The Best German Christmas Songs

Many people have the impression German is a rather harsh language. The Christmas songs in our “best of list” will might change a lot of minds. Listen to these songs and enjoy the Christmas spirit.

Stille Nacht

This German version of Holy Night is one of the most popular German Christmas Songs.

Leise rieselt der Schnee

This popular German carol talks about the arrival of baby Jesus and the winter wonderland.

Süßer die Glocken nie klingen

The melody of this emotional Christmas song comes from a Thurinigan folk song, written in the early 1800s.

Oh Tannenbaum

This German Christmas song goes back to the 16oos. You will recognize the melody instantly.

O Du Fröhliche

In this video you will hear the famous boy choir “Tölzer Knabenchor” with their interpretation of this traditional German Christmas song.

See how German families prepare their food for the Christmas holidays in this video.