A tradition they have in Germany and many other countries nowadays are the Weihnachtsmärkte (plural for Weihnachtsmarkt) or Chistkindmärkte. Those are street markets mostly in the main town squares that are associated with the time before and after Christmas. They originated in the German-speaking regions in the Middle Ages. Today the sale lots of food, drinks, deserts, pottery, scarfs, clothes, toys, Christmas decorations and much more.
Munich is one of the best places if you want to experience the unforgettable feelings that a Weihnachtsmarkt can offer. Most of them are opened by the end of November and last until New Year’s Eve, so you have plenty of time to visit all of them. There are so many of them, that you will actually need to go out a couple of times.
Pro tip: If you want to see the whole beauty of the Weihnachtsmarkt, go and visit one around 16:00 o’clock…
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