Chur Tourism - The Swiss Alpine City, Graubünden


Advent in Chur

Chur offers a wonderful ambience to get you into the Christmas spirit. Throughout the whole of Advent, the festively lit Alpine town invites you in to stroll, shop and enjoy its markets, concerts and a wide range of other events. Discover the highlights of Advent in Chur!

Advent Highlights in Chur

  • Christmas Market

    Chur’s Christmas market is one of the largest and most atmospheric in Switzerland: around 160 market stalls invite you to get into the Christmas spirit in the colourful, festively lit old town.

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  • Christkindl Market

    Meet friends, snack on sweets, drink glühwein and shop for Christmas presents: enjoy Christmastime at the Christkindlimarkt in Chur’s city centre.

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  • Quader Ice Rink

    The romantically lit Quader ice rink, including atmospheric music is THE place to meet up this winter in the middle of the city centre, only a two-minute walk from the train station.

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  • Free Travel with special ticket

    Thanks to the special ticket, you can travel for free using public transport on the Rhäzüns-Chur, Landquart-Chur and Maienfeld-Chur routes when travelling to the Sunday sales in Chur.

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Theatrical Advent Calendar
During Advent, the Rhaetian Museum opens the doors to its basement each evening and a thirty-minute surprise programme awaits young and old: it’s time for the theatrical advent calendar!
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Advent Shopping

Thanks to longer shop opening hours and Sunday sales, you can enjoy more time shopping in the Advent season!

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Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas tree sale in the town hall and at the Commanderkirche. Town hall: 5th-25th December. Commander Church: 10th-24th December. Mon-Fri: 09:00-19:30 | Sat: 08:30-18:00 | Sun: 11:00-18:00

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