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Christmas Market in Trier

Christmas Market in Trier

First, it's just the Christmas music, climb a little later the alluring scents of sausages, mulled wine and roasted almonds on the nose. And then when you get near the imposing cathedral of Trier, one stands in the middle of one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets of the Moselle.

Within the old city of the oldest city in Germany waiting for the visitors nearly 100 small wooden houses decorated for Christmas.

The historic buildings of the medieval Trier create a romantic backdrop for the traditional Christmas market.

In these small huts traditional wooden toys from the far-off Erzgebirge , glittering ornaments for the Christmas tree, candles and handmade crafts from the region will be offered.

But all the culinary delights of the holiday season will be sold: Christmas cookies, all kinds of roasted nuts, fruit cakes, spices for Christmas cookies and a very old-fashioned delicacy, candied fruits, with or without chocolate icing.

In the midst of the market, two children's carousel with wooden horses turn next to a huge Christmas pyramid and also provide for children's eyes shining like the Punch and Judy show.

And if we are honest - why visitors flock there each day? Surely not just to buy gifts - correctly - these are all 'the delicacies like sausage in a bun, sweet cakes, colorful cotton candy, candied apples and the Regional Schwenkbraten - a roasted pork filled with onions from an open fire. Most popular of course are the "Kröbbelsche" .- crispy potato pancakes with apple sauce.

A particular specialty is the white mulled wine from the Mosel, served in the small colorful Santa boots - hot, sweet and spicy.

And if it still seems a little snow, the bells of the numerous churches in the Trier inner city ring and spread its warm light the candles - then comes guarantees the right mood for Christmas.

Address: Weihnachtsmarkt , Hauptmarkt , 54290 Trier, Deutschland
Tags: Trier, Mosel, Weihnachtsmarkt, Christmas market, Eifel, Christmas time

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