Christmas in Forchheim

The most beautiful Advent calendar in the world

Every year in Forchheim in the run-up to Christmas visitors flock to the town to admire the "most beautiful Advent calendar in the world". Each evening another window in this living Advent calendar is opened and visitors have the chance to win great prizes worth at least €250 in the draw that takes place each evening. Every entrant also gets a chance to win the main prize of a car that is drawn on Christmas Eve.

From 5 p.m. each evening visitors can enjoy performances of live music. The stands purveying a wide range of culinary delights and gifts of all kinds fill not only the town hall square but stretch all the way down Sattlertorstraße to the Kaiserpfalz.

Opening times, December 1 - 24, 2017:

  • Daily: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Further Information:

Tourist-Information Forchheim
Hauptstr. 24
91301 Forchheim
Telephone: +49 (0)9191 714-337
Email: tourist@forchheim.de
Homepage: http://www.forchheim.de


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Advent calender of Forchheim Christmas market © Tourist-Information Forchheim