1. The iconic Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @urlaubsguru_at Without the city of Nuremberg, we might have never been blessed with Lebkuchen and Bratwurst so clearly, we owe them! At THE most iconic Christmas market Germany has to offer you'll get to eat more wursts than you could possibly imagine and indulge in hundreds of festive little stalls selling mulled wine, toys and traditional Christmas sweets. 2. The wild medieval Christmas market in Berlin Friedrichshain View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @shittymobilephotos This medieval gem might just make all your time travel dreams come true at once: acrobats, fire shows, trolls, a knight's castle, delicious hot mead... You even get to throw axes and knives at this pretty realistic drawing of a bear and let's be honest: it doesn't get any more christmassy than that! 3. The horny Santa Pauli in Hamburg View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @rotscher2 Hamburg's "horny" Christmas market, the only adult-only Christmas market in the country, including festive drag shows and its own striptease tent. It comes with numerous BDSM-stalls, wooden dicks and naked Santa-decoration everywhere. Jingle them balls and experience the most sensual festive season ever. 4. The dreamy Christmas market in Braunschweig View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @cityguide_bs_wob This absolute stunner is installed between a dome and a castle in the beautiful Braunschweig city centre. You can even take your wurst down to the castle moat and peacefully munch it on wooden rafts. 5. The romantic Christmas market Ravennaschlucht in the Black Forest View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @fnoxx I mean it is set in the middle of the Black Forest, come on, in a freaking cave underneath a train overpass. Perfect location to let it snow, give your heart to someone special. 6. The magical Christmas market in Stuttgart View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @balaytekin If boys' choirs are your tune, you have to have yourself a merry little Christmas in Stuttgart and visit one of the biggest Christmas markets of the country. There's also a fairytale-village where you can get your Hansel and Gretel on. Also: two castles, so many lights, so many wooden stalls, so many choices of mulled wine, so many electronic teddy bears waving at you, you're gonna love it. 7. The cozy Christmas market in Coburg View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @mueller_mahlt It's small and cozy and sweet and has an insanely delicious one of a kind bratwurst grilled over sizzling pine cones. Maybe the real winter wonderland. 8. The ancient Striezelmarkt in Dresden View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @striezelmarkt_dresden Basically a piece of history, Dresden's Christmas market is the oldest one in the world, going back to 1434. They officially brought the joy to the world. The city is also birthplace of the famous Christstollen, so make sure you stuff all of this sugar coated goodness in your pretty face when you're there. 9. The Naughty Xmas Market in Berlin View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @naughtyxmasmarket Berlin's Naughty Xmas market is definitely not one for a silent night, but for fans of aphrodisiac drinks, themed food and sex educational screenings. Treat yourself and loved ones to a generous range of amorous gifts and take part in many pro sex activities. And don't miss out on the erotic after party. 10. The lovely Lucia Christmas market View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @berlinbykate It's surrounded by a nineteenth century brewery, do we need to say any more? Even Santa loves it there. It's true. He drops by for a visit every evening so you can go sit on his lap and find out whether you belong on the naughty or the nice list once for all. 11. The trippy Tollwood Winter Festival in Munich View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @aqib Tollwood delivers a fully fair and green Christmas experience and pretty trippy light installations all around. It features debate tents, a circus, a performance stage, handcrafts and numerous organic delicacies. Because Christmas is all about giving, Tollwood offers plenty of opportunities to help support human rights, animal welfare and the environment. 12. The scenic Christmas market in Leipzig View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @leipzigliebtdich If you have a thing for trains, this huge Christmas market is gonna make you very, very jolly: In Leipzig, Santa Claus it's actually coming to town with his own historic steam locomotive. 13. The tranquil Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @pf Amongst pompous, historic buildings this splendid specimen offers you the perfect mixture of art, shows and festive treats of all kinds. There's even a pretty fancy wine tent that will do for a holy night if you like it a little boujee. 14. The luminous baroque Christmas market in Ludwigsburg View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @dieneue1077 With fine pieces of craftsmanship and unique light installations, this baroque market might just tick off all your festive boxes. 15. And the idyllic Goslar Christmas market and FOREST View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @vickiviaja Why installing one huge Christmas tree in the centre when instead you can just add an entire Christmas forest with 50 huge Nordmann firs? If this beaut doesn't make you chant Christmas carols, you're probably the Grinch himself. Which one turns your Christmas lights on? Which one did we miss?