Germany: Rothenburg ob der Tauber at Christmastime

The fairytale town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in northern Bavaria becomes even more magical at Christmas/holiday time when the it gets decorated with ornaments, Christmas trees, and the special craft markets. In fact – Rothenburg ob der Tauber is the ultimate Christmas town, where many of the Christmas traditional originate from. The town is famous for its traditional “Reiterlesmarkt” pre-Christmas market and the world-renown Christmas store – Kathe Wohlfarcht store and the Christmas Museum – the decorations here are simply surreal.