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The Story of Santa Claus & Christmas

Christmas is an old custom that originated long before Jesus Christ was born. The Church reinvented the originally pagan fest and added some features....

Santa Claus tracker by NORAD

NORAD is the North American Aerospace Defense Command, located in Colorado, and what they do is certainly not primarily Santa-related.Their primary mission is working...

German Christmas cookies – Vanillekipferl, Zimtsterne, Spitzbuben

Vanillekipferln, Zimtsterne and Spitzbuben Germany has a long tradition of baking cookies at Christmas time, and for many people the aroma of festive baking is...

German Stollen – a fruit bread style cake and Christmas tradition

Stollen is a dense fruit bread like cake made with water, flour, yeast, and a variety of ingredients like raisons, citrus or orange peel,...

Düsseldorf before Christmas: Christmas markets, ice skating and romantic boat tours

Every year in the month before Christmas, Düsseldorf has a very special fragrance. The scent of Glühwein (mulled red wine), cinnamon cakes, gingerbread and...

Hamburg Christmas Market

Christmas markets – a feast for the senses – in Hamburg and the metropolitan region During the time before Christmas, Hamburg and the towns of...

German Christmas season with Christmas Markets

The Chrismas holiday season in Germany has deep roots and many traditions - every year the magic of German Christmas Markets enchants millions of...

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Frankfurt Christmas Market - serves up original Christmas Specialties Location: Römerberg, Paulsplatz und Mainkai (Main quay) Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 (am) – 21:00 (9pm),...

Nuremberg Christmas Market (Nürnberger Christkindlmarkt)

Nuremberg’s famous Christmas market, considered by many to be the world's most beautiful Christmas market. Younger visitors will enjoy the Kinderweihnacht (Children's Christmas Market) where...

German Lebkuchen (gingerbread)

Lebkuchen ist a traditional cookie most likely invented in its today form in Germany. During Christmas time but also available during the year Lebkuchen exists...

Munich’s Christmas Markets

Munich's Christmas Markets are called in German either "Weihnachtsmarkt" or "Christkindl Markt" Munich has several Christmas markets -- most notable are the downtown Marienplatz Christkindl...

Christmas Markets in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region

Holiday Magic in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region. (back to: Christmas Markets in Germany) Every year the magic of German Christmas Markets enchants millions of visitors. Hand-made craftworks...

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