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Christmas markets in the Canton of Uri

The canton of Uri is an Alpine canton in central Switzerland, sparsely inhabited, it is known for its splendid alpine landscapes dotted with mountains, glaciers, pastures and lakes. There are forests, mountains and lakes, the southern section of Lake Lucerne is also part of the canton of Uri, the lake overlooked by the city of Lucerne. The highest mountain is Mount Dammastock (3,630 meters). The canton of Uri is within easy reach of the historic city of Lucerne which can be used as a base for visiting the attractions and sights, as well as the Christmas markets, of the canton.

On this page we report a selection of the Christmas markets in the Canton of Uri.


Altdorf Christmas Market

Christmas market (Christkindlimarkt und Weihnachtsmarkt Altdorf) on Lehnplatz with about 70 stalls that transform Unterlehn into one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in central Switzerland. Many home-made works of art create a unique atmosphere.

Erstfeld Christmas Market

Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt Erstfeld). The market takes place in Gemeindehausparkplatz in Innenstadt. Market with a Christmas atmosphere where exhibitors present their Christmas ideas and decorations. Additionally, food and drinks will be provided.


ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.