Must see & Visit: Experience the holidays magic at Québec City’s German Christmas Market

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Mark your calendars since Quebec City will soon be the host of the largest Christmas market in Quebec! Whether it’s to find a unique gift or to get in the holiday spirit, a visit to Quebec City’s German Christmas Market stands out as an essential winter activity during your next visit to the Hotel Nomad! This year, come experience the magic of the Holidays like never before!


  • Some useful information

From November 24 until December 23, 2022, immerse yourself in the enchanted atmosphere of Christmas in the heart of Old Quebec! From Place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville to Place d’Youville, you will find 90 exhibitors and artisans, as well as their local and European creations. Presented by the Galeries de la Capitale and Maison Simons, access to the German Christmas Market is totally free. This is an opportunity to stroll in a magical setting while making beautiful finds to put under the tree!

Usually open Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., you will even have time to go there at different times if you are in Quebec City for several days. As tradition dictates, German Christmas markets are open during the Advent season, starting on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and ending on December 24. Designed by the German Community of Quebec, the event draws its inspiration from the best European markets to transport you to a magical world.


  • What to do at Quebec City’s German Christmas Market

If you plan to visit the German Christmas Market with the family, a ton of activities and entertainment await you, including the Theaterplatz, a brand new puppet theater that will appeal to young and old alike. We also advise you to take a look at the Bergdorf, the new alpine village located on Place d’Youville, and at the Château du Père Noël on Place d’Armes.

For foodies, many gourmet kiosks await you to taste local products as well as European specialties. Soft pretzels, gingerbread cookies, decadent cakes and German sausages are just some delights you will find there. And why not accompany it all with a glass of mulled wine or a peppermint coffee to warm you up while strolling among the different chalets?


  • It’s also Christmas at Hotel Nomad

After a lovely afternoon strolling through the aisles of the Christmas market, what could be better than coming for a short break before the evening in one of the best hotels in Quebec City. Indeed, only a few steps from the market, the Hotel Nomad welcomes you in a chic and friendly Christmas atmosphere; and to spoil yourself early and live an even more magical experience in Old Quebec, you can also book one of our packages! They allow you to combine, according to your wishes and needs, a stay in one of our rooms with our various services and benefits: Breakfast with the best croissants in Quebec (according to some of our customers), parking, charging stations for vehicles electric heaters, privileged access to the Strøm Nordic spa, gourmet dinner at Bistro St-Malo or Le Fin Gourmet restaurant, celebration box.

Everything is ready, and we are waiting for you for an unforgettable holiday season at the Hotel Nomad Old Quebec!