Esslingen Market

The Esslingen Christmas Market is medieval themed! It was so cool to visit, even though it was pouring rain most of the evening :)

 The pretty village road leading to the Christmas market.

The pretty village road leading to the Christmas market.

 It was so festive and cheerful, even in the rain.

It was so festive and cheerful, even in the rain.

 I love the big Weihnachts Pyramid!

I love the big Weihnachts Pyramid!

 It looks like the perfect Gingerbread town :)

It looks like the perfect Gingerbread town :)

 So much rain!

So much rain!

 Into the medieval part! I liked the cool tents and fun costumes.

Into the medieval part! I liked the cool tents and fun costumes.

 There was an indoor area of the market with some medieval-themed games.

There was an indoor area of the market with some medieval-themed games.

 A neat middle eastern-themed tent.

A neat middle eastern-themed tent.

 Fun uniforms! I like the chef hats.

Fun uniforms! I like the chef hats.

 I don't really know what those wooden structures were for, but they looked cool!

I don't really know what those wooden structures were for, but they looked cool!

 Everything you need to dress like a knight — including a wooden sword :)

Everything you need to dress like a knight — including a wooden sword :)

 Esslingen is a medieval town, so the rustic streets go perfectly with the market theme.

Esslingen is a medieval town, so the rustic streets go perfectly with the market theme.

 Every Christmas market I've been to has at least one booth that sells brushes and brooms. I'm not exactly sure why, but they are always fun to look at.

Every Christmas market I've been to has at least one booth that sells brushes and brooms. I'm not exactly sure why, but they are always fun to look at.

 Fun wooden animals.

Fun wooden animals.

 A lovely visit to Esslingen in the rain!

A lovely visit to Esslingen in the rain!

Kathryn Lyde1 Comment