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Tips for your city trip to Mainz in winter

Discover what winter has to offer in Mainz and save on your stay between 15 December 2017 and 28 February 2018. Enjoy the highlights we picked for the cold time of the year. Get inspired by the travels of our guests and share your experiences via #PlacesYouCanExplore.

 

Germany’s wine capital

Being surrounded by Germany’s biggest wine country Rheinhessen, wine-growing is part of Mainz culture. We recommend the rustic wine taverns in the historic old town district. At Augustinerkeller, Weinhaus am Beichtstuhl and Weinstube Hottum, you’ll have the chance to indulge in the culinary experience of this region. With the multitude of vineyards in the area, a visit and wine-tasting on site is also possible.

 

Historic Christmas market on the cathedral square

During the time before Christmas the historic market square in front of St. Martin’s Cathedral transforms into a sea of lights. Numerous stalls in Mainz Christmas market offer their goods, such as handcrafts, mulled wine and pastries. Particularly worth seeing are the life-sized Christmas crib figures made of limewood and the 11-metre-high Christmas pyramid with plenty of sculptures and lights.

 

        Open from 30 November until 23 December 2017, Mondays through Thursdays from 11am to 8.30pm and Fridays and Saturdays until 9pm.

 

Shopping tips for Mainz old town

The charming old town district in Mainz with its historic flair invites visitors for a stroll, even in winter. The Kirschgarten in the heart of the old town and its surroundings offer plenty of beautiful stores to browse and shop. Explore historic highlights at the Gutenberg-Shop, where you can find everything from literature to gift ideas and more set around the theme of the letterpress and its inventor. Those with a sweet tooth will love the chocolate delicacies sold at Schokoladenhaus am Dom. Carefully selected interior accessories, decorations and vintage picks are sold at Fuchs & Bente. Get inspired by more shopping tips for Mainz.

 

Ice skating in Mainz

Winter sport fans will have a great time at the ice skating hall Eishalle am Bruchweg, with a variety of winter sports. The rink is opened all winter for ice skating, ice dancing, ice hockey, speed skating and curling.

 

Wellness break in winter

Especially during the cold season, we all long for wellness and comfort. Club Olympus Spa & Fitness offers pure relaxation and a diverse selection of beauty treatments and massages. Relax in this wellness paradise during your stay with a swimming pool, a whirlpool, a sauna and a steam bath.

 

Explore other German cities this winter:

Winter tips from Grand Hyatt Berlin

Winter tips from Hyatt House Düsseldorf

Winter tips from Hyatt Regency Cologne

Winter tips from Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Winter tips from Park Hyatt Hamburg

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