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November/ December Christmas Markets in the local area

Christmas Markets in the Region 2016

Christmas Markets in the Palatinate 2016

Saturday, December 10 – Sunday, December 11 Romantic Christmas Market in Johanniskreuz
Trippstadt; Haus der Nachhaltigkeit


Experience a different kind of Christmas market located in the center of the Palatinate Forest. The woodland scenery is the perfect setting for such an event. Especially when it gets dark, a large number of torches and bonfires create a romantic atmosphere. About 70 booths offer culinary delicacies, Glühwein, Christmas cookies and regional arts and crafts near the “House of Sustainability”. Christmas trees and venison for the Christmas roast are available as well – fresh and guaranteed from the Palatinate Forest. The children´s program includes horseback riding, a carousel and many activities. The fire show on Saturday evening is a fascinating spectacle. Alphorn blowers and a brass ensemble entertain the visitors. The market opens Saturday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Due to limited parking facilities it is recommended to take the shuttle bus (no. 170) from Kaiserslautern main train station. Ask us for the detailed bus schedule!                       

Address:    Johanniskreuz 1, 67705 Trippstadt


Dear visitors and residents of the Ramstein and Kaiserslautern area,

Welcome to the website of RAMSTEIN GATEWAY – Window to Germany. We hope the information provided helps our American friends on and around Ramstein Air Base to make your stay in Germany a most pleasant one.

You will find advices and hints about off base sights and attractions in the Ramstein and Kaiserslautern area. This region with its diversified scenery has a lot to offer, not only for nature lovers. Stony traces of the past like ancient castle ruins and historic sites shrouded in legend wait to be discovered by you.

This website also includes information about sports and leisure time facilities and activities for families and kids. If you are planning to dine out please check the list of local restaurants that offers a broad variety of different cuisines. The shopping information guide will help you find the right place to buy whatever you need.

Celebrating and hospitality are the main characteristics this particular region of Germany is famous for. The calendar of events lists city and village festivals, fairs, markets, concerts and shows in the local area.

Now enjoy your stay in the Ramstein area! Come and join us in celebrating, make new friends and explore the Palatinate way of life.

You are cordially welcome!
The RAMSTEIN GATEWAY - Window to Rheinland-Pfalz - Team
and the local tourism representatives