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This is easily one of the best Christmas markets for families in Europe we’ve ever been to! A Ferris wheel, carousels, dancing Christmas trees, a gorgeous ice rink and more fun rides for kids!! Luxembourg Christmas market with kids: practical tips to help you plan ahead your visit with the family

When: 24.11.2023 – 01.01.2024


Here is a short video to get a taste of what it looks like!

Christmas markets in Luxembourg

The main locations you should not miss are Place de la Constitution and Place d’Armes

Check our guide on what to do in Luxembourg with kids, where to have fun and lots of practical tips!

A Family’s Guide To Christmas Markets: Tips on planning your visit with kids
The following tips will help you know what to expect and to plan ahead your Christmas market experience with kids

*All the below are gathered on the map with photos, so you can navigate easily from one place to the other. You can find the map here

Place de la Constitution – Wantermaart

There is a Ferris wheel, a carousel, trampolines, a turning Christmas tree ride and more. Moreover, there are also chalets where you can get a hot drink or food. Especially the tartiflette was really yummy!
Place de la Constitution
2 Bd Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1116 Luxembourg

Place Guillaume II – Les rennes volants

A very short stroll away is Place Guillaume II, where you can find the flying reindeers ride
Place Guillaume II
23 Rue du Fossé, 1536 Luxembourg

Place d’Armes – Lëtzebuerger Chrëschtmaart

Place d’Armes is a lively square full of cafés and restaurants. The main Christmas tree is there and there are many chalets where you can eat and drink. Furthermore, there are many terrasses for warmer days at this square
Pl. d’Armes, 1368 Luxembourg

Square Jan Palach – Wanterzuch (train ride)

This little square is right next to Place d’Armes. There is a little train for kids there

Kinnekswiss – Winterlights on Ice (ice rink)

The ice rink is gorgeous! Do not miss it! It is partially covered, so it’s weather proof as well 🙂 Furthermore the chalets are awesome and they have hot drinks and food. Especially the burgers on fire pit were pretty good – nothing beats a hot chocolate after ice skating. This is definitely a highlight when visiting the Christmas market in Luxembourg with kids

Cost for ice skating is EUR 8 per adult (or EUR 6, if you have your own ice skates) and EUR 7 for kids under 120cm. You can also rent a bobby for EUR 3 (EUR 5 refundable deposit)
Kinnekswiss Park
29 Av. de la Porte-Neuve, 2227 Luxembourg

There are also lights and beautiful Christmas decorations all over the city!

There are also the following Christmas markets:
Place de Paris – Niklosmaart (where kids can meet St Nicholas!)
Old Athénée courtyard – Winterkids
Puits Rouge – Wanterchaleten (“winter chalets”) and Pêche aux canards (hook-a-duck)
Grand-Rue – Le Chahut des contes (merry-go-round)

Extra events for kids at Luxembourg Christmas market

City Promenade for kids

The Luxembourg City Tourist Office is organizing a city promenade for children 6+ years old (accompanied by their parents). The treasure hunt around the city takes about 2 hours.
You can find more details and book your tickets here

Luxembourg with kids guide

Check our guide on what to do in Luxembourg with kids, where to have fun and lots of practical tips!

Luxembourg City with kids

Luxembourg is the world’s only sovereign grand duchy and its capital is unexpectedly charming. Check our guide on what to do in Luxembourg City with kids, where to stay and lots of practical tips!

Practical stuff

*When: 24.11.2023-01.01.2024
*Cost: free entrance to the Christmas markets, but the attractions are paid, eg Ferris wheel, carousels and the other rides
*You can find more details at the official site here
*Public transport is free in Luxembourg
*Parking: You can park at Monterey parking. It is right next to the pirate ship playground (there are toilets there too) and in the middle from the center of the city, where all the attractions are, and the ice rink at the other side of the park. Alternatively, you can park at Glacis, which is near the ice rink, and take public transport (which is free) to the center
Parking Monterey
43 Av. Monterey, 2163 Luxembourg

About 2 hours 15 minutes by car from Schuman, Brussels (or 3 hours by public transport)

The Christmas market in Luxembourg is one of the best Christmas markets in Europe!
See the post to get inspired and explore more European Christmas markets

Christmas markets are the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. From twinkling lights to delicious treats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. But when you’re travelling with children, it can be hard to know which markets are the best – and which ones make the most sense for your family. So, here are the 10 best Christmas markets near Brussels to visit with kids and practical tips to plan ahead

A Family’s Guide To Christmas Markets: Tips on planning your visit with kids
The following tips will help you know what to expect and to plan ahead your Christmas market experience with kids

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Indoor and outdoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants, hotels and more all under separate layers

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