Christmas Markets in Alsace

Saint Nicolas, nativity scenes, decorations, lights, concerts, and Christmas markets are among the most important Christmas traditions in the neighboring Alsatian region of France. Nearly every city, small town, or village hosts its own unique Christmas market. Some are only open weekends, some are open each day for the duration, and some are even open past Christmas. Listed below are some of the most noteworthy of these markets to visit; for a comprehensive list of Christmas markets in Alsace, go to