Nov 27, 2021
Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city, which makes it a fantastic destination for a winter break. There’s plenty to see and do, but the most wonderful attractions of all are the seasonal markets, which you can access easily when you stay at the best hotels near Hamburg Christmas markets.
Our guide will introduce you to the Hamburg Christmas markets 2021 that are not to be missed. Read on for information that can help you to plan your winter break.
The sheer number of Hamburg Christmas markets means you need to choose wisely when planning your winter break. We’ve made it easier for you by selecting the markets that are worthy of your time. Remember to check that Covid-19 protocols haven’t led to the markets being cancelled.
The top hotels near Hamburg Christmas markets make it easy to reach them. If you’re looking for seasonal gifts, mulled wine, handicraft workshops for children, and more in a fairy-tale setting, head to the Bergedorf Christmas Market, held in the grounds of an old castle.
Eggnog, crepes, glühwein, and Tuscan specialities are only some of the highlights that await you at the charming Blankenese Hamburg Christmas market.
Make Christmas in Hamburg Germany all the more wonderful by visiting the City Hall Christmas market held at the Rathausmarkt Square. The market offers glassware, jewellery, international food and drink, and handmade toys. It’s also the place to be if you want to see the Hamburg Christmas market flying santa.
The Santa Pauli Christmas market is where you’ll find sugar, spice, and all things naughty and nice. The traditional atmosphere combines elements that are for adults only.
Other fabulous events to check out when you stay at the best hotel near Hamburg Christmas markets include the WinterPride St Georg market, the Dog Christmas market (a must if you’re a pet owner), the elegant Jungfernstieg market at the Inner Alter Lake, the maritime-flavoured markets at Speicherstadt and HafenCity, and the Scandinavian markets on Ditmar-Koel-Strasse.
In addition to the events that we recommend for your Hamburg Christmas market break, you’ll find many other fabulous options in the historic city.
When it comes to what to do in Hamburg in winter, there’s much more than Christmas markets on offer. Here are a few other attractions to whet your appetite for a winter break.
One of the best ways to see the city is to stroll along its streets with a guidebook or app in hand. You’ll find cosy cafes, restaurants that serve good quality food, and museums, galleries, monuments, and shops. If you’d rather not do it alone, join a walking or bus tour.
For seasonal sporty activity, head to one of the city’s many ice rinks. A few to consider are the EisArena Hamburg, Wandsbeker Winterzauber, and HafenCity Eisvergnügen. If you’re looking for more seasonal spirit, enjoy the sights and sounds of the city’s famous Christmas parades, which begin in front of Saturn on Mönckebergstrasse on the four Saturdays of December.
Last but not least, if you’re staying at Frasers Suites Hamburg during New Year’s Eve, join locals and tourists for the city’s vibrant festivities. Music, fireworks, and other entertainment are part of the spectacle.
Make your winter break all the more memorable by staying in one of the best hotels near Hamburg Christmas markets. Contact Fraser Suites Hamburg today to find out about our winter break special offer and plan a trip you will not forget.