Meet the legendary characters of Christmas in Alsace
Enter the world of the fabulous and enchanting characters of an Alsatian Christmas. St Nicolas, Hans Trapp and Christkindel invite you to experience the most legendary of Christmases! Keep your eyes peeled, you might meet one of them when you are out and about.
History, stories and storytelling evenings
Alsace carries with it a strong heritage of ancestral beliefs and traditions, and a rich and enduring folklore that lends itself to telling and retelling by the fireside. From Advent to Epiphany, take the opportunity to sit back and hear some of Alsace's best Christmas stories!
Majestic Christmas tree
The heady smell of pine, splendid in dark green, the fir tree is the king of festivities! An emblematic feature of Christmas in Alsace, where it takes pride of place on every village square and in every home.
Under Alsace's finest Christmas decorations
During Advent fairy lights, light strings and illuminated decorations and Christmas tree combine to enhance the beauty of the architectural heritage. Squares and streets sparkle and twinkle, providing the ideal occasion for a magical stroll in the most settings after dark.