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Stuttgart Christmas Markets 2017
23.11. – 23.12.2016
Rocca, Schillerplatz e Marktplatz
25.11 from 17.00 to 21.00
Monday to Saturday : from 10.00am to 9.00pm
Sunday: from 11.00 am to 9.00pm
Special opening times: 23 November: 5pm – 9pm 17 December: 10am – 10.30pm (Late night shopping)
Christmas Market in Stuttgart, with more than 250 stalls, is surely one of the largest in Europe, and its oldest indeed, boasting a 300 years tradition.
The market lies between the Castle and the church, and keeps fascinating visitors with its lights, colors, smells of cinnamon and vanilla. The courtyard in the Old Palace resonates with Christmas songs, while a huge spruce stands out in the square.
Food stands offer incredible delicacies, from sweets and cakes to mulled wine, roasted almonds and ginger bread, to Svevian specialties.
Children at the Town hall
During Christmas Markets children have a special place at disposal to play and have fun: the Town Hall. On the first floor some professional operators will take care of children with games, books and an extra program full of surprises.
A steam locomotive and carrousel will also be available for the young visitors.
In the weeks preceding Christmas, the city tinges with magic. The main streets of the Old Town are filled up with decorations. Christmas gifts, crystal balls and ornaments peep out of every house. The scents of vin brulè, cinnamon and spices mix up together and spread all around the old town, where one of the most traditional Christmas Markets takes place, with a stunning 250 stands! This is also a good chance to discover Bavaria, with its flavours and tastes.
Villaggio di Natale Finlandese
Anche quest’anno nella città di Stoccarda rivive la magia del Villaggio di Natale Finlandese (Christmas Villane). A Karlsplatz è possibile il Glögi Enjoy (vino caldo), la birra finlandese, il salmone e la renna affumicata su fiamma viva ! I piaceri del palato e prodotti unici: Scoprire lo “ Spirito Kalevala “!
How to get there and car parks
Stuttgart international airport lies 13 kilometres from the city centre
Stuttgart central station is an importnat railway hub in the German train network, and it lies 30 minutes by public transports from the airport.
The following highways serve the city of Stuttgart:
A 8: Karlsruhe – Stuttgart-Munich (Stuttgart centre/ Vaihingen, Stuttgart-Degerloch, Stuttgart-Airport)
A 81: Stuttgart – Heilbronn – Würzburg (exit Stuttgart-Feuerbach Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen)
A 831 / A81: Stuttgart – Rottweil – canto – Bodensee (exit Stuttgart-Zentrum / Vaihingen)
State roads and expressways: B10, B14, B27, B 295
To access some cities in Germany it is necessary to purchase a mark, the Feinstaubplakette”, to be exhibited on the windshield. This rule is now about to extend all over the country.
There are numerous car parks in the city, but tourists should be aware that access to many areas of the city centre is forbidden to private cars, and in some others an eco pass is required to get in. The eco pass is issued upon request and according to the vehicle date of immatriculation.
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