Christmas is one of the most magical times of year. It warms our hearts and gives us the opportunity to see pure joy in the hearts of our children and our loved ones. Here at Daily Mom, we want to spread a little more holiday cheer by sharing some photos that are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit from one of the most magical places in the world- German Christmas Markets. So curl up with some hot cocoa and scroll through for some Christmas magic. 

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Gluhwein for the adults and hot chocolate for the kids

Enjoy Hot Chocolate (or hot German gluhwein for the adults)

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Best sausage you’ll find anywhere

Try some traditional Christmas foods 

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Decorations through the roof!

Go see some amazing holiday decorations!

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Get up close to the sights and smells of Christmas

Get up close to the sights and smells of Christmas

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Find unique gifts perfect for the unique people in your life

Find unique gifts for your loved ones

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Endless treasures to find at the Christmas Markets

You will find endless treasures at German Christmas markets

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The bigger the cotton candy the bigger the smile

Enjoy a sweet treat!

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Handmade gifts and homemade treats

There are handmade gifts and homemade food at every stand

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What are you putting on YOUR wish list?

Start making your Christmas wish list…

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Feels like being right at home, but you don’t have to do the dishes

Head back to your hotel to cozy up next to the fire

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Savory comfort foods are what make the holidays special

Enjoy delicious food

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Talk a walk through town to see the beautiful lights…

Take an evening stroll to see the holiday lights

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…or go on winter hikes through the beautiful forests

Hike through a true winter wonderland

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Build a snowman (he might even come to life!)

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Have a snowball fight!

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Spend time teaching others about Holiday Traditions…

Christmas is about spending time together

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Cherish moments with the ones you love


Many of us wait around all year long for the magic that is Christmas spirit. There is no other place on earth that does it better than Southwest Germany. With their over-the-top Christmas markets you will feel like you’re in a Hallmark Christmas movie or right outside Santa’s workshop. You might not be able to get there this year, but at least these 15 photos can help you get into the Christmas spirit. 

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