While many Christmas markets are held throughout Germany in the winter, Rothenburg is famous for its specialty stores where you can enjoy the Christmas spirit not only in winter but all year round. The Käthe Wohlfahrt is located near the Marktplatz in the old town. The store houses a museum dedicated to the history of Christmas and is a popular spot for tourists visiting Rothenburg.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Located along the Romantic Road, one of Germany's main tourist routes, and overlooking the Tauber River, Rothenburg is a medieval town that was founded as a city in the 12th century and prospered until the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century. Walking at your leisure through the intricate cobblestone alleys of the small old town surrounded by city walls, you can enjoy a time travel to a picture book-like world.