Christmas Markets in Bern
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Bern Minster Christmas Market
Enjoy the Christmas spirit far from the hustle and bustle: The Christmas market on Münsterplatz (Minster Square) offers a cozy, charming atmosphere in a beautiful setting. Local artisans sell their unique handicrafts at the foot of Bern Minster, the cathedral with the highest tower in Switzerland. Discover lovingly created arts and crafts, culinary delights, unique jewellery and much more.
Christmas Market on Waisenhausplatz (Orphanage Square)
The Bernese Christmas market with over 30 years of tradition. On the Waisenhausplatz (Orphanage Square), 50 festively decorated stands offer a wide range of souvenirs, Christmas presents and products for everyday use. The stands are lovingly decorated and the scents of gingerbread and caramel hang in the air.
Artisan market Münsterplattform (Minster terrace)
Over five weekends in the Advent season, the Christmas edition of the traditional craftsman's market on the Münsterplattform (Minster terrace) invites you to wander around and marvel at the sights. Artists from Bern and the surrounding areas will be presenting their exclusive, hand-crafted products. Here, passion and love for craftmanship are plain to see.
Kambly Christmas World in Trubschachen
Although the Kambly Christmas market has been cancelled this year, you don't have to miss out on the Christmas festivities when visiting Trubschachen, a 40-minute train ride from Bern. Regional delicacies and beautiful handicrafts from local artisans are offered from festively lit Christmas chalets. Children’s eyes light up at the diverse Christmas programme with filling moulds for chocolate Santas, gingerbread decorating and make adults revel in beautiful childhood memories. Tip: after visiting the market, enjoy the Kambly Experience and taste all sorts of biscuits to your heart's content with around 100 different types on offer!