History Of Christmas In Germany. The modern christmas tree was developed in 16th century germany when christians would bring the trees into their homes and decorate them. I shared one fact about christmas in germany on my facebook page for each of the 12 days of christmas.
Christmas traditions in austria germany switzerland although we often take today s christmas celebration customs for granted most of the so called traditional christmas practices only date back to the 19th century. Like other countries germany also celebrates christmas to remember and honor jesus. Nicholas day the 6 th of december is celebrated with a visit from st nick.
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The modern christmas tree tradition is thought to have originated in 16th century germany where small evergreen trees were decorated with the likes of candles apples nuts and berries as paradise trees in church plays. Nick can fill them with goodies like. Advent in germany always starts on the fourth sunday before christmas day the 25th of december. Read here about the best german christmas markets to visit.