Welcome to Esslingen am Neckar

Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

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The city of charming medieval architecture

It is a city located in the state of Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany. Situated on the Neckar River, Esslingen is known for its charming medieval architecture, narrow streets, and half-timbered houses. The city has a rich history that dates back to the Roman era and has preserved much of its medieval character. Esslingen is also renowned for its annual Christmas Market, which is one of the oldest and most traditional in Germany.

Esslingen has a significant wine-making tradition and is recognized for its local vineyards and wine culture. The city and its surrounding region, known as the Neckar Valley, have vineyards that produce several varieties of wine, including Riesling, Trollinger, and Lemberger. Esslingen even hosts a traditional wine festival called "Esslinger Weinfestival" where visitors can sample local wines and experience the wine culture of the area.

Places to visit

old town

Esslingen Old Town

The historic center of Esslingen is a must-visit, featuring well-preserved medieval architecture, half-timbered houses, and picturesque streets.


Burg Esslingen

This castle, located on a hill overlooking the city, provides stunning views of Esslingen and houses the Municipal Museum (Stadtmuseum) with exhibits on local history and culture.

vine yard

Esslingen Vineyards

Explore the vineyards in and around Esslingen, where you can take a walk through the scenic landscapes, visit local wineries, and sample regional wines.