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Welcome to Essen! Come discover Germany’s third-greenest city in the heart oft the Ruhr region. Whether a city excursion, familiy vacation or a trip to a trade fair: Essen is always worth visiting. Whether you enjoy shopping in a vibrant metropolis, hiking and cycling in an idyllic countryside or art and culture in topnotch museums, theatres or the UNESCO World Heritage site at the Zollverein collierey – Essen has everything!

International Christmas Market Essen

12 November until 23 December 2021

Finally we get to really enjoy the pre-Christmas season again. Meet friends for a mulled wine under the twinkling crown of lights. Shop and stroll together along the approximately 170 selected stalls and enjoy the diverse light decorations.

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Kettwiger Str. 2-10
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CORONAVIRUS IN ESSEN

Because of the current situation, we cannot always guarantee that everything will take place or is open, as stated here. Please also inform yourself at the respective institution or the organizer about the current special features.
More information about the coronavirus in Essen (only available in german)