A Castle Christmas, Part 2

Our Castle Christmas began with an exploration of other parts of Bavaria, all decked out for Christmas. Regensburg This romantic 2,000 year old Bavarian city was our first stop and very magical at Christmas. It is among the best preserved medieval towns in Europe (only 13% destroyed in WWII) with a population of only 150,000. [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:51-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

A Castle Christmas

Two Christmas's ago my in-laws were coming to visit us in Amsterdam for Christmas. Having already been to Amsterdam, we wanted to venture somewhere very Christmasy. Where to go? Germany... they know how to do Christmas. But where in Germany? A castle for Christmas sounded idyllic. After much research we landed on Christmas in Bavaria [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:51-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

More Christkindlmarkt Highlights

Here are few additional favorites from the Christmas Markets we've visited across Germany, Zurich, Netherlands and London. Regensburg's Romantischer Weihnachtsmarkt Regensburg is a beautiful little town in the heart of Bavaria, Germany (southeastern part of the country) and hosts a magical Romantic Christmas Market at the Thurn und Taxis Castle...its Christmas in a medieval fairytale. [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:55-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |

Hamburg…the best Christmas Market

Hamburg is a fabulous city and by far my favorite Christmas Market in Germany! Our first trip was in December 2007, and after visiting others the following year, we crowned Hamburg the best...best food, best authentic stalls, best decor, best entertainment and best shopping. We returned the weekend before Christmas 2009 to a snowy winter [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:56-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |
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