Live nativity scene

Nothing is so closely associated with Advent than a traditional Christmas crib. Two little lambs, two sheep, a donkey and two goats all live for the duration of the Christmas Market in the crib in the Sporerstraße near the market hall.

The “Landesschaftzuchtverband Baden-Württemberg” – the state Sheep Breeding Association – looks after the animals with tender loving care and sells its own farm products like cheese and wool clothing in the adjacent shepherd’s stall.

Children’s Fairyland

When the mini railway takes the little visitors on their steaming and loudly hissing journey through the winter landscape, there will be no stopping their amazement. (read on)