Dating service northern german city
The Christmas market started as a passed down tradition from generation to generation of the farmers from the Nuremberg area bringing their crops to sell at the marketplace during the Advent period.The seasonal market brought a bit of light and liveliness to the cold, long, dark winter nights.
The largest Christmas Market is on the market square with the wooden huts offering Christmas gifts and foods from all over Germany.
Yet each made its contribution to Germany’s heritage, in the architectural and cultural splendour of many a former Residenzstadt.
The Lutheran Reformation and its aftermath left their mark too: northern Germany is predominantly Protestant, the south more Catholic, yet the division is not clear cut.
In summer, the nation’s endless forests and mountains play host to hikers and cyclists while the Alps tempt international visitors with an excellent array of downhill ski runs in winter.
One unsung pleasure of a visit to Germany is the opportunity to meet its people.