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German Christmas traditions include decorating trees, advent calendars, singing carols, and giving gifts.
In Germany Christmas celebrations begin on Advent Sunday, the fourth Sunday before Christmas, and gifts are delivered both by St. Nicholas on December 5th, and often by either Father Christmas or the Christkind (depending on the area) on Christmas Eve.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weihnachten

Weihnachten is the observance of what is commonly known in English as Christmas Eve in the German-speaking countries like Germany ... Traditions of Weihnachten influenced Christmas and Advent culture throughout the world.

www.whychristmas.com/cultures/germany.shtml

A big part of the Christmas celebrations in Germany is Advent. Several different types of Advent calendars are used in German homes. As well as the traditional ...

www.vistawide.com/german/christmas/german_christmas_traditions.htm

All about Christmas in Germany, traditions and customs from Advent to Christmas Day, the Christmas markets and Christmas Eve. Includes discussion of the ...

people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-traditions-around-the-world-ga6.htm

Christmas Traditions in Germany - Learn about Christmas traditions in Germany, where the holiday is month-long celebration that features elaborate food and ...

www.german-way.com/history-and-culture/holidays-and-celebrations/christmas

Christmas Traditions in Austria, Germany, Switzerland. Gendarmenmarkt Christmas. A booth at a Berlin Christmas market, just one of about 60 found all across ...

germanfoods.org/german-food-facts/german-christmas-traditions

From Advent calendars to Christmas trees, ten German Christmas traditions that make the holiday memorable, rich, delicious and exciting.

www.thehistoryofchristmas.com/traditions/germany.htm

Germany - Christmas traditions & customs. Christmas preparations often begin before December 1st. Many Germans set aside special evenings for baking ...

www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/christmas-in-germany.html

Experiencing Christmas in Germany is very special! Here we will tell you all about typical German Christmas traditions and festive season celebrations.

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/germany.htm

Here is a detailed note on Christmas celebrations in Germany. ... put their shoe or boot outside the door, a tradition practiced in many other European countries.