Tinsel, candles and baked decorations called Lebkuchen hang from Christmas trees. Strings of lights decorate lampposts, houses and shops. Saint Nicholas fills children’s shoes with toys and treats. Carol singers walk from house to house singing Christmas songs, and bands play in town squares. These are the sights and sounds of Christmas in Germany. Come and explore the many German traditions that bring people of this country together at Christmas. Part of the Christmas around the World series.