Feel the past - enjoy the here and now

Arrive joyfully and stay with pleasure!

Esslingen - centuries young

Esslingen am Neckar attracts with its historic Old Town and many experiences. Whether it's a day trip with the family, a company excursion or a weekend for two: there's a lot to discover here. Because the city has a profile - in every regard. And we have the right tips for your perfect city trip. Let us inspire you!


Going on a journey of discovery

Esslingen is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Germany. Here you can not only explore 1,200 years of city history and more than 800 historical monuments, but the Esslingen shopping world also promises eventful shopping and enjoyment moments. If you would like to delve deeper into the city's history, we recommend one of our exciting city tours. We also offer special tours for groups.

Discover the city - experience the special

We will take you on one of our guided tours

Mit dem Kanu durch die Altstadt und bis zum Wasserhaus - der Guide ist mit dabei

 Our tip for an unforgettable leisure experience in Esslingen

Canoe tours on the Neckar

Simply throw everyday life overboard and experience an unforgettable day! Because the trips on the Esslingen city canals are refreshingly different. On our boat tours you will experience the city from an unusually casual perspective.

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Stände des Mittelaltermarks vor dem Alten Rathaus

back to the middle ages

The most eventful Christmas market in Germany 

For almost four weeks, the Medieval Market & Christmas Market opens its doors and inspires many 100,000 people.

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Esslingen Event-Highlights 

The city likes to celebrate. And it is proud of ambitious, sophisticated and outstanding events. In winter we celebrate the popular Esslingen Christmas Market. The rest of the year, too, the city offers plenty to experience.



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