The city of Kempten im Allgäu is one of the oldest German cities, it was founded, in fact, in Roman times with the name of Cambodunum. Kempten, located at an altitude of 680 meters, is the main city of the Allgäu, an alpine region of Bavaria famous for its beautiful landscapes.
Among the main attractions of the beautiful old town: the minor Basilica of St. Lorenz (Stadtpfarrkirche St. Lorenz) with the Residence of the Dukes-Abbots of Kempten (Fürststift Kempten), the church of St. Mang (St.-Mang-Kirche) , the Castle of Burghalde (Burghalde Kempten), the archaeological park of Cambodunum.
KEMPTEN CHRISTMAS MARKET (Kempten im Allgäu)
1) Christmas Market (Kemptener Weihnachtsmarkt) in the historic centre.
The Kempten im Allgäu Christmas Market is the most important in the Allgäu region of Bavaria. This market takes place in the historic Town Hall Square (Rathausplatz) and consists of over 70 wooden chalets. Like any classic Christmas market, there is no shortage of entertainment for children and many special events for visitors during the Advent period. Musical performances, choirs, songs, theatrical performances, etc. are organized to complete the market.