The small town Blaubeuren, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated near the city Ulm in the south of Germany. The biggest attraction are the caves around Blaubeuren; The Swabian Alb is Germany’s largest karst region and consequently are home to numerous caves, where very important historic artifacts from the Ice Age were found. These significant finds are displayed in the local Prehistoric museum. Visitors can also see the natural blue spring, "Blautopf," literally translated as blue pot, which is the source of the River Blau. The historic centre offers beautiful old timbered houses, and for this reason Blaubeuren is part of the German Timber-Frame Road, a scenic route full of timber architecture stretching from the Elbe River in north of Germany to Lake Constance in the south of Germany. In addition to that, a picturesque old abbey attracts visitors and active tourists can use the scenic nature surrounding Blaubeuren to hike and relax.
Blaubeuren is a small town, but accommodations are available, and you can also find a Blaubeuren, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel. Since school classes, youth groups, and other travelers are also interested in a cheap place to stay, your Blaubeuren, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel may be booked out in the summer season, especially between June and August. If you cannot find a bed in which to sleep in Blaubeuren, check out the city of Ulm, which is situated nearby. There you have additional hostels in which to spend the night.
Blaubeuren is not a town for great parties and infamous nights out. The majority of the travelers do not come for the nightlife and prefer a cosy evening. Nevertheless, in this traditional town you can try out the rich local cuisine and have a beer or two in the local restaurants and pubs. This local and relaxed atmosphere makes Blaubeuren also a suitable destination for families with kids, and larger, older travel groups.
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