German Weather in December 

• December averages +4° С / humidity 90%

• highest was +10°С 

• lowest was -15°С 

• expected – +3°С

December in Germany is a cold month with bitter northern winds. It is gloomy, snowy, rainy and slushy. In the northern regions of the country is warmer. Severe frost and snow is in the south.


Downtime in Germany in December

December in Germany is a low season, which gives way to a high season – for the Christmas holidays. Prices for flights, accommodation and entertainment are rising sharply. High ski season 

December 25-26th is Christmas Day – official holidays throughout the country. On December 24th stores close by 6pm.

To enjoy Christmas fully, come two weeks before the holiday and visit a lot of fairs. Christmas Holidays the Germans spend in the family and it is quiet outside.

Events in Germany in December:

• 6-day ChocolART Festival in Tübingen at Holzmarkt 7 is held at the beginning of December. Opening hours 10 am – 10 pm. Free admission

• Two weeks before the Christmas runs Stollen Festival in Dresden.

o Festival grand opening on the Shlossplatz square at 10 am

o At 10:45 am starts festive procession throughout the streets of the Old City to the Christmas market ‘Striezelmarkt’

• December 31st, New Year, tourists celebrate at concerts, restaurants and night clubs. Party admission fee starts at ~€120. Beginning is usually at 8 pm – ending at 4 am.

At midnight, everyone goes out to admire the fireworks on the main streets of the cities.

Tourists in December walk to fairs and are busy with the Christmas shopping. Most travelers go to the ski resorts and combine leisure time with excursions to the local attractions. Photographer lovers visit the parks and castles of the country for the sake of unique shots. Some admire the swans on the river Oder, in Reitwein.


Packing List Items

To German December dress warmly: a winter jacket with a hood, warm pants, waterproof non-slip shoes, a warm sweater, scarf, hat and gloves.

To the walk through the Christmas markets always have an umbrella with you, snow can be changed to rain.

To celebrate the New Year in the restaurant, choose convenient full dress to participate in the show program 

Christmas Germany smells of mulled wine, ginger and cinnamon. It is decorated with magical lights and fir branches, treats everyone with stollens and fruitcakes. Country wishes everyone a Happy Holidays! You will love it – book tickets to Germany today!