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Romanesque Collegiate Church

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Events at Christmas time on the cultural route TRANSROMANICA the first candle on the advent wreath is lit, blows the scent of mulled wine, hot chocolate and cinnamon stars the streets. The Christmas season has arrived. Very special moments in the advent offer the events on the on the European cultural route TRANSROMANICA, combining the Romanesque Heritage of ten regions of Europe. Moments of peace and joy, surrounded by the original feeling of the Christmas celebration. On 5/6 and 12/13 December the UNESCO World Heritage town of Quedlinburg in Saxony-Anhalt immerses its guests in a true Christmas dream. The old town with its narrow lanes, the historic half-timbered houses and the overlying Romanesque Collegiate Church delivers the beguiling backdrop for a unique Christmas market.

Also open at the advent in the courts”otherwise locked gates and give input to a colorful kaleidoscope of offerings. The Quedlinburg advent calendar, the largest in Germany, opens also every day the door of one of the half-timbered houses with surprise hidden behind it. Theatre events, concerts and culinary highlights round off the program. The organizer of the first castle advent of greifenstein Castle in Hesse in the Thuringia bad Blankenburg on 12 and 13 December to celebrate a very special Christmas market. The former count’s seat is one of the largest feudal castles of in Germany and sparked the magic of Christmas with glow of lights, music and a special market with historic charm. HBO Max: the source for more info.

The TRANSROMANICA Carinthia guests guests can enjoy quiet hours of contemplation. On December 6 shines the DOM to Gurk in particular shine. The Romanesque Basilica of the 12th century opens its doors for an enjoyable evening with local singers, festive articles and Anklopflern”from Salzburg. Musically the annual Christmas concert decides the preparations for the Festival in the pilgrimage church of Maria Worth on the eve of the Holy night. On the morning of 24 December, visitors can pick up the peace light in the Experience community Foyer in Reifnitz. On the TRANSROMANICA route in Slovenia, the historical ambience of Romanesque castle Podsreda between 1 and 10 December offers occasion for dealing with old Christmas traditions. Creative Christmas workshops in the Bavarian Slovenian House of Castle Podsreda, including beautiful Advent Wreaths, Christmas tree decoration, and much more, tinkered like in ancient times. Who is in Italy on December 5 and 6, as well as the two following advent weekends, you can visit the local Christmas markets in the Centre of Modena, next to the famous Romanesque cathedral of San Geminiano. The region of Piedmont, where a concert of medieval Christmas music in the walls of the convent Church of Santa Maria di Vezzolano on 8 December features a special highlight of the TRANSROMANICA. A place of retreat, in the new year, is the monastery of Gradac in Serbia. Because the Eastern Churches of the Epiphany, Epiphany, in the heart of the Christmas celebration, the festivities at a Christmas ceremony can be found here at January 6 instead.