As we all know, you are not fit for Christmas until the Christmas Tree is up and decorated!  A tradition in many many houses across the world we sure.  But, do you know where the tradition of decorating the Christmas is said to have originated??  Well low and behold would you believe it’s our very own beloved Germany. So for those of you clueless on where to buy your tree, believe us, we were too, here’s a list to get you started.

Also, a tree without decorations is terribly terribly sad! So, definitely check out where to buy the best decorations in Frankfurt.

And for a coffee before or after heading out to get your beautiful tree, check out our takeaway coffee guide.  Finally, remember not only is it cold out there and you’ll need the warmth, but that they will certainly appreciated the visit!

Where to buy or RENT your Christmas Tree

There are plenty of Christmas Tree ‘markets’ dotted all around the city meaning you shouldn’t need to travel too far from home to buy one!  Also, many of the vendors have warm Glühwein (kinderpunsch) on offer to warm the fingers and really make it into an occasion!  Here are a few locations you can expect to find your Christmas Tree.  Click on each Website for all the detailed information.

If you looking to cut your own tree?

So, if you looking for a family outing where you need to use a little more elbow grease than usual, then cutting your own tree may be just the thing.

Taunus Weihnachtsbaum

Taunus Weihnachtsbaum offer both the option to just pick up your tree and the option to cut your own tree.  If you looking to cut your own tree they have specific timings and appointments when this is available.  And this year, they begin the first advent weekend and are open each advent weekend there after.


Baumschule NIX

At time of writing Baumschule Nix had yet to update there website and opening hours however we felt we would keep their details here FYI

  • On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weekend in Advent from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 63628 Bad Soden-Salmünster-Ahl

Why not rent your Christmas Tree in a pot??


Honestly this is one of the coolest sustainable idea’s we’ve seen in a while!  Because if we really took a minute to think about the number of trees that are chopped down each year in the name of Christmas, well we may need to shed more than a few tears.

Armed with a mission to spend more time together as a family and to give some Christmas trees the opportunity for life after Christmas Weinachtsbaumfreunde was born.  Like everything in life, there is always a learning curve!  And what Weihnachtsbaumfreunde soon come to learn was how high quality trees which are grown in pots without their roots being trimmed have a very real chance of living to tell the tale and coming back for another season!  So, this is what you will find if you choose to rent your tree in a pot!

Also, they do delivery and pick up!!

The have 2 Locations:

  • 55122 Mainz-Gonsenheim, Kirchengelände der Pfarrgemeinde St.Canisius,
  • 55129 Mainz-Ebersheim, Töngesstr.22

Now that the tree is sorted and decorations bought all that is left to do is visit all the amazing Christmas markets and eat drink and be merry!!! Finally and most importantly we wish you and all your loved ones a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!!