An enchanting, activity-filled journey through the Strasbourg Christmas markets, where you’ll enjoy traditional festive treats and watch a local artisan make a traditional Christmas pastry from scratch.
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The Strasbourg Christmas Market Tour for the 2019 Christmas season is closed. For 2020 inquiries, please complete the form below and we’ll let you know when the 2020 season tour is available to book. Thanks for your interest!
Strasbourg has held its world-famous ‘Christkindelsmärik’ Christmas market every year since 1570. Now one of the oldest Christmas markets in Europe, it attracts thousands of visitors who flock here each winter to shop hand-made decorations, admire grand fairy-light installations and bask in its fairytale atmosphere.
We invite you to rediscover the magic of the festive season on this interactive, family-friendly food experience through some of Strasbourg’s best Christmas markets. We’ll take you to our favourite spots for traditional Alsatian food and stop for mulled wine tasting along the way. Your local guide will point out the most respected craftsmen and share insider tips on how to find the best stalls for gift shopping as you stroll.
Our tour takes you behind the scenes to some of the artisan’s workshops. You’ll meet a local baker who’ll show you how to make traditional Christmas pastries and have multiple traditional food tastings along the way!
Join us on this activity-filled experience as we explore the food and festive traditions in the ‘Capital of Christmas’.
Tour Highlights Include
Stroll along the charming Grand’rue admiring the sea of fairy lights and decorations as you walk
Learn how to cut and bake traditional Alsatian Christmas biscuits with a local baker
Try three different types of mulled wine and choose which one is your favourite winter warmer
Taste the traditional Alsatian Mannele paired with a hot chocolate. This pastry dates back to the 15th century!
Visit Strasbourg’s famous winter wonder - the 30-metre Christmas Tree at Place Kléber
Enjoy a Raclette tasting while visiting a local épicerie (a small specialty grocery)
Sink your teeth into a delicious homemade apple & cinnamon tarte flambée
Experience the famous smell of mulled wine in the air at Christkindelsmärik, the most celebrated of Strasbourg's Christmas markets.
Let's make one of your favourite Strasbourg memories together
As long as you give us 48 hours notice, we can change or fully refund your booking
In addition to a summary of the stops you visited, your local guide will give you insider tips and picks to the best spots in town
We are here for you from the moment you book, to provide you with local tips and help with any of your questions
This food tour starts in front of the Strasbourg Opera House at Place Broglie, one of Strasbourg’s main squares. It ends not far from a station in Petite France.
How to arrive
How you get there is up to you (transport to the meeting point is not included)
When you reserve your spot, we’ll give you the exact location of the meeting point
At the end of our tour, our guides can point you in the right direction or call a taxi for you (or give you a recommendation of what to see next nearby)
The food tour takes place in the city center and ends in Petite France
You can cancel at any time, up to two days (48 hours) before your scheduled tour and receive a full refund.
Our tours run daily at 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm during Christmas market opening days. Please check the calendar for availability.
Jack was a great guide and the food selections were delicious and were well contextualized within Alsace history and culture.
The tour was incredible. Nahama made the night fun and informative. The spots she chose were really cool and true to the area. Joe and I had a great night. I loved, loved the gin and tonic at Supertonic. All of the hosts were fun and made us feel very welcome. Thanks for a great night at the beginning of our stay in Strasbourg.
Did you know that any of our food tours can be made into a private tour? A food tour just for you! If you’re visiting with a group or are a local in search of a unique day out with some great eats, head to our private tours page to fill out the form and we’ll help you organize the perfect tour for your needs.