An excellent location!
"So very nice and not expensive," said the British film magnate who stopped with his Rolls Royce in Schwäbisch Hall for a short coffee break. He stayed for eight days. Schwäbisch Hall. Open-minded, tolerant and international. An exciting town. A unique old town centre, great museums, and many excursions await you. No stretch of land in Germany has so many castles as the Hohenlohe region. The Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes, the Swabian-Franconian Forest Nature Reserve and the Bühlertal valley. Car fans will want to visit Langenburg Castle and its car museum. Or would you prefer the open-air museum in Wackershofen? The hostel is located at high altitude with views over the town and just a 5-minute walk away from the town centre.
- Freibad Schenkenseebad - outdoor swimming pool
Summer in the city: bathing fun of a special kind (20 minutes)
- Leisure pool
Water fun for all ages (20 minutes)
Slide down through the throat of an anaconda while sitting in a tyre - whoosh! The water even flows uphill here!
- Solebad - salt-water baths
Contrast baths for your well-being (20 minutes)
- Haller Salzgrotten - salt caves
With 60 tons of pure natural salt, spread over about 120 m2, the Haller salt caves harbour a wealth of valuable minerals and are just waiting to be discovered. (20 minutes)
Hiking - nothing but nature
- Wackershofen - Hohenloher Freilandmuseum (open-air museum)
Leave your everyday life behind and immerse yourself in a bygone age (60 minutes)
- Einkorn mountain via the former Benedictine monastery of Großcomburg
Lots to experience
- Tours of the old town centre - Hall and salt - Hall at night - Jewish life in Hall
- "Hall for Kids" - a child-friendly way to get to know the history of the imperial city. Suitable for children between 8 and 16 years of age.
- Night Watchman Tours - on his nightly tour, the night watchman reports on the origins of the night watch, on the tasks of the night watchman and life in a mediaeval city.
- Other guided tours can be found HERE
- Feuerwehrmuseum (Fire Brigade Museum) - There are more than 6,000 exhibits on display in the traditional and historical museum.
- Hallisch-Franconian Museum - the museum, in the mediaeval heart of Hall, displays the history, art and culture of the imperial city and its surroundings in over 3000 m2 of exhibition space
- Brewery tours - very good. A warm, malty aroma rises up from one of the two huge brew kettles, where the brew simmers away. Experience it for yourself!
- Old masters in the Johanniterhalle - St John's Hall, a former church dating from the 12th century, was re-opened as a museum in November 2008.
- Historical town of Vellberg and its mediaeval fortress (11 km)