos (Jbeil) the religious Christian city.

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