The Christmas Market in Prien takes place at the four Advent weekends 2016 as follow:
Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 13:00 – 20:00
Christmas in Chiemsee
|This is a truly unique and romantic setting in the heart of the Bavarian Alps, surrounded by the clear waters of the Chiemsee.The market is set on the island of Frauenchiemsee which looks across to the Herrenchiemsee on which sits the ‘Castle Herrenchiemsee’ built by King Ludwig II.The Frauenchiemsee Island is home to a functioning Cloister and a community of artists, crafts-people and fishermen, and is a popular place to visit all through the year. At Christmas time the Island is brought to life with a myriad of twinkling lights and festive decorations.There are over 60 stalls selling traditional German goods along with cakes and mulled wine, to keep out the cold.Christmas carols and music fills the air making time spent here a truly unforgettable experience.
There is a regular boat trip to the island from Prien am Chiemsee.The market is on November, 25 – 27, and December, 2 – 4, 2016Opening hours Christmas Market on the Island of Frauenchiemsee 2016:
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Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël –
Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
German Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, traditional Stollen, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
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