Décors de Noël en papier©Nis&For

Arts and Crafts

Over the Advent period, thousands of craftspeople are hard at work perpetuating tradition and know-how. Unique creations that give Christmas in Alsace its special magic.

Table de fête de Noël
Dream of magical decorations
Décorations de Noël en poterie de Betschdorf©OTSI Alsace du Nord - ADEAN
Root out original creations
Etoffe de Noël - Mulhouse©Catherine Kohler
Treat yourself to some Christmas fabric
Oz, le Noël des métiers d'art©Freema
Go to the “Oz, le Noël des métiers d’art” craft exhibition
Fabrication couronne de l'Avent©Nis&For
Make an Advent wreath

A treasure trove of handicrafts

Boules de Meisenthal - Noël©P-Mod

Exhibitions, Art and handicrafts

Amazing works of art, exceptional hand-crafted objects, memories of the old days, these creations reflect the soul of Christmas in Alsace. A whole array of exhibitions highlighting the talent and know-how of so many artists: an invitation to travel and discover more.

Take in the view
Étal de marché de Noël©Nis&For

The best crafts on the Christmas markets

Local craftspeople exhibit their best creations on the stalls of the Christmas markets. Jewellery, pottery, decorations or wooden objects, you are sure to find something to your taste treasure troves of handicrafts, as well as all kinds of original gifts.


A handmade Christmas

Confection couronne de l'Avent©Nis&For

Creative workshops for a handmade Christmas

In Alsace, ingenuity and manual skills are essential ingredients for authentic Christmas celebrations. Make your own Advent wreath, make presents to put under the Christmas tree or decorations for the tree: give free rein your creative spirit at a themed workshop.

Décor en papier - Noël en Alsace©Nis&For

Temples of artistic craftsmanship

A selection of stalls and shops where you will find the best of Alsatian craftsmanship! Unique creations await you, so many reflections of the talents and imagination of local craftspeople.

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