This huge square has been an important historical spot, as it was once an area for military exercises. Today it has a dynamic fountain with alternating jets and a peaceful green field with some trees. We're not talking about a forest here, but it's enough to find a peaceful green spot in the city centre, and there are plenty of opportunities to relax here.
With the mountain streets and the green area of the Dominican church, this is the 3rd largest Christmas market in the city. This elegant square is surrounded by half-timbered houses that recently hosted the market (years ago Christmas happened in Alsace), but it's now closer to Little Venice. As with any nice Christmas market, here you'll find wooden toys, crafts and many local specialties, as well as a wide selection of hot drinks to alleviate the cold.