Christmas markets in Munich and Munich’s surroundings

It’s Advents season! And that means Christmas markets all over town turn the magic right up.

christmas marketThere are 24 Christmas markets in Munich, most of them open everyday. Such as the large Christmas market around Marienplatz, the magical Christmas village in the Residenz or the medieval market on Wittelsbacherplatz.


But doesn’t mulled wine taste the best after a long walk through snowy landscape?

Here are some ideas for a Christmas market weekend foray to Munich’s surroundings.


Herrmannsdorfer christmas market – arts and crafts

location: Herrmannsdorf 7, 85625 Glonn

open: December 9th & 10th  10:00 – 18:00

It is recommended to take the shuttle bus from the parking lot at Grafing S-Bahn Bahnhof (every 15 minutes). Also when coming by car, please leave it at the station and take the shuttle.

This is a unique market with more than 100 market stands, where sculptors, goldsmiths, woodturners, ceramists, painters and felt and textile artists (and many more) sell their lovingly produced pieces and demonstrate their craftsmansship. They have children’s entertainment, farm animals and, of course, delicious food.


Ebersberger Forst Woidmarkt – hidden under trees

location: Hubertus 1, 85560 Ebersberg

open: December 10th & 17th  13:00 – 18:00

christmas market in the forestLocated in the middle of the forest this traditional Christmas market is truly magical. Whether you walk through the forest or take a ride with the horse carriage, the freshly made ginger bread and deer gulash will never taste better.



Christkindlmarkt Bad Tölz – Old town market

location: Marktstraße, 83646 Bad Tölz

open: November 24th until December 23rd  11:00 – 19:00

This market is surrounded by the charming architecture of the historical old town with its narrow cobbled lanes. Among the regional specialties, handmade jewellery and handcarved figures you will surely find one or the other Christmas present.


Adventszauber am Tegernsee – Market tour over the lake

Lake Tegernseeopen: December 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th  14:00 – 19:00

Up for a Christmas market tour? The markets of Wiessee, Rottach-Egern and Tegernsee are all located at the lakefront of Tegernsee. For 8 Euro you can shuttle between them by boat.

Let yourself be enchanted by the wonderful view of snow-capped mountains and christmas lights reflecting on the water. Besides handcrafts and Christmas delicacies the Christmas markets also offer live music.

Overview Map:



Türkenfelder Bergweihnacht – on the mountain

location: Am Steingassenberg 5, 82299 Türkenfeld

open: December 8th – 10th & 15th – 17th
Fridays 17:00 – 23:30, Saturdays 14:00 – 23:30, Sundays 11:30 – 19:30

christmas markets MunichLive music, big bonefires and colorful market stands, where artists, craftmen and farmers offer their goods: this Christmas market is offering everything you could ask for at a unique location. Even a living crib with sheeps and donkeys and regional specialties prepared in the traditional way.