Christmas markets

Around Lake Constance

Christmas holiday activities in four different countries – Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein – can only be found in one place: Lake Constance.

Christmas markets at Lake Constance

The advents seasons is without doubt an experience for all senses. Cinnamon and mulled wine fill the air, traditional craftsmen present their skills on Chrictmas markets and thousands of lights immerse Lake Constance into an impressive atmosphere, which makes both adults and children dream alike.


Here you can download the brochure "Christmas Magic at Lake Constance" which includes a huge selection of Christmas markets around Lake Constance »

“10 good reasons to be enchanted by Christmas at Lake Constance”,…

  • there are delicious specialties such as Käsknöpfle, Dinnele and the famous Olma-Bratwurst from St.Gallen
  • attractions like candle making, handicraft work and story time not only inspire children
  • the musical entertainment creates a festive atmosphere
  • young and old meet for a stroll at the Christmas market
  • there is a wide range of craft, art and design
  • every Christmas market around the Lake Constance is unique
  • the sea of lights warms up every heart
  • different customs and traditions from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein will be celebrated
  • there are even floating stalls on a „Christmas ship“
  • Christmas knows no frontiers!

Suggested Christmas markets around Lake Constance

Christmas Market Bregenz

17. November until 24. December

In Bregenz, you can enjoy culinary delicacies, arts and crafts and a specially built crib in the Nepomuk Chapel. At weekends, the traditional arts and crafts market offers a perfect opportunity to...

Christmas Market Constance by the Lake

30. November until 22. December

10,000 lights and a stunning panorama: Constance is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic stroll during the festive period. The largest Christmas market on Lake Constance stretches from the historic...

Christmas Market in the city of stars St.Gallen close to Lake Constance

Christmas Market St.Gallen

30. November until 23. December

Christmas Market Friedrichshafen

1. December until 22. December

For 27 days, festive magic fills the cosy village of cabins on Buchhornplatz in Friedrichshafen, next to the Zeppelin Museum and on the very shore of Lake Constance. With its life-size crib and...

Harbour Christmas Lindau

23. November until 17. December

Lindau‘s Harbour Christmas is without a doubt one of Germany‘s most attractive Christmas markets. On all four Advent weekends the market on Lindau‘s harbour promenade allows visitors to enjoy...

Harbour Advent in Romanshorn

25. November until 23. December

On 25 November, when the lights on the 10-metre-high Christmas tree are switched on with a gun salute, everything will be ready for the second edition of the Harbour Advent. Visitors can enjoy a...

Christkindlesmarkt Ravensburg

1. December until 20. December

Two markets – a real adventure! In the historic ambiance of the old town, Ravensburg invites you to our atmospheric “Christkindlesmarkt”. The market is located in two places. Around the City...

Christmas Market “Weihnachten im Schloss”

1. December until 17. December

Christmas at the castle of Isny

6. December until 10. December

Step through the castle gate and into the baroque courtyard of the former Benedictine monastery. Celebrate Advent with gingerbread, candles and fine carvings. Share your secret wishes in the...

Christmas market Überlingen

7. December until 17. December

Every December, the Hofstatt, the main square in the historic city center of Überlingen, is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland. On festive decorated stands, artisans and traders from...

Christmas market Frauenfeld

15. December until 17. December

On the third weekend of Advent, the Christmas market of Frauenfeld transforms the smart capital of the Canton of Thurgau into a romantic Christmas town. More than 150 stalls offer a variety of...

9. December until 10. December

Christmas offers

The island of Mainau in winter

The magic of winter on Mainau Island

17. November 2017 until 11. February 2018

Mainau Island also has its magic in winter: Even in winter, specks of colour are discernible as you enjoy an extended walk through the wintry park, as the winter blossom of lush shrubs and witch...

Winter Fun with the White Fleet on Lake Constance

Winter Fairy Tale on Board

23. November until 17. December

It is winter in the lake’s shipping companies: the ships are festively decorated and the lake is still and peaceful. Even in winter, a boat trip is the most attractive means of experiencing Lake...

1. December until 31. December
30. November 2017 until 7. January 2018

Plan your Christmas Trip to Lake Constance

Read the Brochure 

Brochure "Christmas Magic at Lake Constance"
Snow on the Säntis in winter at Lake Constance

Groups and Tour Operators

B2B-Brochure  "Christmas Magic at Lake Constance for Groups and Tour Operators"

Suitable offers

Autumn & winter magic 4 = 5

5 nights from €438 per person