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 23. 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

24. 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

For those who love Christmas time, St.Gallen is one of the best places to enjoy the festive atmosphere. Seven hundred stars shine above the city’s romantic old town, whilst the cheerfully decorated...

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 in Feldkirch close to Lake Constance

Christmas Market & Advent singing

1. December until 24. December

Feldkirch invites visitors to explore an atmospheric Christmas market in the medieval old town. The traditional Advent singing and the night watchmen's tours are just two of the many events.

Christmas Market “Weihnachten im Schloss”

1. December until 17. December

The annual Christmas fair “Weihnachten im Schloss” takes place within the first three weekends of the advent season. A variety of handmade products and handcraft is offered to you in the unique...

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 Exhibition Arenenberg

26. November until 23. December

The alternative Advent with the biggest living Christmas tree on the lake. On 7th December 1815, just in time for Christmas, Hortense de Beauharnais – the former First Lady of France and the most...

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...

Dornbirn Christmas market

1. December until 23. December

The Dornbirn Christmas market is the perfect place for a relaxed pre-Christmas get-together. While younger visitors take part in the colourful children’s activities, adults browse the wide range of...

23rd Vaduz Christmas market

10. December until 11. December

On the weekend of 10/11 December 2016, the little town of Vaduz is transformed into an enchanting winter wonderland. Christmas sounds and twinkling lights once again create a contemplative mood at...

All you need to know about Christmas markets around Lake Constance

The island of Mainau in winter

The magic of winter on Mainau Island

18. November 2016 until 12. February 2017

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

25. November until 18. 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...

Vorarlberg Lines Winter Cruises

26. November until 31. December

Even during the winter season, the Vorarlberg Lines shipping company organises a number of atmospheric trips from Bregenz harbour. Enjoy a romantic cruise for the entire family on the Nikolaus...

Suitable offers

Autumn & winter magic 4 = 5

5 nights from €438 per person