German Easter Activities

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Customs and other German topics.

What are typical German Easter activities?

German Easter Activities

On Easter weekend, many German children try to outdo each other in rolling colored eggs down grassy slopes. The fastest egg wins. They may also knock their egg's pointed ends together ("Eierpecken"), and the child whose egg does not shatter gets the broken egg too. Since lots of eggs are needed for those activities, German families sometimes eat hard-boiled eggs for weeks afterwards. Eggs with green sauce (German: "Gruene Sosse" or "Beiguss") is a post- Easter favorite.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this German Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Phyllis Serbes