Munich Christmas Markets Tour

Munich Christmas Markets Tour shows you the beauty of the Bavarian capital in winter. Follow me through the different Munich Christmas Markets and try the local flavor. I show you the originals from Germany and how you could improve your Christmas Feeling. I’ll introduce you to the real history of Santa Claus, the Grinch, and how Americans brought some new traditions here.

What makes this tour unique?

How Christmas became so popular. Symbols that we had forgotten and actual and their meaning. More than just eating and drinking.

Who was Santa Claus?

The original Grinch was named Krampus and he wasn’t pretty.

Those and more questions will be solved during this walking tour.

This is the perfect choice for a visit to the world-famous Munich Christmas Market.

Munich Christmas Markets Tour

Enjoy the history of Christmas. Learn about the Bavarian traditions and how this was incorporated into the catholic religion.

During the tour, you can try some of the tasty sweets from the German kitchen and the wonders for your Christmas Eve.

We sing some songs together and I help you to collect the best pictures on this memorable day.

Meeting point

Munich Christmas Markets Tour. The picture shows Karlsplatz Stachus, under the bow.
Karlsplatz Stachus, under the bow

Activity description

We walk together through the Christmas markets. In case you have a visit to 7:00 pm we also visit Donisl, a famous restaurant near to Marienplatz.

This tour will give you a full background of Christmas in Bavaria. We have enough time for a nice relaxed walk and time to collect perfect pictures, making your visit an unforgettable experience.

We visit the Market at Marienplatz and other options in the city.

Special services

Individuals who require personal accompaniment, minors, and seniors are also welcome, but please report in advance so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Private groups can request different starting times.

Additional costs may be incurred for looking after wheelchair users.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

This is a good reason to book it

Have something more personal from your vacation.

My tours are unique and with my mix of dramaturgy, music, and history, I deliver an uncommon experience.

What you learn you’ll take with you all your life.

Read about my services and reviews and check my gallery of happy customers.

In rare cases, I must send a substitute. I personally train all my guides.

On the way back to Munich, I and my guides provide you (or your guests) all relevant actual information to better enjoy your stay in Munich.

Service Duration

2 – 3 Hours

Additional Services

Here you have the professional guides in one of our standard languages (English, German, Spanish or Portuguese).

Photo-safari in Munich with Paul Riedel
Don’t do this home alone

The standard version of our tours includes a guided tour, information material, and tickets for museums, galleries or exhibits will be charged separately.

All my guides are professional artists. We also deliver the best tips for your stay.


You must book this tour in advance. We normally interview our guests by telephone before the tour start.

We cannot judge if the program is proper for minors or children needs, but it’s up to you to have your family with you, but minors will not be allowed to drink alcohol according to the local laws.


I can find a solution in most cases. You better contact me immediately if something happens.

Cancellations are free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the tour, afterwards or after the start of the tour there will be no refund.

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