Appenzell consists of two small cantons, Appenzell Ausserrhoden and Appenzell Innerrhoden. Appenzell is located in northeastern Switzerland, has a mountainous terrain and is completely surrounded by the canton of St. Gallen. The two cantons of Appenzell are German-speaking cantons.
Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region.
APPENZELL CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Appenzell Christmas Market
Christmas Market (Chlausmarkt in Appenzell and Christkindlimarkt in Appenzell) in the center of Appenzell. On two different days, two Christmas markets made up of dozens of carefully decorated stalls, a sea of candles and the smell of chestnuts in the air.
Gais Christmas market
Christmas market (Adventsmarkt Gais) with about 50 exhibitors.
Herisau Christmas Market
Christmas Market (Herisauer Chlaus-und Christkindlimarkt) with around 80 exhibitors.
Schwellbrunn Christmas Market
Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt Schwellbrunn) with about 40 exhibitors.
Trogen Christmas Market
Christmas Market (Adventsmarkt in Trogen) with more than 70 stalls around the village square.
Wienacht-Tobel Christmas Market
Christmas market (Wienachtsmarkt in Wienacht-Tobel) in the historic centre.