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Christmas and Medieval Market

Marktplatz, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 39693969
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Interesting Renaissance Festival

At its core, this is a Christmas market full of German Christmas ornaments from near and far. Yes... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
LizardHntr
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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Must visit fantabulous market

The medival themed Christmas market is a delight to watch! With various food options available... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Naveen S
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Marktplatz, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 711 39693969
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"german christmas"
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"ferris wheel"
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"mulled wine"
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"perfect backdrop"
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"christmas decorations"
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"for sale"
in 4 reviews
"open fire"
in 2 reviews
"great market"
in 3 reviews
"food stands"
in 2 reviews
"step back in time"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
in 4 reviews
"train ride"
in 2 reviews
"axe throwing"
in 3 reviews
"sausage"
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"fire eaters"
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"stalls"
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"costumes"
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

At its core, this is a Christmas market full of German Christmas ornaments from near and far. Yes, you even can buy Gluehwein in special festive cups. On top, it is a Renaissance festival full of theatrics and comedy! Fun for all.

2  Thank LizardHntr
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The medival themed Christmas market is a delight to watch! With various food options available, it's an amazing place to spend some time during the shivering evening. Highly recommended!

Thank Naveen S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Wow.... this is what I call a proper market!!! It was a market recommended and we gave it a try and got the train over before we went to the airport. This market has everything?!?! Animal nativity Fairgrounds rides Lights Churches And a totally awesome...More

1  Thank gailysnaily
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It was fun, lively, very medieval! We had a blast here. There is a stage and a short play began while we were there.. The performers played medieval characters and supposedly it was very funny because those peeps that understand German, were laughing hysterically. We...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Planning ourGerman Christmas trip was nerve wracking. We wanted to make sure we get the whole experience and don’t miss out. We opted for Stuttgart as it’s boastin the oldes and largest market and a added bonus the Esslingen medieval Christmas market and Ludwigsburg baroque...More

3  Thank MaddieH3663
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

awesome atmosphere and fun time. I visited this market at evening time and had a ball, great fun visiting all of the vendors and having gluhwein and traditional snacks!

Thank 87RITA
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Very enjoyable got me in the mood for Christmas Visited markets as we sailed down the Danube to Vienna, Austria. Food on the Emarald Star was excellent as was the staff . Would be a wonderful Summer cruise as well.

Thank Mary Alice S
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This medieval market is just wonderful with different foods than many - we especially liked the pita filled with meat, cheese and paprika sauce. The stalls were of course interesting and the children’s area with a hand powered Ferris wheel and carousel just charming. This...More

1  Thank Wandering963
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The medieval market added a new dimension to this Christmas market. There were travelling minstrels and interesting demonstrations of iron forging and other historic crafts. A live show enthralled the children. All this and live animals at the nativity. Also, great market food, including, a...More

1  Thank georgeandstella
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

If you are close to Stuttgart in December you must definitely visit it if you like the medieval atmosphere. You can try a lot of snacks, play games and drink some Glühwein! The best place to be before Christmas!

Thank jdpap_
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Zahraa Riyadh A
11 August 2018|
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Response from Naveen S | Reviewed this property |
As this is not a regular market, it will be open on sundays. Here is the timings for this year. 27.11. - 21.12.2018 First day open: 4 - 8.30 pm Other days Open So – Wed 11 am - 8.30 pm Thurs – Sa 11 bis 9.30 pm Last day... More
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720abhishekm
2 March 2018|
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Response from LifeisBeautiful1626 | Reviewed this property |
HI, the Christmas markets are only during advent ending the 24th of December. I hear that there are other events and activities in the Spring and Summer however I wouldn't know any details. I would suggest trying the website... More
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