Munich Christmas Markets and Christmas Village 2-Hour Tour

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5 reviews

Munich Christmas Markets and Christmas Village 2-Hour Tour

From $21.31 per person

Celebrate the Christmas season in a traditional German style on this 2-hour tour of the Christmas markets in Munich. Explore the medieval Old Town as it is transformed into a winter wonderland, clustered with charming stalls selling gifts and decorations.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Get into the festive spirit as you explore the Christmas markets in Munich’s Old Town
  • Visit the central market on Marienplatz, the Christmas village at the Rezidenz, the “Crib Market”, and the popular “Medieval Market” near Odeonsplatz
  • Sample the traditional seasonal delicacy of Lebkuchen gingerbread cake
  • Discover the history of the markets from your informative tour guide
Full description
On this tour you can celebrate the Christmas season in the traditional German style by visiting some of the many Christmas markets in Munich as well as the city’s very own Christmas village. You will take a festive stroll through the colorful markets clustered around the historic Old Town, including the central market on Marienplatz, the Christmas village in the palace courtyard of the royal Rezidenz, the “Crib Market”, and the popular “Medieval Market” near Odeonsplatz. The tour will make regular stops at the various stalls and your guide will tell you all about the history of the markets, the meaning of the displays, and the Advent and Christmas rituals associated with them. You will also get to sample the traditional seasonal delicacy of Lebkuchen (gingerbread cake). You have the chance to see where many of the world’s most beloved seasonal traditions originated – the Christmas tree and the Advent calendar both originated in Germany. You will also get to experience the unique atmosphere of an authentic old Christkindlmarkt in a traditional setting, a favorite for many Germans.
Includes
  • Public transport tickets
  • Lebkuchen gingerbread cakes
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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      Meet at the local operator's office at Dachauer Straße 4, 80335 Munich.

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      3.4 /5

      based on 5 reviews

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        2.7/5
      • Service
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      So very rude

      December 27, 2017

      Was not informed this is walking tour

      Average

      December 18, 2016

      interesting

      It was a very nice tour despite the very cold weather. More than visiting the Christmas markets and some churches, the guide told us lot of things about the traditions and the customs in connection with this type of markets and also interesting historical events.

      December 6, 2012

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