Tourist Attractions

Romantic churches, imposing castles and medieval villages – the Hohenstaufen dynasty have left behind many sights worth seeing. Here are a few tourist destinations, which are popular with our guests:

Kloster Lorch
The cloister complex built in 1102 with church, conclave, outbuildings and cloister garden is opened to visitors. A 30-metre long panoramic image illustrates the history of the Hohenstaufen dynasty. Guided tours are held regularly, also especially for children. The complex has full wheelchair access.

Schwäbisch Gmünd
The welcoming marketplace with its appealing street cafés brings together 800 years of history. If you are interested in urban history, a guided tour of the historic city centre is highly recommended.

Bronze cast by the art foundry Strassacker in Süßen
The family-run business is one of the world’s most renowned manufacturers in this traditional industry. Here, you can, for example, view and buy art works for your home and garden.

Märklin Museum 
The Märklin Museum in Göppingen enchants young and old alike. The famous model railway extends over more than 1,000 square metres. Guided tours are also available.