Also known as the ‘green markets’, Jena’s market days (Wochenmarkt) offer a wide variety of produce from the surrounding region. An extensive range of organic foods, seasonal fruit and vegetables and a large selection of cheeses, along with the Thuringian meat and sausage specialities that are popular throughout Germany, attract large numbers of shoppers every week.
Opening times: Tue, Thu, Fri 7am – 5pm, Sat 7am – 1pm (During winter: 8am – 5pm, Sat 8am – 1pm)
Location: Jena market square
Size: around 60 stallholders (varies by season)
What’s on offer:
- Seasonal fruit and vegetables
- Regional sausages and meats
- Organic produce
- Regional and international cheeses
- Baked goods
- Flowers and gardening products
Jena Christmas market
The Christmas market in the city of light has a history going back 200 years, and it is one of the most beautiful markets in Thuringia.