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Advent and the Glow of German Christmas Markets

Castle Food and Drink Germany Rhine

December 18, 2019 by Cathrinbaumbach

Advent is a much-beloved season in Germany, celebrated in church and in private homes. Every child has an advent calendar, either store-bought or homemade, and filled by the parents with candy, coins, and small toys. Lighting a candle on the advent wreath each Sunday afternoon is a ritual celebrated in many families, usually accompanied by…