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

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

The advents seasons at Lake Constance 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.

60 Christmas Markets & Christmas offers:

Here you can download the brochure "Christmas Magic at Lake Constance 2017" 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

Advent markets in Vorarlberg

17. November until 24. December

Culinary delicacies, handicrafts and a home-made nativity scene await you in Bregenz in the Chapel of St. Nepomuk. On three weekends, the traditional crafts market also attracts visitors to the upper...

Constance Christmas market by the lake

30. November until 22. December

With the Christmas ship and its 360° panorama bar, a special Christmas tree inn, the breathtaking views over the lake and mountains and many other highlights, the Constance Christmas market is truly...

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

The city of stars St.Gallen

30. November until 23. December

During Advent, St. Gallen becomes an atmospheric Swiss city of stars. Some 700 stars twinkle above the old town where the lovingly decorated gabled huts of the Christmas market stand shoulder to...

Christmas Market Friedrichshafen

1. December until 22. December

For 22 days, Christmas magic fills the cosy village of market stalls on the Buchhornplatz in Friedrichshafen on the very shore of Lake Constance. With its life-size nativity scene, the market is the...

Lindau harbour Christmas

23. November until 17. December

There are lots of Christmas markets. Only Lindau has a harbour Christmas. Nowhere can Christmas market fans find their heart’s desire in such a relaxed manner and nowhere is the scenery more...

Harbour Advent in Romanshorn

1. December until 10. December

On Sunday 26 November 2017, everything is arranged for the 3rd edition of the Harbour Advent. The 14-metre-high fir tree will stand proudly on its platform in Romanshorn harbour (CH) until 6 January...

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...

Tettnang - Christmas at the palace

1. December until 17. December

You can discover an enchanting Christmas market in the atmospheric Tettnang palace on the first, second and third weekends in Advent. The wide range of craft work and artistic creations and goods...

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...

Christmas market Vaduz with view of the castle

9. December until 10. December

Seasonal tunes and twinkling lights once again create a contemplative mood at the 24th Christmas market in Vaduz. Liechtenstein’s capital, Vaduz, nestles in a beautiful landscape against a backdrop...

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 on the waves

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...

Vorarlberg Lines Winter trips

1. December until 31. December

Even in the winter, the Vorarlberg Lines shipping company operates a number of atmospheric trips from Bregenz harbour. Climb aboard Santa’s ship and enjoy a contemplative trip for the entire family...

Take a trip to the Christmas market by catamaran

30. November 2017 until 7. January 2018

Clear, cold air, the breathtaking Alpine scenery and perfect stillness – a trip on a catamaran is also an experience in winter. Throughout the year, these quick boats ply their trade between...

Plan your Christmas Trip to Lake Constance

Read the Brochure 

Brochure "Christmas Magic at Lake Constance 2017"
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

Langenargen: Christmas markets and winter harbour festival

2 nights from €199 per person

Winter magic at Hotel City Krone

2 nights from €119 per person

Winter magic at Hotel Maier

2 nights from €199 per person

Wintertime at the Krone

2 nights from €208 per person

Constance winter special

2 nights from €99 per person