Christmas market

Christmas market

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The town of Talmont Saint Hilaire invites you to experience the magic of a Christmas market in the majestic setting of the Château de Talmont!

For the occasion, aroud fifty artisans from Talmont and the region will offer you the best of their products. What to embellish your festive tables and please your loved ones with beautiful original gift ideas.

And to fully experience the magic of Christmas, many activities will accompany you throughout this enchanted weekend.


Schedule 2023:


Friday 15 December (5 pm-8:30 pm)

  • 5:30 and 7:30pm : Bell-ringer
  • 5 to 8:30pm : skating rink


Saturday 16 December (10 am to 9 pm)

  • 10am-3pm, 3:30-5pm, 5:30-6:30pm and 7-9pm : skating rink
  • 11am, 4pm and 7:30 : bell-ringer
  • 11:30am, 3:30pm and 5:30pm : wolf-dog’s wander
  • 2:30pm, 4:30pm and 6pm : living nativity scene
  • 3pm, 5pm and 6:30 : Christmas carols
  • 2pm-5pm : horse-drawn carriage
  • 3pm-7pm : Meet Santa Claus, makeup and different others workshops
  • 4pm-6pm : ice sulptor
  • 7 pm : Fireworks


Sunday 17 December (10am to 6pm)

  • 10am-12:30pm, 1-3pm, 3:30-5pm and 5:30-8pm : skating rink
  • 11am, 2pm and 4pm : bell-ringer
  • 11:30pm, 1:30pm and 3:30pm : wolf-dog’s wander
  • 12pm, 2:30pm and 4:30 : living nativity scene
  • 12:30pm, 3pm and 5pm : Christmas carols
  • 2pm-5pm : horse-drawn carriage
  • 3pm-5pm : ice sculptor
  • 5pm-6pm : Meet Santa Claus, makeup and different others workshops


Continuous animations

  • Blacksmith
  • Medieval camp
  • Craftsmen/shopekeepers
  • Castle store (closing time at 7pm on saturday and 6pm on sunday)


Good to know

  • Two cars will be there to reach the courtyard if you need help
  • The access to the christmas market will be closed on saturday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm due to fireworks
  • Different kinds of catering will be there.