As a family owned business with offices located in Aachen, our heart naturally beats for the Öcher Christmas Market.
Within the beautiful and historic old town of Aachen you can find perfectly aligned huts settled alongside the romantic timbered houses and other fascinating places of interest. The stands are scattered across the whole of the city centre and entice you to wander around the city’s narrow alleyways and courtyards or across the wooden moats past the Kugelbrunnen. You will be able to admire not only the cathedral, but also the town hall, via the Market, Katschhof or Münsterplatz. The Aachen Christmas Market offers appealing structured church programs and activities for children which help serve to set the mood for Christmas through music and theatre.
In the home of the Heinzelmann (a German fairytale character) you can find Cologne’s largest Christmas market. The thematically divided alleyways invite you to saunter around and feast to your heart’s content. Between the Alten Markt and Heumarkt you can also find a special highlight: a large ice skating rink. For those lucky enough, they can even catch a glimpse of one of the famous Heinzelmännchen (little gnome men). In honour of the gnomes, the Christmas market here retains its old traditions and customs as the helpful little gnomes hate all modern and newfangled clutter.
With over 40 years of tradition, the international Christmas market opens up the city of Essen with a festive glow. Stretching from Willy-Brandt-Platz to the Flachsmarkt, the market boasts over 250 stands from different countries and periods, offering many Christmas customs for you to discover. With gift ideas from over 20 countries you are truly spoilt for choice. A great panoramic view of the spectacle can be best obtained with a trip on the “Big Wheel Bellevue”, which standing at 56 metres is the tallest mobile Ferris wheel in the world.
The Engelchenmarkt (little angel market) at Heinrich-Heine-Platz traditionally takes place in front of the Carsch-Haus building. From the pavilions and huts enthroned angel figurines cheerfully watch over the hustle and bustle below and spread festive joy during the most wonderful time of the year.
We will be making an appearance at a few selected Christmas markets in Germany and would be happy to add a little extra sparkle to your season's festivities. Come and visit us in:
With totally 3 christmas markets all around the CentrO Oberhausen will make you heart beat faster! With its 150 little christmas shops this market has everything your heart desires including our LILALU Rubber Ducks.