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Visiting Esslingen

23/12/2015 - 08:00-0 Comments by | brazil flag

Esslingen is a charming little town with medieval characteristics and which is here near Stuttgart. As well as Stuttgart, the city is also cut by the Neckar River and is famous for its vineyards. The first and oldest manufacturer of German Sparkling is located in Esslingen, it is called Kessler.

Esslingen view

Some people say the best Christmas Market in the region takes place there, full of medieval characteristics and attractions.

At the highest point of the town is the Esslingen “Burg” (Castle). It is the oldest fortification of the city and has never been used as housing, but to protect the city against attacks.

Esslingen Burg

To get there, you can catch the local train (S1 line), which takes about 20 minutes to arrive, leaving the main station “Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof”.

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