History of the Christmas tree

" Ten Christmas trees hanging from the ceiling of an amazing gothic church : this is what you see when you enter Saint-Georges during Christmas time. An unique opportunity to discover the evolution of this world-renowned tradition. "

Sélestat: capital of the Christmas tree! A journey through time, from the 16th century to the present day.

A unique exhibition in Alsace and in a sumptuous setting invites you to a journey to the heart of the evolution of Christmas tree decorations.

Between myth, legend and childhood memories, the Christmas tree is the symbol of a moment of grace that allows everyone to gather in the peace of Christmas. Hanging under the arches of the nave of the church of Saint-Georges, trees trace the most significant stages of this evolution.

This exhibition is a beautiful witness of our history.

Additional information
  • Languages spoken : French
  • Prices : Free

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