Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is a town in the southwest of the country. It is located in the district of Reulingen and around forty kilometres away from the state capital Stuttgart. Around twelve thousand people permanently live in the town, which offers several museums and beautiful late-Medieval and half-timbered architecture. The Swabian Jura, a well-known mountain range, is another reason for tourists to visit the region. The mountain range, also known by the name of Swabian Alps, extends around two hundred kilometres in length and forty kilometres in width. The Swabian Alps, in German “Schwäbische Alb,” offer excellent opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking, biking, climbing, and enjoying the unspoilt nature are very popular activities.
If you plan to stay in Bad Urach, you can choose from numerous hotels and some guesthouses; options for a Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel exist. Most places offer free parking and free Wi-Fi. Your hostel in Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is located a bit outside of town centre in the green. Since the town is comparatively compact, it is no problem to walk from the centre back to your hostel in Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. If you arrive by train, it takes around ten minutes to arrive to your Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel. Therefore, the facilities of your Bad Urach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel will be clean, new, and of good quality.
The town's landmark is the ruins of Hohenurach Castle. The abandoned castle was built in the eleventh century, and, after an eventful history, left in the eighteenth century. Nowadays, it is a popular destination with locals and tourists. It is also a really nice area to hike. Urach Residential Palace, in German Residenzschloss Urach, is a complex built in the early fifteenth century as the new home of Count Ludwig I von Württemberg. The excellent design of the interior gives you a real impression how the life in such a residence was back then. Particularly the Golden Hall offers a lovely interior design, which was made for opulent wedding celebrations. In the town centre, architecture lovers should also visit the Church of Saint Amandus. The origins date back to the late fifteenth century and the church was built in the Gothic style for Eberhard the Bearded.
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