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The romantic town of Gundelsheim.

Only a few kilometres from Bad Wimpfen, amid sun-drenched vineyards, lies the Teutonic Order City of Gundelsheim along with Horneck Castle, the biggest castle on the Neckar after Heidelberg.
Once it was the seat of the Teutonic Knights and today it houses the Siebenbuergisches Museum (Transylvanian Museum).

Many traces of the Teutonic Order can be found in the picturesque town with its half-timbered houses. The town's parish church of St. Nicholas was its former hospital church. Its origins date back to the Middle Ages and it was expanded in the 15th century. It obtained its baroque character during reconstruction work around 1700. Another interesting church building is the Chapel of St. George. It dates from the 13th century and was rebuilt in 1473. Götz von Berlichingen also dwelled in the city. The former Teutonic Order's celebratory hall was situated in Schlossstrasse. In this building, which is decorated with the coat of arms of commander Johann Christoph von Buseck, knights were appointed with the iron hand to the rank of captain.
Gundelsheim is surrounded by idyllic vineyards. Vineyard cultivation has a long tradition here. The large vineyard location of Staufenberg in Wuerttemberg is known nationwide. Old stone terraces and walls several meters high secure the steepest vineyard site in the country. The "Black Urban", an ancient grape variety of the Teutonic Knights, was rediscovered here. A good way to experience the many facets of Gundelsheim is by going on a hike. On a guided wine tour with wine tasting, you can taste the delicious wines amidst noble grape vines from the famous wine region "heavenly kingdom" high above the Neckar valley.

In addition, the city fascinates through its variety of leisure facilities. Whether you want to partake in sports or relax, this is the right place for you. In addition, you will find a great variety of restaurants - "from taverns to gourmet restaurants". Do you love chocolate? The nationally known chocolate factory Schell, with its own café, is located on Schlossstrasse.

Gundelsheim is an ideal starting point for hiking and cycling along the Neckar. For example, you can experience the fascinating Neckar path. This quality trail leads from the Electoral Palatinate to the Imperial Palace. One stage leads to Bad Wimpfen 12 km away.

In Gundelsheim you can spend active and relaxing days. Be our guest in your vacation. Visitors will find numerous accommodation opportunities to suit all budgets and a well-equipped campsite for caravans. The campsite "Burgenblick" is located directly on the Neckar river.
The best way to explore the Teutonic Order City of Gundelsheim is on a leisurely sightseeing walk or on a guided tour. There are a variety of interesting thematic tours.

Opening hours and contact:

April to October: Monday to Friday 09.00 am to 06:00 pm
Additionally on Saturday, 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

Contact:
I-Punkt in Gundelsheim
Tiefenbacher Str. 16
D 74831 Gundelsheim
Tel. +49 (0) 6269-9619
Fax +49 (0) 6269-9696
Email: tourismus(at)gundelsheim.de
www.gundelsheim.de