The Neckar valley - unique experiences!
Welcome to Baden-Württemberg!
View to the Neckar front
You are searching for unspoiled nature and beautiful landscapes? You want to discover culture, romantic and unique cities? You are excpecting culinary specialties, entertainment, traditional spas, countless sports offers and shopping? Welcome to the Neckar Valley in Baden-Württemberg.
The Neckar is the twelve largest river in Germany and has a vibrant history. The river is situated in the sunny side of Germany. And here are many attractions. The most frequently visited highlights are towns like Rottweil, Tübingen, Esslingen, Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Marbach, Mannheim and Heidelberg. Other attractions in the Neckar valley include romantic castles and palaces, famous museums and old tradtions. Discover our region and take your time to enjoy the magnificient landscapes, warm hospitality and culinary delights.
The fascinating Neckar Valley!
Sport, Fun, Culture & Recreation
Some parts of the Neckar valley are often acclaimed as in insider tip. You will find idyllic places, such as forets, meadows and vineyards. Plenty of cultural and historical treasures are waiting to be discovered. Spend a pleasant time in picturesque villages with their medieval character, idyllic squares and religious buildings along the Neckar River. The valley ist full of surprises.
No matter what you sport - hiking, jogging, cycling, horse riding, golfing or almsot any other activity - you will find a host of opportunities on the Neckar valley. For example the Neckar valley cycle path. The 365 km long bicycle route leads you from the source of the Neckar river in Villingen-Schwenningen to Heidelberg. A hiking experience between Heidelberg and Bad Wimpfen is the 126 km-long route Neckarsteig. Here you can expect breathtaking views, picturesque villages and castles. You do not speak English? Vist our German-language version.
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The best reasons to visit the Neckar Valley:
Cities & villages
More than 60 impressively beautiful cities and villages are situated in the Neckar Valley. There are many interesting places to visit while here! Legendary Heidelberg, Tübingen and Stuttgart are undoutly some of the nicest spots in Germany.
Castles & palaces
The Neckar Valley has one of the highest concentrations of castles and palaces in Baden-Württemberg. A lot of them are currently open to the public. Royal dynasties, dukes and earls have their origins in this region. Very well known are the palaces in Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart and Heidelberg.
Events & festivals
Here you'll find some of the most popular events and festivals held at the river Neckar. For example the Cannstatter Volksfest - Cannstatt Beer Festival. It's one of the most popular festivals of this kind in the world. Or visit the Heidelberg Castle Illuminations. This is a magnificent firework show that is put on three times a year. There are plenty of events that are not to be missed.
The best things to do and see on the Neckar valley. There are plenty of activities that are not to be missed. One thing is for certain: The Neckar valley is a paradise for all those who want to discover adventures and culture. Here you can choose from many active, romantic and varied recreational activities.
The culinary delights of the Swabian and Baden region are reason enough to pay the Neckar Valley a visit. In almost every town or village you'll find the unique Baden-Württemberg's culinary delights. In our region you'll find numerous gourmet restaurants with Michelin stars. For lovers of good food, superb wines and local beers - to try the local cuisine is an absolute must!
The Neckar Valley is located in the heart of Europe. Here you will find useful information about the climate, shopping, sports, curreny, opening times and how to get here.
Accommodation just as you desire! Are you looking for accommodation that suits you? Whatever your particular needs, soon you'll find suitable accommodation here! The range of accommodation is huge - from small budget guesthouses up to luxury hotels. Here we would like to introduce you different hotels, guesthouses, holiday rentals, farmhouse holidays and apartments on the Neckar.
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