Beautiful Christmas markets in Germany
  • Christmas market Potsdam "Blauer Lichterglanz"

    Luisenplatz, 14471 Potsdam

    How to Get There?


      Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Main Station) is well connected to the ICE network, and reachable easily from all over Germany. From here take a regional train or an urban railway heading to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Take the bus No. 605 or 606 and exit at "Luisenplatz/Sanssouci-Süd".

      DB BAHN

      From northern direction take the "A24/A10", from eastern direction use the "Berliner Ring", from southern direction take the "A9/A10", from western direction take the "A2/A10". Leave the highway at the exit "Potsdam" and follow the signposts to "Schloss Sanssouci". Here the market takes place.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 52.399696
      LONGTITUDE: 13.048981



    Why Go There?

    Between late November and late December (after christmas)

    From late November up to after Christmas the Potsdam christmas market "Blue light brightness" takes place, in direct neighbourhood to the world-famous Sanssouci palace.

    At the Luisenplatz - situated directly besides the Sanssouci park - and in the Brandenburg Street up to the St. Peter and Paul Church in the middle of the Potsdam historic city center everybody can see the blue christmas lights between late November and late December, and a distinctive smell of spices, gingerbread, roasted almonds, bratwurst and hot spiced wine is in the air.

    Along with a wide offer of ideas for christmas presents, culinary goodies, recreational fund, light bows, glass spheres, gingerbread, crystallized apples, hot spiced wine and way more there are specially delectabilities from the Mark Brandenburg which are arranging for pre-christmas pleasure. Craftswork, such as wood carving, ceramics, crib figurines or christmas tree decorations is available as well.

    At the Luisenplatz a large ice rink provides amusement for kids as well as adults; and directly besides this ice rink, on the fairytale stage every day at 5 pm kids and adults can lead themselves into a fantasy world.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Luisenplatz, 14471 Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

    Things to do close by!


    The Sanssouci palace is situated directly besides the christmas market. It was built according to design drafts of the prussian king Friedrich II. between 1745 and 1747 as a small summer residence in Rokoko style. It was expanded by Friedrich Wilhelm IV. in 1841/42.


    The german capital Berlin is in direct neighbourhood to Potsdam. Here you'll find all your heart desires: Museums, shopping areas, cultural highlights. Tip: the "Kaufhaus des Westens" (KaDeWe) in the Tauentzienstraße at the Wittenbergplatz.


    The "Meierei" Brewery and tavern in the New Garden is offering self-brewed beer with own recipes. According to the particular season 14 different sorts are offered year by year. It*s possible to have a guided view to the brewery after advance notification.

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