This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Schwäbisch Hall.
Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is located around seventy kilometres northeast of Stuttgart, the capital of the state. Departing from Stuttgart, the easiest options to get to Schwäbisch Hall are train connections or a car. No matter if you take a train or a car, the trip is quite convenient and takes around seventy minutes. Around thirty-eight thousand people live in the town whose history dates back to the fifth century. Back then the settlement was founded by the Celts. It is an old saltmaker's town and the resource salt has played an important role for the local economy and its growth for centuries. There is even a salt festival and the so-called day of salt where you can see on site how real salt is gained from Hall's original brine.
There are numerous hotels and guesthouses in the centre of Schwäbisch Hall. Additional accommodations can be found in the east of the town, in Hessental. If you prefer a cheap place to stay or you are on a tight budget, you can also book a Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel, though options are limited. Your Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel is only five minutes’ walk from the town centre and the facilities have been renewed and modernized lately. Therefore, a Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel is a good and cheap option for families or younger travelers who do not need a party hostel. Free Wi-Fi is common and free parking are common at a Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, Germany hostel.
If you like culture, check out the Hällisch-Frankische Museum and the Hohenloher Freilandmuseum. They are worth visiting and show the history of the region starting from the Middle Ages. It is very recommendable to stroll around the lovely old town centre. The architecture belongs to the most picturesque in south Germany. The River Kocher flows through the town centre. The partially preserved beautiful town wall, roofed wooden bridges, and several old towers are perfect for some relaxation and beautiful pictures.
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