The Christkindlesmarkt or Christmas market dates back to the 16th century. It was inspired by the Christkind who was said to bring gifts to children. Others say that a craftsman who made dolls created it.
The gingerbread or lebkuchen of Nuremberg was registered in a monks’ book in the year 1395; however, the currently known lebkuchen originated in 1643.
Frankfurt is located 117 miles away from Nuremberg by train, approximately 2 hours of travel.
The distance between Munich to Nuremberg by train is 93 miles, 1 hour and 10 minutes of travel. By car it’s 104 miles, 2 hours and 10 minutes of travel.
In Germany, when you order the check, they’ll ask you if you want them to charge everything you ordered together or separate. This allows each diner to pay for their own meal.
When you travel to France and Germany and visit a restaurant, you’ll usually be seated at a table that you’ll have to share with strangers.
The "Frankfurter" sausage, are characterized by smoked and spicy flavors. They originated in 1852 by the butchers of Frankfurt, which gave it a more aesthetic and delicate shape.
A very common drink in Germany, especially in the city of Wolfenbüttel, in Lower Saxony, is the Jägermeister. it is an aniseed liqueur that contains more than 56 different herbs.
Sauerkraut is a basic dish in German gastronomy. It is used as a probiotic and side dish for meat. It is made with cabbage or cabbagehead fermented in water with salt.