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German Weather Houses

Black Forest Weather Houses Where did the Weather House originated from? Weather houses are a popular décor item from the Alpine regions in Germany...

Types of German Christmas Decorations

GERMAN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS Home to Wooden toy making and Christmas decor! Before disposable and mass produced christmas décor, decorations were h...

Germany's Oktoberfest

The origins of Germany's Oktoberfest What is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is the most renowned German Festival in the world, with events taking place i...

German Christmas Celebrations

  The History of German Christmas Markets and Decorations German Christmas celebrations and festivals The festivities in Germany are an elaborate ...

German Beer Stein Care

Caring for your traditional German beer stein   What is your beer stein made from? Traditional German beer steins are made typically from two...

Cuckoo Clock Care

Make sure your cuckoo clock lasts in your family for decades with a collection of simple tips from The German Village Shop team!

The Traditional German Beer Stein

Ever wondered about the origins of the traditional German Beer Stein? Let us take you back into the history of Southern Germany where we discover t...

History of the Black Forest Cuckoo Clock

The famous "Coo Coo" call of the German Cuckoo Clock   The ‘coo coo’ call will induce a feeling of nostalgia for anyone with German heritage and ...

The making of German beer steins

German beer steins - still made using traditional methods to this day!

The German Village Shop | Our story

Hahndorf has something to offer at all times of the year. Make sure to pop in to The German Village shop which is located in the heart of this magi...

Passionate about all things German!

Passionate about all things German. Justin's heritage and travel to southern Germany reveals unique and traditional craftsmanship of clocks and bee...