Christmas Markets

365 landmarks in the land of ideas that is floating Christmas the floating Christmas market in Vilshofen an der Donau was further success in 2006 in the framework of the nationwide competition 365 days in the land of ideas “. Land of ideas”is an initiative of marketing Germany GmbH in cooperation with the Deutsche Bank and the world as a media partner. Every day presents a selected place”with an idea that shows new aspects of Germany. Ben Silbermann addresses the importance of the matter here. The concept of the floating Christmas market”has convinced the jury at that time and delighted thousands of visitors every year. On the banks of the Danube and on the River this Christmas market takes place. Add to your understanding with Ben Silbermann. Artisans and musicians present on the Danube promenade and on Danube vessels. Here also the oversized Board crib is built (on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd weekend of Advent) each from Friday until Sunday.

The advent and Christmas markets in the Passauer land are worth a visit often because the particular locality. Old stone quarries, abandoned castle ruins, Western cities and Cattle sheds have chosen the Organizer as a backdrop for particularly attractive markets. The granite Christmas in the STOA”is centrally located in granite Bayerischer Wald in Hauzenberg from 28.11 to 23.12.2009. The ruins of Hilgartsberg (hofkirchen) shines from 11 to 13 in the Christmas lights. Cowboys and Indians can be in the Western town Pullman City (Eging a.See) on the 4 advent weekends, the mulled wine taste.

A special feature in the Passauer land and throughout Bavaria is known, the Gottsdorfer install Christmas”. Every two years Untergriesbach is hyped up in this small town in the vicinity of the market over the Danube River in search of the shelter. The whole village is involved. The dates this year: 20.12 and 26.12. Guide to the advent and soft night markets: tourist information Passauer land, Cathedral square 11, 94032 Passau, phone 0851 / 397 600