In the heart of the imperial city of Kaysersberg, the flavours of gingerbread or mulled wine will awaken your taste buds, your eyes will be wide open in front of the bakers’ and pastry chefs’ stalls, filled with bredalas (Christmas cakes) with nuts, almonds, chocolate, dry fruits…
You will be charmed by this sweet and intimate setting while wandering around the 30 wooden chalets from the Christmas market, in the heart of the historical center of Kaysersberg. The craftsmen, scrupulously selected by the members of the Association de Noël à Kaysersberg (Organization for Christmas in Kaysersberg), welcome you and offer you their original and handcrafted creations : wooden toys, decorations for your Christmas tree, blown glass objects, jewels, lamps...
You will have choice when it comes to finding your Christmas presents. Adults will recover their children souls, filled with distant memories.
Our advice : at dusk, when the atmosphere is magical, it is the best moment to discover Kaysersberg and its numerous activities at Christmas time.
Dates and times of the authentic Christmas market
The authentic and artisanal Kaysersberg Christmas market usually welcomes you during the Advent weekends on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10am. to 8pm., in the Cour de l’Arsenal and behind the Sainte-Croix church.
Dates 2023 of the Christmas market : 24th, 25th and 26th November, 1st, 2nd and 3th December, 8th, 9th and 10th December, and from 15th to 17th December.
The farmers’ market of the valley producers
If you like tasting regional specialties, this small market is dedicated to local producers. Gourmets will fill their baskets with a variety of local foods : aromatic herbs, syrups, herbal teas, foie gras, terrines, cheese, gingerbread, organic wines, fruit juices : Nothing but good products to delight your guests during the Christmas or New Year’s holidays.
Dates and times are identical to those of the authentic Christmas market.
At Christmas, I play!
Toys by the thousands, as Tino Rossi sang so well!
Stuffed animals, dolls, cars, dinettes, games, enough to turn the head of our dear young heads.
Old wooden or metal toys that our parents and grandparents used to play with.
Put away your cell phones for an enchanted interlude and let yourself be carried away by the magic of this fairy world that those under twenty years old cannot know.
Come and admire the meticulous and original work of the creators. These artists are not lacking in imagination to personalize their objects: patterns, colors and materials are the precious and necessary ingredients for the creation of traditional Christmas toys.
From 25th November 2022 to 20th December 2022, from Monday to Thursday from 2pm to 6pm and during the week-ends of the Christmas Market (on Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from 10am to 8pm. From 21th December to 8th January 2023, the exhibition is open from 2pm to 6pm.
Did you know that? Kaysersberg was elected "Village Préféré des Français" in 2017 on France 2, a TV programme presented by Stéphane Bern, which highlights the most beautiful villages in our beautiful France.
The glittering imperial city, decked out in its finest finery, invites you to an enchanting stroll through the heart of the illuminated old town: its authentically artisanal Christmas market and its unmissable exhibition will leave you with a magical and enchanting memory.
The plaque of the "Village Préféré des Français" is on the fortified bridge in Kaysersberg.