Small town from Saxony-Anhalt, famous for its many old half-timbered buildings dating back to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Born as the seat of a religious monastery in the 10th century, it soon became the seat of a castle-monastery and later an important market place. In the 15th century Quedlinburg became part of the Hanseatic League and then of the Electorate of Saxony. Quedlinburg is known to be one of the best preserved medieval cities in Germany, the Collegiate Church, Castle and old town of Quedlinburg became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
QUEDLINBURG CHRISTMAS MARKET
Quedlinburg Christmas Market (Quedlinburger Weihnachtsmarkt). The Quedlinburg Christmas market is one of the most beautiful in Germany, it is set in the historic market square in the city center, where it blends beautifully with the old half-timbered houses of this beautiful medieval German city.
The exhibition of nativity scenes organized by the local shopkeepers is beautiful, some of which date back to the 19th century. Concerts and musical events with choirs and Christmas carols are also organized on the Advent weekends. Do not miss the daily opening of the Advent calendar window in one of the old wooden houses of the city.