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Preludes and authentic Christmas market in Kaysersberg

An authentic and traditionnal Christmas market

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.

Download here the list of exhibitors of the Christmas market 2023

  • marché de Noël à Kaysersberg
  • Marché de Noël paysan de Kaysersberg
  • Marché de Noël paysan de Kaysersberg

    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, 18th and 19th December 2023.

    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. Location: Place de la Mairie.

    The Christmas exhibitions

    A Christmas of old-fashioned crafts in the land of stars

    Come and discover the old trades of yesteryear : lighter, bomb maker, press maker, pulper, amoulage maker, scourer, ciergier... and the liste is quite long.

    Some of these professions are still relevant today, but many others have been forgotten for ages...

    From 24th November 2023 to 19th December 2023, 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 20th December 2023 to 7th January 2024, the exhibition is open from 2pm to 6pm.

    Christmas concerts

    Alongside the Christmas markets and the Christmas exhibition, Kaysersberg is also offering a programme of concerts in the Church Sainte-Croix on Advent Sundays 26 November, 3, 10 and 17 December 2023 at 4pm. Find the programme in our agenda

    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.

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