Advent Journey

Christmas atmosphere in a historic medieval ambience with Erzgebirge tradition and mining customs.

Situated at the foot of the Ore Mountains, the Silver City of Freiberg invites you to visit one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany* - the Freiberg Christmas Market - in the middle of the charming, idyllic old town.

  • Guided tour through the historic old town of Freiberg. Be inspired by the medieval flair and discover beauties such as Freudenstein Castle or St. Nicholas Church.

  • Detailed guided tour of Freiberg's Cathedral of St. Mary with its famous Golden Gate, the tulip pulpit and the two melodious Silbermann organs.

  • Visit to Freiberg's Christmas market - "Original miners´traditions in the Ore Mountains", one of the most beautiful and cosy Christmas markets in Germany*. Stop for mulled wine with original Ore Mountains blueberry mulled wine. Time to stroll around and buy presents.

  • Christmas coffee with genuine Ore Mountains Stollen (typical Christmas cake).

*according to surveys by ZDF (Second German Television) and MDR (Central German Broadcasting).

offer includes

  • Guided city tour

  • Guided tour of St. Mary's Cathedral

  • Coffee with Ore Mountain Stollen (typical Christmas cake)

  • Visit to the Christmas market

  • Mulled wine stop with genuine Ore Mountain blueberry mulled wine

Not included in the offer

  • 3-course Erzgebirge menu, lunch or dinner | 25.00 € p. P.

  • Visit to the mineral show terra mineralia | 8.00 € p. p. (net)

  • Guided tour terra mineralia | 45.00 € group/up to 25 pax (net)

One day programme

Duration: approx. 5-6 hrs | 28.00 € p.p.

valid from 20 persons | prices incl. 19% VAT.

Dates Freiberg Christmas Market

2021: 23.11. – 22.12.2021, Miners´ parade in torchlight on 4.12.2021

2022: 22.11. - 22.12.2022, Miners´ parade in torchlight on 03.12.2022

Freiberg Christmas Market

Event tips

2nd Advent weekend (Saturday):
Christmas oratorium 4 & 7.30 pm (12,-€ p. p. - 19,-€ p. p.),
Miners´ parade in torchlight approx. 5 p.m.