There is a new Christmas market in Cologne – “Winterzauber am See” in the Cologne city forest. An overview of which corona rules apply and what is offered there.
Cologne – beautifully bare, it glitters and sparkles in again Cologne – because from November Cologne residents can use one of the numerous Christmas markets stroll, grab a hot punch or mulled wine Warm your hands and marvel at the festively lit booths. Despite Corona, many Christmas markets will take place again this year. The beginning is on November 5th the new Christmas market “Winter magic at the lake” in the Cologne city forest.
Christmas market Cologne: “Winter magic at the lake” in the city forest – an overview
- Was? Christmas market “Winterzauber am See” with exhibitors, children’s carousel, mulled wine and food
- Do you want? From November 5, 2021 to January 30, 2022 (longest Christmas market in Cologne)
- Where? On the outdoor terrace of the Leonardo Royal Hotel am Stadtwald, Dürener Straße 287, 50935 Cologne
Cologne: “Winter magic on the lake” with a view of the Kahnweiher – that’s what you need
At the Winter magic at the lake can visitors overlooking their mulled wine or punch idyllic boat pond enjoy. Besides, it’s supposed to be a Children’s carousel according to the organizer Timo Schulte, who with his event agency Schulte & Schulte also organizes the “Rodenkirchener Winterzauber” and the “Lindenthaler Winterdorf” plant.
Various exhibitors will also present their goods at Winterzauber am See – if you are also looking for a Christmas present, you can browse here in peace. And if you want to stretch your legs after the mulled wine or other dishes, you can do so by taking a walk across various paths illuminated circular paths do, continues Schulte.
- Children’s carousel
- Mulled wine
- Hearty food
- Various exhibitors
- View of the idyllic Kahnweiher
- Walk along illuminated circular paths
Cologne: “Winterzauber am See” only started last year – back then with only two stalls
The new one is very well known Christmas Market Probably not yet among the people of Cologne, because the winter magic on the lake has only existed since last year. “In 2020, the winter magic at the lake was not yet a Christmas market in the classic sense. We only had two huts – a grill and a mulled wine hut ”, Timo Schulte told 24RHEIN.
As part of the mulled wine hike, which took place for the first time last year, the “Winter Magic at the Lake” was well attended, according to Schulte. They want to build on this success this year and make the event even bigger. This time with real Christmas market flair and different exhibitors.
Cologne: opening times of the Christmas market “Winterzauber am See”
“Winter magic at the lake”: The opening times
Daily from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cologne: “Winter magic on the lake” – arrival with the KVB
The “winter magic at the lake” takes place on the Outside terrace at the Leonardo Royal Hotel at Cologne City forest in the Lindenthal district. The location is right on Dürener Straße and can also be easily reached with the KVB. An overview of the best way to get to the new Christmas market by trams or buses:
- With the KVB underground lines 7, 9, 13 or with the buses 107 and 136 to the stop “Dürener Straße / Gürtel”
- With the KVB tram line 7 or with the buses 107, 136 to Stop “Brahmsstr.”
- With bus 136 to the stop “Köln Kitschburger Str.”
Christmas market Cologne: Which corona rules apply to “Winter magic at the lake”?
Which specific Corona rules “Winterzauber am See” applies to the Christmas market, the organizers have not yet announced on their homepage. But there is still a little bit left until November – in addition, the current Corona Protection Ordinance only applies until the end of October. It remains to be seen to what extent the rules will change again and what will then apply specifically to the Christmas markets in North Rhine-Westphalia. According to the current ordinance of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Christmas markets are allowed to take place – but if more than 2,500 visitors come together outdoors, people who are neither vaccinated nor recovered are obliged to test.
Market of Angels, Harbor Christmas Market, VeedelsAdvant: These Christmas markets take place in Cologne
The corona pandemic is not over yet, but many Christmas markets in Cologne can take place again this year. These three Christmas markets are open in November, among others:
- “Market of Angels” on Neumarkt: November 22nd to December 23rd, 2021
- VeedelsAdvent on Chlodwigplatz: November 22nd to December 23rd, 2021
- Harbor Christmas Market at the Chocolate Museum: November 19, 2021 to January 9, 2022
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