Christmas Market Dates
23rd November – 23rd December 2016
Welcome to the
Passau Christmas Market
The Passau Christmas Market or better known as the Passau Christkindlmarkt is set in the old historic town centre of Passau against the glorious backdrop of St. Stephen's Cathedral, it offers a wide variety of festive themed fun.
About 70 selected little stalls will show and sell special Christmas goods, presents, arts and crafts. A wealth of Christmas specialities and food like Lebkuchen (gingerbread), Glühwein and Bratwurst (fried sausage) is also available.
The Market is easy to reach with the Christmas Market Express and during the ride passengers will be able to enjoy passing through the charming old quarter and city centre of Passau. Both traditional and contemporary cribs will point the way through the city to the Christmas Market.
To get to know the city sights more closely, the Passau Tourist Information Office offers daily city tours at midday.
Cultural highlights include a concert by Germany's most famous choir, the Regensburger-Domspatzen, held at St.Stephan's Cathedral on 4th of December. For those who miss the event there will be concerts on the world's biggest cathedral organ every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 12.30pm .
For the little ones, a daily program has been arranged in which they can make themselves a wide range of different articles. Whether it is candle-dipping or home-made decorations for the Christmas tree, the children’s eyes are guaranteed to glow with delight.