After our visit to Rothenburg ob der Tauber we paid a visit to the small town of Schwäbisch Hall which is only about 65 kilometres away in Baden-Württemberg. Until now, we only knew the city from pictures on Instagram and from the well-known advertisement of the building society of the same name (“You can build on these stones…”) and were very curious to see which attractions were waiting for us here. Schwäbisch Hall is a town in Baden-Württemberg with about …» Read the full blog post
Travel Reports » State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
Baden-Württemberg has an area of 35,751.46 km², making it the third largest state in Germany after Bavaria and Lower Saxony. The state borders France to the west, Switzerland to the south, Bavaria to the east, and Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate to the north. Over 11 million people live in the state’s 1,101 cities and towns, and the state capital is Stuttgart. Other largest cities in the state are Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Freiburg and Heidelberg. Today, Baden-Württemberg is one of the economically strongest and richest states in Germany. Well-known companies such as the car manufacturers Daimler and Porsche or the software company SAP are at home in Baden-Württemberg.
Among the most famous sights in Baden-Württemberg are the castle in Heidelberg, the flower island Mainau in Lake Constance, the cathedral of Freiburg, the castle Hohenzollern, the castle Lichtenstein, the Mercedes Museum, the spa town Baden-Baden, the residential palace Ludwigsburg, the Europa Park Rust and the National Park Black Forest.
The fairytale castle Lichtenstein has been on our bucket list for a long time, after we had seen so many beautiful photos of it on Instagram and on the internet. Since there is still relatively little going on at the German tourist hotspots due to the Corona pandemic, we took the opportunity in July and paid a visit to the castle. Lichtenstein Castle is located in the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg and can be reached from the nearest largest town …» Read the full blog post