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Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.
Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Christmas markets of the Canton of Zug

The canton of Zug is a small canton located in central Switzerland, between the cities of Lucerne and Zurich. The territory of the canton is dotted with lakes, including Lake Zug (Zugersee) and Lake Ägeri (Ägerisee), and consists of a hilly plateau.

Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region.


Baar Christmas Market

Baar Christmas Market (Christkindli-Märt Innenstadt Baar). This market has been held since 1981 and has now become a tradition in this Swiss town. The Baar Christmas market is made up of over 130 stalls with gift items and a rich variety of culinary products. You will find handicraft demonstrations, a rich program with music and choral formations, a nostalgic carousel. The market takes place on the Saturday before the first Sunday of Advent.

Cham Christmas market

Cham Christmas Market (Chamer Christkindlmarkt). Christmas market which takes place on the Marktplatz of Cham.

Zug Christmas market

Zug Christmas Market (Zuger Weihnachtsmarkt). This market takes place around the Postplatz, along the Zeughausgasse and the Hirschenplatz. The market, surrounded by the beautiful old town houses and the central fountain on Hirschenplatz, is characterized by a special atmosphere. The market is made up of about 75 festively decorated stalls offering a varied assortment of traditional Christmas products.


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