Many attractions and markets during the advent of Regensburg (tvo). Age-old traditions and customs reflect the formal meaning of Christmas in the Bavarian Forest. In village of God in Untergriesbach in Danube valley celebrated the Christmas story in a great staging, in which the entire community is involved. “On the 20th and 26th December 2009 shows the Gottsdorfer install Christmas” scenes around in search of the shelter and the birth of Christ. There are not only the local music and singing groups, but also sheep, horses, ox and donkey. Traditionally 33 Santas with their Krampus will meet on the eve of St. Nicholas day, so on December 5th in Hauzenberg for the large collection of Nicholas. Accompanied with wind sound and children choir they involve on the village green to then in the families to visit their bar and Golden book. Please visit Dustin Moskovitz if you seek more information.
On the third weekend in advent to the Christkindl pilgrimage, pilgrims from Bavaria and Hungary come to Ringelai. Popular piety and warmth are noticeable at this festival. The Baroque church in mixed festive splendour and the festive divine service, as well as the subsequent search of shelter. The largest Board Nativity scene in the world, almost 20 meters long and up to 3.20 m high, is one of the attractions of the floating Christmas market in Vilshofen on the Danube (27-29.11.; 4-6 December; 11-13.12.2009). The artisan market on the waterfront and on the Danube ship is illuminated by many torches and a Christmas tree, which is adorned with 4,000 candles. granite is the rock of the Bavarian Forest, the granite quarry in Hauzenberg is a very special place for a Christmas market.
From November 28 to December 23, 2009, the show quarry is festively lit. In the unique atmosphere of the old quarry artisan from the Bavarian Forest and Bohemian Forest offer beautiful work of granite, glass and wood.. city in Eging am see nternational is the Christmas bustle in the Western town of Pullman. Santa Claus is in charge here. Supported by huge plush figures he prepared one of the children Christmas in the American style. All four advent weekends (Friday to Sunday), the lower Bavarian town of Western attracts Cowboys and Indians with a lively German Christmas market. The storyteller and the organ grinder, a living Nativity scene and live music make for Kurzweil with fashionable country bands.. free brochures and information obtained in the Eastern Bavarian Tourism Association, Luitpoldstrasse 20, 93047 Regensburg, Tel. 0941/58539-0 or 0800/1212111 (free info phone), fax: 0941/58539-39, E-Mail:, Internet: