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Wonderful markets!

The Esslingen markets, particularly the medieval market, were among my favorite markets during our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
swtraveler15
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Springfield, Massachusetts
Throw-back history

The Esslingen Christmas Market not only had the traditional souvenirs, food and glüewein, they also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
596timothyk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Esslingen markets, particularly the medieval market, were among my favorite markets during our two week Christmas trip. The medieval market was so fun with everyone in costume. Do not miss the Riesenrad (ferris wheel) from the 1600's. The two guys that were manning this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Esslingen Christmas Market not only had the traditional souvenirs, food and glüewein, they also had a medieval theme all over. It was like stepping back in history & seeing how recreation was back when.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 596timothyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This medieval town is a must see. The Christmas markets and shops around the town are gorgeous. Shop, eat and walk around we stayed for several hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 870leesah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here briefly on a weekday afternoon to experience the Xmas & Medieval Markets. It was very busy with plenty to see & do. Marvellous for kids especially. The food and drink on offer is splendid!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most Christmas markets melt in comparison to the authenticity of this Medieval themed market. Surrounded by shopkeepers clothed in costume you can’t help but harken back to the Medieval Winter markets that have carried on in these streets for centuries. The market is laid out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScottD58
Reviewed December 10, 2018

For me this is the best Xmas market, the town, the stalls, Gluhwein, food, people, programme, the whole atmosphere is just perfect. It was my first time this year and I am sure I will be back. I have been to Vienna, Dresden and other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helena H
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Christmas Market with the added bonus of the medieval markets. So much to see and do in the beautiful setting of Esslingen. Food, drink, and crafts. Well worth the trip if you’re anywhere near the area

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic way to get you in the Christmas spirit. Music, entertainment, stalls a plenty and mulled wine. It’s such a stunning city, a must visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank R1430XCjoem
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We visited esslingen specifically to go to the medieval Christmas market but was blown away by just how beautiful the buildings are there. Its just such a pretty town. Wish we'd had more time. The medieval market was so much fun, the costumes and setting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clairemac
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Christmas and Medieval Market in Esslingen am Neckar is located in this city, near Stuttgart. It is a very beautiful Medieval and, in november-december also a Christmas Market, so it is very nice to visit it in thisbperios of the year. It is located in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Zahraa Riyadh A
August 10, 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
March 1, 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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