Christmas Garden Insel Mainau 2021 | Castle ©Christmas Garden/Achim Mende

Christmas Garden Insel Mainau

November 21, 2023 - January 7, 2024
Mainau Island

Unique lighting design ☆ New circular route ☆ Many new highlights

This year more magical than ever!

This year's Christmas Garden will be more magical than ever with sparkling new light installations and beloved favorites!

Experience a newly illuminated circular route and spend magical hours on the Christmas-decorated island of Mainau.

It pays to book early, because the most popular days sell out quickly!

Christmas Garden Dresden 2021 | Carriage ©Christmas Garden/Michael Clemens
Christmas Garden Berlin 2021 | Carillon ©Christmas Garden/Michael Clemens

Anticipation of Christmas

It's the most beautiful time of the year when the sparkling evening circular walk lights up the flower island of Mainau again. This winter, the romantic walk takes a magical route with all-new worlds of lights, Enjoy Christmas light dances, twinklingstars and breathtaking soundtracks that make these moments unforgettable. Discover with your family, friends and colleagues a world of magical atmosphere at Christmas Garden Insel Mainau. Let yourself be carried away by the many glittering illuminations into a unique, magically illuminated Christmas wonderland.

Official Christmas Garden soundtrack

Our music for your Christmas spirit! The album "Christmas Garden Originals" is a best-of of the most beautiful musical highlights from the Christmas Garden of the past years. Immerse yourself in the unique soundscape of the Christmas Garden and extend your magical journey. Now available on all major streaming platforms!

Welcome to the Christmas Garden Insel Mainau

Plan your magical journey, immerse yourself in a glittering world of lights and spend relaxing hours in the Christmas Garden.

Your visit

All information about opening hours, directions, admission times and map.

FAQ - Questions and answers 

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about visiting the Christmas Garden.

Christmas party

Let the year come to an atmospheric end at a Christmas party.


Along the circular route you will find a varied gastronomic offer.

Lights dancing on the Mainau: you have never seen the flower island in Lake Constance like this before.

A sparkling "Christmas Garden" transforms Mainau Island into a true winter wonderland.

Woman in mirror royal

One of the most popular destinations

Already in its opening year, Christmas Garden Insel Mainau developed into one of the most popular destinations in Baden-Württemberg during the Christmas season. This year, too, an imaginative fairy-tale landscape is being created that will continue to surprise even our guests from last year. A visit to the Christmas Garden Insel Mainau is an experience that offers everything for adults and children that makes a Christmas outing in nature special.

Christmas-garden-muenster-2022©Christmas Garden_Markus Hauschild

Experience the
most beautiful light spectacle on Lake Constance

Secure your tickets for the most popular days in Christmas Garden Insel Mainau already now in advance.

The photo contest in the Christmas Garden

Visit the Christmas Garden, go on a magical journey and capture your most magical moment with your camera - because we are looking for your best photo!

Here's how:

From November 15, 2023 to January 16, 2024, post your best snapshot from the Christmas Garden to your feed on Instagram with the hashtag #ilovechristmasgarden.

This is what you can win:

1st place: a trip to the Christmas Garden London 2024 for two people (incl. travel to and from the event and overnight stay in a 4-star hotel)

2nd to 5th place: two tickets each for the Christmas Garden at the location of your choice

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