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Christmas in Forchheim

Christmas market & the "most beautiful advent calendar in the world"

The market
28.11. - 23.12.2015 ● daily 12.00 am - 8.00 pm 
24.12.2015 ● 09.00 - 12.00 am

 

"The most beautiful advent calendar in the world"
01.12. - 23.12.2015● Window opening daily at 6.30 pm
01.12. - 23.12.2015 ● Live Music with changing regional music groups daily from 5.30 pm
24.12.2015 ● Window opening at 12.00 am  - The gate with the number 24
24.12.2015 ● Live Music from 11.00 am


During the Christmas season Forchheim`s town hall facade is turned into the "most beautiful advent calendar in the world". The first window opens December 1th. 
Every evening numerous visitors show up at the Christmas market in front of the town hall. Forchheim`s Christmas angel appears at 6.30 pm to open a window every day.

 

Christmas in the "Kaierpfalz" (Imperial Palace)
28.11.2015 - 06.01.2016
Monday - Friday from 3 - 6.30 pm ● Saturday/Sunday from 11.30 am - 6.30 pm


The Kaiserpfalz is a wonderful venue for exhibitions and events of kind. In the Christmas season there is a model railway exhibition and a manger with live animals.

 

 

The Nativity Scene Trail in Forchheim

Another attraction during the Christmas season is Forchheim`s Nativity Scene Trail which leads the visitor through the old town to a number of traditional Franconian Nativity scenes. A short description of these scenes can be found here. A map of Forchheim, which shows their locations, can be found here.

Fuchsenkrippe Opening Hours (December 1 to January 6):
Monday to Friday: 1.00 pm - 7.00 pm ● Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 am - 7.00 pm ● Dec. 24 and Dec. 31: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm.






 

Offers for groups

Old Town and Nativity Scene Tour

A Cup of Christmas Cheer











 

 

Contact & further informations

Tourist-Information Forchheim
Rathaus, Hauptstraße 24
91301 Forchheim
Tel.: +49 (0) 9191 714-360, -337, -338
Fax: +49 (0) 9191 714-206
E-Mail: tourist@forchheim.de