Heilbronnis the seven largest city in Baden Württemberg and it enchants its visitors with all kinds of historical buildings, cultural offerings and culinary delights. This large city that is well-known for being a „wine city“, has over around 514 vineyards from which first-class wine originates. We will reveal what you most certainly have to see and try in this city.
Heilbronn is located not far from Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. You can reach the city by car via the main federal motorways A 6 and A 81. However, the good train connection also enables you to travel with public transport. The nearest airport is situated in Stuttgart which is around 50 km away from Heilbronn, and it can be reached with buses, the train or by car within one hour.
For those who travel to Heilbronn, you should definitely go and see the historical buildings, ornate fountains and architecturally ambitious churches in the city-centre. A particular gem is the Kilianskirche „Kilians Church“, one of the first important renaissance buildings in the region.
Another baroque building worth seeing can be found to the East of Heilbronn: in the middle of the Trappensee (lake), there is the Trappenseeschlösschen “Trappensee Small Castle”, a castle-like complex dating back to the 16th Century.
If you want to experience pure culture in Heilbronn then we recommend a visit to the Deutschhofes “German Court”. In this traditional building, you do not only marvel at medieval architecture, there is also a museum with archaeological exhibits housed here.
For classical enthusiasts and music fans, a visit to the Württembergischen Kammerorchesters „Chamber Orchestra“ is an option for a unique evening activity which you are sure to never forget.
The city also has a culinary thing or two to offer: Alongside what is predominantly a red wine that is grown in the local region, above all the Trollinger, you can, for instance, indulge in the culinary delights from the region and all around the world in the historical building of theRatskeller restaurant. Here, in addition to the wild game that they hunt themselves, you can also enjoy lobster, seafood or Swabian specialties such as Swabian raviolis, Rindersauerrahmbraten “roast beef in sour cream” or Spätzle and you can spend a few relaxing hours in the city. The prices here are within the higher category.