Ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany: Nuremberg just missed the podium
Created: 2022-12-14 04:48
By: Katarina Amtmann
Travelbook let its readers vote for the most beautiful Christmas market in Germany.
The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt only came fourth.
Nuremberg – Numerous Christmas markets have been open since the end of November.
Since then, thousands have been bustling about at the stands and enjoying sausages, waffles and mulled wine - by the way, a Bavarian has had a significant influence on the history of the popular hot drink.
Christmas market ranking: Where is the most beautiful in Germany?
But which of the numerous Christmas markets is the most beautiful in Germany?
A new ranking by Travelbook sheds light on this.
The portal had asked its readers about it on social networks.
From all submissions, the 12 most frequently mentioned were selected.
Readers could then vote for their favorites until December 4th.
A Christmas market has "once again clearly placed itself at the top of the most beautiful Christmas markets", it is said - and it is not the famous Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt.
Ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets: Striezelmarkt in Dresden wins voting
As in the last voting (before Corona), the Dresden Striezelmarkt emerged as the winner with 4586 votes (around 18 percent).
It is the oldest documented Christmas market, it has been around since 1434. "We are extremely happy that we were able to defend our leading position over the forced break," explained Dr.
Robert Franke, Head of Dresden Economic Development, to Travelbook.
The most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany: Nuremberg only ranks fourth
Second place goes to the Esslinger Medieval and Christmas Market with around 11 percent, third place and bronze goes to the Christmas Market in Leipzig.
The famous Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt just missed the podium and took fourth place in the ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany.
The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt occupies fourth place in a ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany.
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Ranking of the most beautiful Christmas markets - Travelbook vote
1st place: Dresden Striezelmarkt, 4586 votes
2nd place: Esslingen Medieval Market and Christmas Market, 2936 votes
3rd place: Leipzig Christmas market, 2660 votes
4th place: Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt, 2627 votes
5th place: Christmas market in Freiburg, 2198 votes
6th place: Aachen Christmas market, 1811 votes
7th place: Annaberg Christmas market, 1701 votes
8th place: Cologne Christmas market, 1670 votes
9th place: Seligenstadt Christmas market, 1563 votes
10th place: "White magic" at Jungfernstieg in Hamburg, 1453 votes
11th place: Charlottenburg Palace Christmas market in Berlin, 1370 votes
12th place: Historic Christmas Market Osnabrück: 980 votes
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Nuremberg Christmas market runs until Christmas Eve
The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt started on November 25th and runs until December 24th.
You can read everything about the programme, opening hours and energy-saving measures in our overview.
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