Gengenbach, a small town on the western edge of the Black Forest, an ancient free imperial city, with a perfectly preserved historic center of medieval origin, is a well-known tourist resort in Baden-Württemberg. Among the prestigious buildings, the 18th century town hall; the Löwenberg Palace, seat of the Haus Löwenberg Museum; along the medieval walls is the Tower of the Kinzig gate, the so-called Alley of the Angels is very beautiful, with beautiful half-timbered houses. The Gengenbach Christmas market is known for its beauty and the beautiful advent calendar.
GENGENBACH CHRISTMAS MARKET
Christmas Market (Gengenbacher Adventsmarkt). This famous Christmas Market is held in the suggestive and romantic setting of the historic center of this town in Baden-Württemberg, located just 40 km from Strasbourg. The Gengenbach Christmas market is famous for the largest Advent calendar in the world, the calendar is represented by the 24 windows of the old town hall. Every day during the Advent period, a window of the Advent calendar is opened at 18.00.
The Gengenbach Christmas Market brings together local artisans who present their works and crafts, you will find local specialties, culinary specialties and many, many objects for your gifts. The smells of honey, cinnamon, mulled wine and delicious Flammenkuchen fill the streets of this small German town during Advent.