Luxembourg and its winter delights: The most beautiful Christmas markets in the Grand Duchy
The Christmas holidays are approaching, the first mulled wine stands are set up, and from everywhere it smells delightfully of cinnamon, vanilla and anise: It’s time again for the beloved Christmas markets. In Luxembourg City, from the end of November, traditional Christmas markets will take place on Place d'Armes, Place de la Constitution and in Rue de Strasbourg. As every year, festively decorated wooden huts line the beautifully lit streets of the capital. In addition to various Christmas gifts, decorative items, toys and souvenirs, the various markets attract especially with their wide range of joyful winter delights.
But even outside the capital, numerous Christmas attractions provide a colorful palette. In this article of your real estate experts Engel & Völkers Luxembourg, you will discover which events are particularly worthwhile this year, where you can find the most beautiful gifts and which Christmas market is closest to your home or apartment.
The Christmas markets in Luxembourg City: find gifts and enjoy winter treats
From the end of November, the streets of Luxembourg City will once again present themselves in a festive Christmas robe. For instance, the Chrëschtmaart on the Place d'Armes delights with atmospheric music, lovingly designed stands and chalets as well as numerous delicacies. In addition to mulled wine and gaufres, make sure to try the popular Luxembourg specialties such as Gromperekichelcher, Kniddelen, Grillwurscht and Mettwurscht. In addition, brass music and an ice skating rink “Knuedler on Ice” provide plenty of winter fun. Not far from the Place d'Armes, the so-called Solidaritéits-Maart at Roude Pëtz (Puits Rouge), hosted by charity organisations, gives you the opportunity to donate to charity and to buy products that support the good cause. The Wantermaart on the Place de la Constitution not only impresses with its breathtaking view over Luxembourg City, but also offers a lot of fun for the whole family with its trampolines, a pyramid, a ferris wheel and numerous stalls.
Christmas spirit in Esch-sur-Alzette: typical southern flair meets holiday magic
Also in Esch-sur-Alzette, the second-largest city in Luxembourg, Christmas events are numerous, each year attracting many visitors to the metropolis of the south. Thanks to its many exhibitors, culinary delicacies and various attractions, the Christmas market on the Place de l'Hôtel de Ville in Esch-sur-Alzette is a year-round favorite for young and old alike. A special highlight for the little ones is the St. Nicholas Parade, which leads through the streets of Esch.
Each year, the Christmas markets in Luxembourg are a unique experience that attracts many visitors from neighboring countries to the Grand Duchy. Be inspired and visit the events taking place throughout Luxembourg. We also welcome you to our Market Center on the Place Joseph Thorn in Merl. We are looking forward to your visit!