The charming and picturesque town of Schwetzingen enjoys a prime location in one of Germany’s most romantic regions. Traditional architecture, authentic charm and a warm welcome await travellers visiting this serene and scenic place. Almost as if it was completing the image of picturesque perfection, a small stream runs through the city, diving it into distinct yet sizzling districts. A rich historical heritage exudes from the atmospheric Old Town, and the city’s internationally renowned castle provides a rich reminder of the prosperous past.
Hailed as one of Germany’s most pristine and perfectly preserved palaces, Schwetzingen Schloss is an opulent and ornamental masterpiece of architecture. Constructed in the 18th century, the remarkable regal residence is as artistic as it is appealing; monumental gardens stretch up the palace’s fabulous façade, heralding the existence of the beautiful building like proud trumpeters. Amongst other visual highlights of the inspiring interior are the consecrated chapel, the fine French décor and elegant stairways that swirl as if leading to heaven.
Wander the gorgeously green gardens in order to enjoy skilled topiary, antique fountains, bounteous border displays and fabulous flowers; the palace is like an outdoor museum honouring baroque beauty and regal resplendence.
Enjoy a truly traditional taste of German gastronomy at the rustic and refreshing Schwetzinger Brauhahus zum Ritter. Succulent and sumptuous cuts of meat are grilled to perfection then served with seasonal accompaniments based on age old recipes. The on-site brewery means the pints of beer you’ll sip are sure to be some of the region’s most refreshing.(Schlossplatz 1, 68723, Schwetzingen, Germany)