Christmas flair under the mighty Plassenburg castle.

Kulmbach knows how to get you into the Christmas spirit: With a romantic Advent market on historical streets and winter brews.

The pre-christmas Kulmbach welcomes guests in the shadow of the mighty Plassenburg with the Christmas market on the first weekend of Advent. Then the scent of mulled wine and Christmas cookies wafts over Kulmbach's marketplace again, numerous exhibitors fulfill many Christmas wishes for visitors: Whether homemade treats or fresh delicacies, handmade Christmas decorations, unique handicrafts or other gift ideas - everyone will find what they are looking for here.

Kulmbach is known as the “secret beer capital” for good reasons. So, of course, you can look forward to seasonal brews, such as a Christmas beer, a gingerbread beer and the legendary ice bock. (more information about Franconian Beer)