A genuinely idyllic landscape and a venerable centre of culture and knowledge is what characterises the city of Tübingen and the surrounding region, which has numerous sights, leisure facilities and events. Tübingen is ideally located, in the centre of the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg, close to the shopping town of Metzigen, thestate capital, Stuttgartand the Swabian Jura.
Enjoy the exciting contrast between urban style and a natural, peaceful setting. Contemporary living meets historic buildings. Right in the centre of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, you get to experience a variety-packed holiday, one which will ensure you enjoy unforgettable moments.
A university town since 1477, it is the contrast of the traditional and the contemporary which still characterises the cityscape of Tübingen. The extensively regenerated city centre which dates from medieval times still represents the social significance of times past. The many students, all the hustle and bustle in the cosy cafes, bars and restaurants are symbolic of today’s contemporary development of Tübingen. Gaze in wonder at the inspiring buildings in the Old Town area of Tübingen on a journey on the river in one of the many punts, which take you right into the middle of the city on the River Neckar. Numerous museums, exhibitions, events and the well-known film festival ensure cultural highlights in the city in Baden-Wurttemberg.
Tübingen’s city museum in particular, is dedicated to its outstanding local artist – the famous silhouette artist Lotte Reiniger, a legendary shadow theatre actor and pioneer of the trick film.
Whether it is in Landestheater Tübingen, in Tubinger Kunsthalle, in the Zimmertheater Tübingen or in one of the many libraries in the city – during your city break in Tübingen you will always encounter the historical, regional and contemporary influences of a stronghold of knowledge and culture.
Along with the sheer endless cultural sights and events there are numerous green spaces in the town and in the area around Tübingen alike. In the middle of the town and in a central geographical location in the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg little areas of forest are like Elysium. As an ‘island of bliss’ you will be away from all the hustle and bustle in the town itself. A little bit of time out; whether it is by yourself, as a couple or as part of a group.
A historically significant and breath-taking natural scenery with caves, castles, monasteries and much more awaits; the Swabian Jura is your place to enjoy some relaxing hikes, exciting cycle tours or other sporting endeavours. Discover the geological and archaeological importance of the region in GeoPark Schwabische Alb. There are lots of fossils, impressive caves, meteor craters, and much to awaken your interest in finding out more about the geography of the area;
Wurmlinger Chapel, which has been mentioned in poems and texts written by local poet Ludwig Uhland, is a classic hiking destination in the region. Head out on interesting day tips with your partner, your family or your friends – whether it is to Schönbuch Nature Park to the north of Tübingen, to the Neo-Gothic Burg Hohenzollern in the area close to Tübingen, to the medieval Kloster Bebenhausen right next to Tübingen or to the romantic Schloss Lichtenstein. Here, where kings, dukes and knights once left their tracks, is a place where today anyone will find ideal leisure facilities – very close to the town.
City Hotel Krone Tübingen; a holiday in the centre of the university town
Nestling in the centre of the variety-packed town of Tübingen is the traditional, family-managed Hotel Krone Tübingen. In the City Hotel Tübingen, as well as international and regional cuisine in the stylish ambience of the Uhland Stube, in Ludwigs Café over a leisurely drink at the bar, you get to enjoy a really cool location too.
At the end of an adventure-packed day, in the wellness area of the Hotel Krone Tübingen you get to enjoy a relaxing time. After a hot sauna or invigorating Kneipp treatment, you will be rewarded by the breath-taking view over the rooftops of Tübingen.