Spend your Christmas holiday in Germany

Enjoy holidays in a relaxed way

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Do you fancy a white Christmas, relaxing holidays, relaxing spa treatments or exciting activities? Give yourself a gift for Christmas with a holiday over the holidays or during Advent.

Instead of pre-Christmas stress, you can go relaxed on a short holiday and experience an unforgettable Christmas holiday for two or with the whole family. Winter enthusiasts can make the ski areas unsafe or take excursions in the glittering winter landscape. If you want to escape the cold, you can indulge yourself in the sauna and spa area of a wellness hotel.

Instead of hosting the festive dinner yourself, you can enjoy a contemplative Christmas dinner in one of our hotels or restaurants. During the Advent season, numerous, cozy Christmas markets attract to the centers of the small and large cities of Germany.

We show you the most beautiful winter destinations for your Christmas holiday, beautiful Christmas markets for your city trip and special hotel offers in winter.

We wish you reflective days!


Winter holidays and white Christmas

The best chances of a white Christmas are in winter areas, which are also suitable for an active holiday. Whether you prefer skiing or walking through the snowy landscape – in these places you can experience a wonderful winter holiday.

Spend a white Christmas in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The classic ski resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen gives you a white Christmas and winter fun with skiing and snowboarding or cross-country skiing, tobogganing and sleighing.

Accommodation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
With views of the Zugspitze, you can enjoy the mountain panorama from the Dorint Sporthotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen.


  • largest fitness and sports area in the region
  • Wellness area with summit view
  • only 800 meters from the ski jump

Christmas holidays in Winterberg im Sauerland

As the name suggests, Winterberg in the Sauerland region offers wonderful snow fun over the Christmas days. In the famous ski area "Postwiese" you can enjoy your favourite winter sports and then warm up in the wellness area.

Accommodation in Winterberg
Recreation and winter sports with the whole family – this is what our Dorint Resort Winterberg/Sauerland promises. Combine your winter holiday with sports activities, relaxation in the wellness area and activities for young and old.


  • large wellness area
  • in-house kids club
  • Indoor go-kart track

Christmas holidays in the Black Forest

Black Forest with its mountains and forests shows itself in winter costume at Christmas time – snow-capped peaks and snow-capped fir trees are guaranteed to bring you into the Christmas spirit. In addition to an idyllic walk through the woods, you can also engage in typical winter sports activities or explore the festively decorated city of Freiburg.

Accommodation in the Black Forest

At the Dorint Thermenhotel Freiburg you are not only close to the Black Forest and can discover the many saunas in the hotel's spa, but also the city itself has a unique charm with the Christkindlmarkt at Freiburg's Münsterplatz.


  • Beautiful wellness areas
  • Christmas market in Freiburg

Visit beautiful Christmas markets during a city trip

During a holiday over Christmas or Advent, Germany's Christmas markets attract guests from all over the world to experience the contemplative atmosphere with friends and family.

1. Striezelmarkt Dresden

The oldest Christmas market in Germany is the Striezelmarkt Dresden. First set up in 1434, the lovingly designed stalls and glittering huts offer medieval charm with a warming mulled wine. Other highlights are the world's largest step pyramid from the Erzgebirge, the walkable Schwibbogen and the historic Giant Wheel. The magnificent scenery between Frauenkirche and Brühlscher Terrasse make the Striezelmarkt a special experience during the Christmas holidays.

Accommodation in Dresden

Within walking distance of the Old Town and the Striezelmarkt, you will find our Dorint Hotel Dresden. After a wintry day in the Capital of Culture and a visit to the Christmas market, guests can warm up in the spa area with pool and sauna.

Christmas highlight: On Christmas Eve you can enjoy our festive buffet in the Christmas decorated restaurant.


2. Leipzig Christmas Market

The second oldest Christmas market in Germany is also located in Saxony. The Leipzig Christmas Market is located in the historic Old Town between Thomaskirche, Old Town Hall and Auerbachs Keller. 300 huts, a fairytale forest and a nostalgic multi-storey carousel await visitors of all ages. Finnish log cabins with warm glögli, flaming salmon and FinnTango await you in the Finnish Christmas Village and in the South Tyrolean village on Augustplatz you can enjoy Tyrolean wines and delicacies with alpine music.

Accommodation in Leipzig

Not far from the city center and the Christmas hustle and bustle you will find the Dorint Hotel Leipzig. The rich breakfast buffet will sweeten your Advent holiday.

In our meeting and event rooms you can also organize your Christmas party with the whole team.


3. Stuttgart Christmas Market

Festively decorated wooden stalls, contemplative Advent concerts and large Christmas trees characterize the Stuttgart Christmas market. Nestled in the historic castle and market square, the Christkindlmarkt offers a particularly festive atmosphere. The 24 windows of the town hall turn into a huge Advent calendar during Advent. During the entire Advent season you can enjoy free festive concerts in the courtyard of the Old Castle.

Accommodation in Stuttgart

If you are flying to Stuttgart from further afield, the Essential by Dorint Stuttgart-Airport offers the best connection to the airport. Work out in our fitness area with views over the rooftops of the city. Combine your stay with a visit to the musical – it is just a 5-minute drive from the hotel.


Other Christmas Markets in Germany

Whether the Christmas market at Cologne Cathedral, Hamburg City Hall or Römerberg in Frankfurt am Main – discover other Advent highlights during your Christmas holiday. 
Are you visiting a specific Christmas market and would like to find a suitable hotel? Then just use our Christmas Market Finder.



Wellness warmth during the Christmas holidays

Would you like to treat yourself to cosy warmth at Christmas time? Then why not visit one of our many wellness hotels with sauna area, spa and fitness area. Whether romantic for two or with the whole family including a children's club for younger guests – experience relaxing holidays and your personal wellness break.

The best hotel deals for your Christmas holiday

Discover special offers and packages for your Christmas holiday in our Dorint Hotels.