As I was in Stuttgart a few days before Christmas, I had to go see what they claim is one of the largest Christmas markets of all. We went down and got a glass of glüwein, which is a mulled wine that is very tasty and was in everyone's hands. It comes in mugs marked with 'Weihnachtsmarkt, Stuttgart,' which you can keep if you want, or you may return them and get your €1 deposit back.
The stalls are laid out with German precision between a large church and the old castle (Altes Schloss) and also in the Schlossplatz. The Schlossplatz was buzzing with people, because it is the main square in downtown Stuttgart and can be reached easily on foot from the Hauptbahnhof station (with the Mercedes-Benz s...Read More