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Christmas and Medieval Market

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Address: Marktplatz, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Fantastic Market

What a great Christmas market! The mediaeval stalls and drama were excellent and such a large choice of goods. I particularly recommend the gluwein 🍻

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great Christmas market! The mediaeval stalls and drama were excellent and such a large choice of goods. I particularly recommend the gluwein 🍻

Thank Bebbs6
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Christmas Market ever! The best gluehwine behind the " Old Rathaus" mad from the local vineyards. Not too sweet. Perfect scenery. Presents make out of wood and leather....

Thank selma b
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had done Nuremberg, Munich and others during this trip and were on our way back and staying here meant we didn't have to travel very far on the last day. I had not really researched it much but seemed to be a decent Christmas market. Well we were surprised and loved it. The mix of traditional and medieval was... More 

Thank Simon M
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Spend a lot of time at this market, very good and interesting food, loved the little medieval market and the vendors!

Thank Julia S
Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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15 reviews
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

There is something for everyone at this market. From games for the kids (mouse run, archery, maze and more) to every imaginable German Christmas decoration, to candle making to food that you can smell from a mile away and crave the whole year through to the Medieval area where you are truly transformed back in time with the food and... More 

Thank HoosierInGermany
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2017

To get our Christmas mood started, first stop was at mulled wine booth and then over for some caramelised chestnuts and not forgetting the candied, roasted almonds with their enticing scent permeates the chilly air! Still hungry? have a hearty bratwurst with mustard and another mug of mulled wine again perhaps. These medieval clay mugs are different from your typical... More 

Thank Se7enthangel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

I liked the heritage that came through at the market. There was a lot of interesting things to look at. Also there are a lot of tourist attractions a walk about the area. There are a lot of little stalls where you can purchase ornament food and/or drinks. Right next to the Christmas market is there is a Medieval market... More 

Thank Maliza13
Norfolk, Virginia
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Took our dog along and he loved it too! This market has a Medieval half and a more modern part. Both are a nice mix. A bit crowded on a Saturday evening in December but the town is so lovely - who can resist.

Thank SandyandLenny
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

After a week of touring western Germany and Strasbourg, so seeing lots of Christmas markets, this one is our favourite. Beautiful setting in the old town, and easy to reach from central Stuttgart. Lots of local food items, but medieval section is main attraction. Lots of live entertainment and lots of fun. Don't miss it.

Thank themeparkwizz
Bad Soden, Germany
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

We drove down from Frankfurt for the Esslingen markets and arrived just as they were opening. We hit the Advent Market first and enjoyed that, then wandered through streets and alleys until we found the Medieval Market. Wow! This was truly a feast for the senses! The sights, the sounds, the food and drink...this was well worth the two hour... More 


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