Murrhardt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated in south Germany, around forty-two kilometres northeast of Stuttgart, the capital of the state. You can take either a car or a train to get to Murrhardt. There are regular train links from Stuttgart available. Consider the rush hours if you want to get there by car; departing from Stuttgart on a Friday afternoon can be very busy. Around fourteen thousand people live in the small town, which was founded in the second century by the Romans. The village was called “Vicus Murrensis” and it was part of a Roman province. The centre of the town boasts some lovely architecture. The market place, including the timber-framed houses, is very picturesque.
If you want to stay some days in Murrhardt, there are some hotels and guesthouses open, as well as options for a Murrhardt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel. Your Murrhardt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel will be focused on families and school classes, and it is not a party place. Especially during the summer holiday season, from June to August, the place can be busy. Therefore, if you want to visit the area during that period, booking ahead at your hostel in Murrhardt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany is recommendable.
The Carl-Schweizer-Museum is a worth-seeing attraction for culture and history lovers. The exhibitions include collections of the local wildlife as well as items from the times when the town was part of the Roman Empire. Additionally, there are documents and items from the Middle Ages put on display. From November to April, the museum is closed. If you like some outdoor activities, hiking and walking along the German Limes-Bikeway are recommendable. The Limes once was the border between the Roman Empire and the Germanic tribes living in the area back then. This cycle path links numerous sights from the Roman era. You'll encounter preserved, and -- in some cases -- reconstructed forts as well as reconstructed Limes watchtowers along the route.
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