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Cologne Christmas Markets info
Posted: 11 October 2010 6:32 PM
Subject: Cologne Christmas Markets info

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Above is a place to stay, 8Euros a night and bookable.

Below is a list of all the markets around the city and the train numbers to get there. The is also a PDF for the markets with numbers to mark the spot and a map of the city with them on, but cannot work out how to put this one on, google will find you it.

Medieval Christmas market at the Chocolate Museum

26th November – 23rd December 2010

Stop: Heumarkt
Tram lines U 1, 7, 9

Bus stop: Schokoladenmuseum
Line 106
”Wolters Bimmelbahn“ mini-train (opposite Cathedral main entrance)

Lovingly designed and cosy medieval spectacle in the immediate vicinity of the River Rhine: hand-made goods on site, comprehensive cultural programme with concerts, theatre, artistic jugglery and a unique live nativity.


At the Chocolate Museum, Rheinauhafen
50667 Köln
Tel.+ 49 (0) 221.346 36 37
Fax+ 49 (0) 221.346 36 38

Cologne Christmas Market Afloat

25th November – 21st December 2010

Rheinpromenade/Old Town

Stop: Heumarkt
Tram lines U 1, 7, 9
“Wolters Bimmelbahn” mini-train (opposite Cathedral main entrance)

From Europe’s largest floating Christmas market with over forty stalls, you get a truly dreamlike view of the Cologne Old Town and the Cathedral. The market takes place on the ship “MS Wappen von Köln”.


FORMAT Veranstaltungen
Frankenwerft, Rhinebank Köln
50667 Köln
Tel.+49 (0) 221.201 98 75
Fax+49 (0) 221.201 98 76
Christmas market at the Cologne Cathedral

22nd November – 23rd December 2010

Stop: Dom/Hauptbahnhof
Tram lines: U 5, 16, 18
Inter-urban train: S 6, S 11, S 12, S 13

Experience the Christmas season's moment of glory at the new Christmas market against the backdrop of the Cologne Cathedral. Let yourself be fascinated by diverse arts and crafts, unusual gift ideas and the wide palette of food and drinks on offer.

KW Kölner Weihnachtsgesellschaft mbH
50667 Köln
Tel.+49 (0) 21 71.399 19 22
Fax+49 (0) 21 71.34 29 10
Angels Christmas Market at Neumarkt Square

22nd November – 23rd December 2010

Stop: Neumarkt
Tram lines U 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 16, 18

Visitors will be enchanted by this lovingly decorated Christmas marktet with its charming chalets and high-quality products in the heart of the Cathedral city.

CityProjekt Veranstaltungs-GmbH
50667 Köln
Tel.+49 (0) 221.25 28 69
Fax+49 (0) 221.25 89 98 88
Cologne Old Town "Home of the Gnomes"

22nd November – 23rd December 2010

Stop: Heumarkt
Tram lines U 1, 7, 9

In the middle of the historic and idyllic Cologne Old Town stands this rustic Christmas market. According to the famous Cologne legend, this was also the home of the ”Heinzelmännchen”, who were said to be particularly good craftspeople. Therefore, at this Christmas market you can find a particularly large number of handcraft stalls, where goods are still produced in the traditional way

Heinzel GmbH
Old Town
50667 Köln
Tel.+49 (0) 221.93 18 88 58
Fax+49 (0) 221.93 18 88 57
Fairytale Christmas Market at Rudolfplatz Square

22nd November – 23rd December 2010

Stop: Rudolfplatz
Tram lines U 1, 7, 12, 15

Just a ten minute walk from Neumarkt, the Fairytale Christmas market is situated at Rudolfplatz. The motto of the sixty huts at the Hahnentorburg is the brothers’ Grimm tales. Therefore, this Christmas market delights particularly younger visitors.

Gemeinschaft Kölner Schausteller eG
50667 Köln
Tel.+49 (0)221.51 98 83
Fax+49 (0)221. 52 90 32
Christmas Market at Stadtgarten Garden

25th November - 23rd December 2010

Stop: Friesenplatz
Tram lines U 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 15

Immerse yourself in the idyllic village atmosphere of the Christmas market at Stadtgarten! 60 exhibitors will offer their goods: lifestyle made with feeling and modern creations, traditional handicraft and nostalgic paraphernalia, culinary specialties and regular cultural offerings.

Stadtgarten Restaurant Betriebs GmbH
50672 Köln
Tel.+49 (0) 221.95 29 94 33
Fax+49 (0) 221.95 29 94 90

Hope someone finds it of use.
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