The Nuremberg Christmas Market was huge! It was the biggest and busiest Christmas Market we went to in Germany! Naturally, it was also the most overcrowded. We went at night and then again first thing the next morning, and I’d suggest the latter if you’re going to do this one! Far fewer people for easier meandering through all the vendor stalls, and for us that also meant better photos with less people in them. In addition to that, we had time to explore the area around the Christmas Market which I thoroughly enjoyed – stay tuned for those photos!

As far as the market itself, there wasn’t a wide variety of food to choose from – nearly everyone was selling sausages and bread, gingerbread and Gluhwein. On our way back to our AirBnB we did find a little Raclette stand which I was very excited about after seeing stall after stall of only sausage! While there were ornaments aplenty, the prettiest were glass which would have been very difficult for me to get home, and the rest were kind of cheesy/cheap looking. Then they had a bunch of other vendors selling things like children’s toys, winter clothes, and all other kinds of random things! This Christmas Market just seemed more commercial, if that makes any sense. I’m not saying any of this to complain (we still had fun!) – but if you only have time for one or two markets on your trip, I wouldn’t include this one on my list! Munich and Rothenburg were the best.

With all of that said, I did enjoy all of the festive lighting, signs and decorations around the market! Made for some gorgeous photos! Keep scrolling for all the ones I took and to shop my outfit!


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