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Heidelberg Christmas Market -Enchanting Holidays near the Castle

heidelberg christmas market
Heidelberg Christmas Market is a magical place and is spread out across seven locations in the old quarter.
TypeChristmas Market
Getting there
  • By air: Heidelberg is located in the Rhein-Neckar region, about 90 km south of Frankfurt.
  • By train: Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof/Heidelberg main station
  • By car: Heidelberg can be approached from the A5, A6, A7, and A656 motorways.
LocationHeidelberg, Germany
Official Site

Heidelberg Christmas Market

Heidelberg Christmas Market is spread out across seven locations in the old quarter: in the pedestrian area and on Bismarckplatz, Anatomiegarten, Universitätsplatz, Marktplatz, and Kornmarkt.

Heidelberg Christmas Market
23rd November – 22nd December 2020
Sunday – Friday 11 am – 9 pm (10 pm at the latest)
Saturday 11 am – 10 pm

“Winterwaeldchen” (winter woods) at Kornmarkt
23rd November 2020 – 1st January 2021
closed on 24th December

Heidelberg’s Open-Air Ice-Skating Rink (Karlsplatz)
23rd November 2020 – 10th January 2021
Monday – Sunday 10 am – 10 pm
closed on 24th December 2020
25th, 26th December 2020: 12 am – 10 pm
31st December 2020: 10 am – 1 am

What you will find: Christmas cakes, Christmas decorations, Christmas lights, Christmas ornaments, cookies, gingerbread, punch

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