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Strasbourg 7-Hour Christmas Markets Tour

1. Strasbourg 7-Hour Christmas Markets Tour

On this festive 7-hour program you’ll depart Strasbourg in the morning, and head to the village of Colmar. Christmas in Colmar’s historic town center is a magical experience featuring Christmas illuminations that blend perfectly with the lighting designed to enhance the town’s heritage. The pedestrian city center with its major architectural treasures dates from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. It is beautifully decorated, creating a veritable open-air theater where the warm Christmas mood envelops the heart of the town. Enjoy some free time in the area to visit your choice of the 5 different Christmas markets. Then you’ll take a drive along the famous Alsace Wine Route, passing through some of the region’s most beautiful villages. The afternoon program will depend on the date of your tour. Eguisheim, Riquewihr (Medieval market), Colmar and Strasbourg cities host a market every single day. Depending on when you go, discover the Christmas Market of Bergheim or the Ribeauvillé market. Almost every single day of this festive season, the market of Kaysersberg will be ready to show you all it has to offer. After the market visits you’ll return to Strasbourg.

Strasbourg: Christmas Market by night with a mulled wine

2. Strasbourg: Christmas Market by night with a mulled wine

As soon as night falls, I’ll be taking you on a tour of Strasbourg’s Christmas market and its illuminations. In small groups, you’ll have the best experience of these magical nights for all alsatian and tourists ! We’ll take the time that you don’t need to discover this amazing event in the capital of Alsace. What’s special about the Christmas period in Strasbourg is that everyone pitches in to help with the decorations and lights, from shopkeepers to local residents and restaurants! It’s this joint involvement that makes the city so magical in December. You’ll discover the highlights of the Christmas market, such as Place Kleber and its famous Christmas tree, as well as the hidden and unusual places frequented by locals who come to escape the crowds! The market doesn’t just cover a given area, it’s divided into several smaller markets scattered around the city. That’s what makes Strasbourg the real Christmas capital. It’s not a funfair, it’s a popular event that takes place all over the city. It’s easy to get lost! We’ll stop for one of the best mulled wine to finish off this magical tour.

Strasbourg: Christmas Market magic with a Local

3. Strasbourg: Christmas Market magic with a Local

This experience is provided by an independent Local. You will be part of a small, up to 6 people group. Join a passionate local for a mesmerizing stroll through the magical realm of Strasbourg's Christmas Markets, among the oldest in Europe. Your experience begins with a visit to the city's show-stopping Christmas tree, a tradition that's as towering as it is beautiful. From there, step into the world of the Christkindlmarkt, a treasure trove of handcrafted gifts, festive decorations, and holiday delights. The Christmas spirit is palpable in every corner, from the twinkling fairy lights to the jubilant carolers. You'll feel as if you've stepped into a Christmas card! With our intimate group size capped at just six people, you're guaranteed an unforgettable experience. Join me to revel in Strasbourg's uniquely warm and cozy Christmas atmosphere and leave with your heart full of joy and memories that will keep the spirit of the season alive long after you've returned home. Who is a Local? A Local is someone who is passionate about sharing authentic experiences based on their interests. As LocalBini, we bring together passionate people from all over the world by giving them the opportunity to offer unique experiences via our marketplace.

Strasbourg: Christmas Markets Festive Digital Game

4. Strasbourg: Christmas Markets Festive Digital Game

Make the city and its sheds your playground! In teams, go through the streets and alleys lit up in Christmas colours and get as many points as possible. How do you do it? By carrying out all sorts of offbeat missions on the theme of Christmas or by answering unusual questions about its traditions around the world! Your mission? Solve multiple-choice questions, find an emblematic Christmas character, photograph the worst gift you could give, record your worst resolutions or demonstrate your lyrical talents by diverting Christmas carols under the big tree: that's your vast programme for this activity placed under the sign of good humour! You are free to move around the game area according to the missions and challenges to be carried out. The only thing you need? A smartphone!

Christmas Joy in Strasbourg Walking Tour

5. Christmas Joy in Strasbourg Walking Tour

Experience the Christmas holiday spirit In Strasbourg, France, on a guided walking tour. With a local professional guide, visit the most beautifully decorated places and learn miraculous Christmas stories and legends. Explore one of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets with over 300 wooden chalets accompanied by fairy-like lights and holiday aromas. Enjoy time to shop and taste local Christmas products on this magical Christmas in Strasbourg. Prepare to be spellbound by the charming Christmas atmosphere, something you can only experience this time of year.

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4.4 / 5

based on 222 reviews

Amazingly passionate guide who took good care of us and entertained us. Also enough freedom to explore each area. Only hesitant about the price but the experience itself was priceless.