|Spend the day exploring this unique Christkindlmarkt, a German Heritage Market, voted as a Top 100 Event in North America by The American Bus Association. This market place operates in one large indoor location but does offer several smaller sites that are accessible by a free trolley. One of our most popular and enjoyable holiday shopping tours. |
HIGHLIGHT CITY: Ferdinand, IN • Jasper, IN
FEATURES: Christkindlmarkt - Step into 14th Century Germany with a visit to Ferdinand’s Christkindlmarkt. See the unique German custom first hand as you wander through this festival-like setting where Christmas gifts and wares are sold. Enjoy the plethora of food booths to satisfy any craving. Entertainment options at Christkindlmarkt: Live Musical Entertainment Center Stage, “Holiday Cabaret on Strings” Marionette Theater, and Live Glockenspiel Performances. Enjoy the delights of Christmas in an olde world setting. In Germany, Christmas wares and gifts are sold in the festival style of Christkindlmarkt. The custom began in the 14th Century and continues today in the charming “Bavarian” village of Ferdinand, the only town in the world named after Ferdinand I of Austria. Featuring over 200 lavishly decorated booths spilling over with quality hand-crafted items, antiques, art, Christmas wares, delicious regional food, wine and so much more. • Schnitzelbank Restaurant - Delight in a specially prepared dinner at southern Indiana’s premier German restaurant. A well-known landmark since 1961 and is now considered a destination in itself, giving us a opportunity to dine in “Olde World” ambiance. This will be our evening meal and is served family style.