Strasbourg, capitale de Noël©Nis&For

Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas

From around the magnificent Cathedral to the city’s most beautiful squares, Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas, invites you to share in the most marvellous of all the holidays.

Strasbourg, capitale de Noël - Alsace
  • By plane15 minutes from Strasbourg Airport
  • By carServed by the A4 and the A35
  • By train1h 46 min from Paris and 3h 45 min from Lyon
Christkindelsmärik - Strasbourg©Nis&For

At the heart of France’s oldest Christmas market

For four centuries now, the emblematic Christkindelsmärik has been working its magic in the European capital. Over 300 wooden chalets, spread around different squares in the city, invite you to make some mesmerising discoveries in a fairytale atmosphere!

Grand Sapin - Strasbourg©AdobeStock

A fairytale ambience under the Christmas lights

As Christmas approaches, Strasbourg gets decked out in all its finery. At the end of the afternoon, as night draws in, the magic begins to work across the city. Thousands of Christmas lights and decorations sparkle and twinkle to create a bewitching atmosphere in the Alsatian capital.