What to know about Christmas Holidays in Germany

In Germany we celebrate the Christmas holidays a little bit different compared to the United States.

The actual celebration is on December 24th. At Christmas eve we give the presents to our loved ones.

BUT the 24th of December is NOT a holiday.

It is acutally a regular working day, where most people have a day off, or take a day off.

Shops are usually open until 2 pm.

To me this is still very interesting, since it is for ages, that December 24th is the actual german Weihnachten.

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My top 5 Christmasmarkets – Christkindlmarkets in Munich

December is the month when many travelers visit Munich to enjoy the Christmas season.

The 4 weeks before Christmas there are at many places opened Christmas Markets (called Christkindlmarket)

In this Podcast I talk about my personal favourite Wintermarkets in Munich 2018

  • Weißenburger Platz
  • Märchenbazar Leonrodplatz
  • Sendlinger Tor
  • Tollwood at Theresienwiese
  • Marienplatz

I wish you happy holidays and a great stay in Munich!

Friday Late in Villa Stuck in Munich – free admission.

Every first Friday in the month there is free admission to the changing exhibtions of Villa Stuck in Munich, from 6 pm to 10 pm.

The Event is called Villa Stuck Friday Late.

A great way to experience art for free in munich and give your weekend a cultural kickstart!