Christmas markets in Hamburg are some of the best in northern Germany
Romantic and magical holiday decorations and dozens of Christmas markets all over the city.
What makes Hamburg a top Christmas holiday destination is excellent food and some of the best arts and crafts to buy.
The country’s biggest port and one of the busiest in Europe, along the River Elbe, Hamburg earned a reputation as Germany’s gateway to the World.
It’s a true art, business and cultural centre of this part of the country.
Hamburg is a fairytale destination tip for a perfect winter vacation.
Christmas market on “Rathausmarkt” (City Hall Square)
27 November – 23 December 2023
Referred as “the historic Christmas market,” this fair takes place in the historic part of the city every year, and it’s among the most loved ones in Hamburg.
White magic on Jungfernstieg
At Jungfernstieg, 17 November – 29 December 2022.
It’s a white magic Christmas on the luxury boulevard in Hamburg.
A place where you’ll find many exclusive boutiques and cafes in a perfect ambience.
It’s a perfect tip for hanging out for hours in a luxurious Christmas atmosphere.
Santa Pauli Christmas at Reeperbahn
20 November – 23 December 2023
A Christmas market’s best tip for friends and couples on tour, referred to as the city’s probably most extraordinary market, with some fun erotic elements.
Here you’ll be able to listen to the best holiday songs on the live music stage, attracting many visitors yearly.
St. Petri church Christmas market
17 November – 30 December 2022
Beautifully decorated and placed in front of the oldest church in Hamburg, St. Petri.
This place provides several things that can warm your heart during the cold winter evenings in Hamburg.
Christmas markets around Mönckebergstrasse
This is a big Christmas market with an excellent reputation; an actual magnet for tourists during the Christmas holidays.
It offers over 150 stalls and many things interesting not only to children but to adults, too.
It’s from Gerhard-Hauptmann-Platz, Spitalerstrasse, Mönckebergbrunnen, Jacobikirchhof and all around the St.-Petri Church in the city centre.
Speicherstadt (Fleetinsel) & HafenCity Christmas Markets
Hafen City and Spicherstadt are great places to stroll around and taste the delicious things that make this holiday so magical.
You can skate, find the best Christmas bakeries, spectacular Christmas trees, arts and crafts and much more.
Fleetinsel Christmas market
S1/2/3/21 to Stadthausbrücke or U3 to Rödingsmarkt
HafenCity Christmas market
U4 to Überseequartier
Altona / Ottensen Christmas Market
27 November – 23 December 2023
You’ll find a market in the Altona district of Ottensen, famous for its 1001 gift ideas.
The Children’s programme is always a highlight of this market and perfect for families.
It’s essential to add that at the Altona/Ottensen Christmas Market.
You’ll find not only German products to buy but products and crafts worldwide.
Hamburg is a spectacular city to visit any time, but coming during the Christmas holidays is a unique story.
Find a hotel that suits you best and enjoy a Magical Christmas in Hamburg.
Pictures from Hamburg Christmas Markets
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