Vin chaud - Noël en Alsace©ART GE - Nis&For
©ART GE - Nis&For

Gastronomy and the pleasures of the palate

Alsace is home to great food eaten in convivial settings and especially at Christmas, people like to gather and share. At this time of year, people love to just be together and enjoy some of their favourite Alsatian specialities and treats.

Bredles©Klaudia Iga
©Klaudia Iga

Christmas delicacies and specialities

A destination of choice for food lovers at any time, Alsace really puts all it's got into its Christmas fare. To awaken your taste buds, try a selection of the unmissable specialities that are all as full of flavour and as generous as an Alsatian Christmas.


Reawaken your love of food

Chalet de marché de Noël©Emmanuel VIVERGE

Gastronomic delights on the Christmas markets

Roam the stalls of the Christmas market to pick out the best of Alsatian gastronomy. Gastronomic food markets to tantalise the taste buds, local produce markets to rediscover the taste of good, honest food and markets specialising in sweet treats to warm the cockles and the spirit.

Give in to temptation

Addresses for gourmets

A selection of great addresses where you will find the best of local produce and home-made specialities. Enter these temples of the culinary arts and float on a wave of delicious odours of spices, dried fruits and citrus.

Give in to pleasure

On a quest for flavour

Vin Alsace - Noël©ChezElles - CIVA

The conviviality of the Christmas wine cellars

During this time for feasting and sharing, the Christmas spirit also takes over the Alsace Wine Route, where you'll find the wine growers' cellars full of the effervescence of the festive season. If you enjoy the good things in life, step inside and join in one of a programme of festive oenological events organised in the purest spirit of Christmas.

Learn something new

Foodie workshops

Aromas of spices and special ingredients will carry you into a festive culinary world. Whether you want to learn something new or hone your skills, come and take part in a gastronomic workshop! Learn the techniques to ensure you never spoil a dish, learn how to match flavours and get in on the chef's secrets for a refined and delicious Christmas meal.

Hands-on enjoyment
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