Christmas in Alsace

Chistmas in Alsace


Live the special and beautiful Advent time, the markets and the Christmas Eves in Alsace. Since the end of November and until the beginning of January, discover the Christmas decorations and lights of a whole and unique region.

Advent time and Christmas Eves

Come and live the Christmas traditions, comfortable and welcoming…
Discover the real meaning of Christmas, its origins, the symbolic of its decoration, its connection with religious or pagan myths of the Rhine area… and above all its emblematic characters: the Hans Trapp, the Christkindel, the Saint-Nicolas… The Advent time will be surprising for the people who are not familiar to the traditions of our region. And for the children, it will be very colorful! Be careful Santa Claus…

During this period, you will find a list of Christmas events in the Alsace.

Our accommodations 'Christmas Gîtes'

The owners invite you to discover their accommodations as a Gîte or B&B in accordance with our Charter “Christmas in Alsace”. They will be pleased to welcome you warmly around a toast to their stay in Alsace, and will make you discover the magic of the Alsatian Christmas with a specific decoration of your B&B or Gîte and you will savour traditional specialties such as gingerbread, mulled wine and warm apple juice, and the “Bredele” (small Christmas cakes) etc. Come and discover the Alsatian Christmas with your hosts.

The accommodations which adopt the Charter of Christmas are recognizable thanks to the Advent crown. By the autumn a list will be available.

Discover our accomadations 'Christmas Gîtes'

Christmas markets

Let yourself be drawn into the Christmas markets of Alsace, the shiny and traditional lights. Taste the Alsatian sweetness of the tinted spices, the cinnamon and the orange, enjoy a special Christmas welcome in our Gîtes de France accommodations.

Discover the Christmas markets of Strasbourg, Saverne, Haguenau, Colmar, Kaysersberg, Muhlouse…