Activities in the Schurwald forest area

Fascinating surroundings

Other activities

Tips for leisure-time and recreational activities
You can enjoy culinary delights at Panorama-Lichtenwald, or at Naturfreundehaus Lichtenwald
  • Climbing
  • Water sports
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • High ropes course and climbing park
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Indoor sports


Altes Rathaus Esslingen
Located in the middle of the Stuttgart region, Esslingen boasts a beautiful and captivating Old Town Centre. Take a stroll through the narrow medieval streets in the historical Old Town and experience history up close. Your excursion will prove to be a unique experience as you pass by stunning churches surrounded by beautiful old timber-framed houses.
  • Esslingen Castle (Esslinger Burg)
  • Historical Old Town
  • Timber-framed houses
  • Churches
  • Monasteries and medieval tithe and storehouses
  • Historical Medieval Market
  • Weekly market


Marktplatz Schorndorf
Daimler Geburtshaus Schorndorf
History is all around you when you visit Schorndorf. Famous citizens of Schorndorf have left their mark in various places around the town. Such citizens include Gottlieb Daimler and Barbara Künkelin, the latter having been the fearless leader of the famous Schorndorfer Weiber (Women of Schorndorf) group that saved the town from French invaders in 1688. As you make your way through picturesque narrow streets lined with timber-framed houses in the historical Old Town, you will come across numerous speciality shops with a remarkable selection of interesting items – and staff who can offer you expert advice. It’s best to combine your shopping with a stroll through the pedestrian zone, and to then stop at one of the many cafés that can be found in the romantic town of Schorndorf.
  • House where Gottlieb Daimler was born
  • Historical Town Hall
  • Timber-framed houses
  • Churches
  • Schorndorf Castle (Burgschloss)
  • Historical marketplace
  • Medieval Old Town Centre


Schloss Stuttgart
© Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Werner Dieterich
Grabkapelle Rotenberg
© Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Jürgen Pollak
When people think of Stuttgart, they think of art, automobiles and Swabian culinary delights. Stuttgart will inspire you both day and night. The city is home to numerous cafés and restaurants that offer a perfect setting to relax after spending the day marvelling at historical buildings and visiting fascinating museums. Our tip for you: The best way to discover Stuttgart is to take the CityTour.
  • Sepulchral Chapel (Grabkapelle)
  • Weissenhof Estate (Weissenhofsiedlung)
  • Wilhelma zoological-botanical garden
  • Karlshöhe overlook
  • Schlossplatz palace square
  • Art Museum Stuttgart (Kunstmuseum)
  • Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
  • Mercedes-Benz & Porsche Museum

Swabian Jura

Schwäbische Alb
Schwäbische Alb - Burg
The Swabian Jura (Schwäbische Alb) is a place of never-ending adventure and discovery. However, it also features plenty of historical attractions, offering something fun and interesting for everyone.
  • Hiking
  • Castles, palaces and ruins
  • Caves
  • Traces of the Staufer and Hohenzollern dynasties
  • Bicycle tours
  • Mountain biking and bike parks
  • Following in the footsteps of the Romans and Celts

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