Michelstadt im Odenwald is a small town in Hesse, in the Odenwald, located about 80 km southeast of Frankfurt am Main. The town has ancient origins, the first documentation dates back to the Middle Ages (8th century), when a castle was built there.
Today the town has beautiful old wooden houses, a beautiful 15th century town hall, a medieval castle (Kellereihof), a very old basilica (Einhards-Basilika) dating back to the 9th century and the palace of the Erbach-Fürstenau counts.
MICHELSTADT IM ODENWALD CHRISTMAS MARKET
1) Michelstadt im Odenwald Christmas Market (Michelstadt Weihnachtsmarkt). The Michelstadt im Odenwald Christmas Market is very beautiful, set in the beautiful atmosphere of the medieval city, which is the backdrop for the market stalls and the Christmas decorations and lights. In this country for Christmas there is a truly magical atmosphere. The market also has a section dedicated to arts and crafts, where local artisans show how they do their work and where you can buy their artistic productions. The gastronomic offer is very varied and inviting, you will find an oven where you can taste freshly cooked local products, then there are Christmas sweets and many other culinary specialties of the place. The Michelstadt Christmas is rounded off with a large crib and numerous animations for the children.