Exploring Christmas markets in Germany with a camper van

Exploring Christmas markets in Germany with a camper van
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Every year you would like to explore the most beautiful Christmas markets in the area. But what are the most worth seeing and why not do it with a camper? Drink a mulled wine without worries, visit several markets in one day and snuggle up in the warm camper in the evening? That sounds like the perfect pre-Christmas season to us.

We show you great Christmas markets in Germany that you should definitely visit once. Rent a campervan and start your Christmas market tour with a camper!

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weihnachten im Camper
🎄 Christmas market Gut Wolfgangshof

Handicrafts and regional products await you at Gut Wolfgangshof in Anwanden. The picturesque Christmas market amid historic buildings becomes an atmospheric scene especially after dark. The offerings range from essential oils and hand-knitted clothing to Christmas decorations and pewter goods. The Art Nouveau facade of the estate, atmospherically illuminated by thousands of torches, candles and lights, frames the stalls. From November 26, the very special Christmas market opens its doors.

In the middle of the city and yet surrounded by nature, you can stay at KNAUS Camping Park Nuremberg all year round and visit the surrounding Christmas markets.

🎄 Christmas market in the Ravenna Gorge - Upper Black Forest

The Christmas market in Ravennaschlucht - Hochschwarzwald is the destination for Christmas lovers. The homey atmosphere, Christmas cinnamon scents and unique flavors of the Christmas market combined with a diverse range of food and drinks make for unforgettable Christmas moments. Steep, wooded hills of the Ravennaschlucht gorge in Breitnau, the Galgenbühl near the Hofgut Sternen estate and the 40-meter high railroad viaduct of the Höllentalbahn frame this market. From November 26th you can visit this Christmas market.

For overnight stays you can go to the Schwarzwaldcamp. They are also open in winter from this year.

Weihnachtsmarkt im Camper erkunden
Weihnachtsmarkt im Camper erkunden
🎄 The medieval Christmas market in Esslingen.

On November 23, the Medieval Market & Christmas Market opens its doors again in Esslingen. Medieval robed artists, craftsmen and merchants characterize the Christmas market in Esslingen. Surrounded by half-timbered houses, you can watch barkers, jugglers and fire-eaters as well as blacksmiths, ropemakers, glassblowers, pewterers, broom-makers and felters at work. In addition to various delicacies, your tour of the Christmas market will be accompanied by medieval music.

The campsite Camping Stuttgart Canstatter Wasen is open all year round and is located close to Esslingen.

🎄 Romantic Christmas Market at Gruttenstein Castle

The small Christmas market in Bayerisch Gmain is an absolute highlight in the Berchtesgadener Land and gets you in the mood for Christmas with its various stalls and special atmosphere. The cozy castle courtyard becomes a Christmas market from November 26 and you can not only enjoy delicious food and drinks, but also admire crafts and admire the open fire in one of the many castle parlors.

The campsite Allweglehen also offers many winter camping and is located in the middle of the Alps.

🎄 Lübeck Christmas Market

The Lübeck Christmas Market takes place on the beautiful market square in front of the historic town hall, which was completed in 1308 in the brick Gothic style. The Christmas market in Lübeck opens on time on November 22, and the whole city will shine in festive splendor with over 500,000 points of light. The Christmas market emphasizes carefully selected goods. If you like it a bit quieter, you can explore the many small markets in the side streets. If you're looking for individual gift ideas and handmade unique items, Lübeck's Christmas market is just right for you.

There are a few campsites on the Baltic Sea. From there you can reach the Lübeck Christmas market very well and enjoy winter camping at the Baltic Sea.


You have more tips for great Christmas markets in Germany? Then let us know and send us an email to: marketing@freeway-camper.com.

We wish you a relaxing and contemplative pre-Christmas period.

Your FreewayCamper Team.