Reutlingen is a German town which is located about 40 km south of Stuttgart. The history of Reutlingen begins in the Middle Ages, to be precise in the 11th century, when a medieval castle was built on the site of the current town. Later, in the 12th century, a small hamlet of houses arose around the castle which became a market place and then in the 16th century Reutlingen became a Free Imperial City. The most important building in Reutlingen is the Gothic Marienkirche, dating from the 13th-14th centuries.
REUTLINGEN CHRISTMAS MARKET
1) Christmas Market (Reutlingen Weihnachtsmarkt). The market usually takes place in front of the Marienkirche church and throughout the pedestrian area of Reutlingen. In the Christmas market there are chalets dedicated to crafts and gastronomy, here you can satisfy your desire to buy local handicrafts or culinary delicacies. Among the main Christmas attractions you will usually find an ice skating rink, a bakery for children, the gingerbread house (Lebkuchenhaus), Christmas carols and music shows, the Advent calendar and a nativity scene with live animals.