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"After my stay in Crailsheim I am going to Rothenburg. What are the travel options to make this trip and how much does it cost? I will be there in mid September. Thank you." (posted 07/02/2014)

From Crailsheim to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is about 45 km. It is about 35 minutes by car to the city. Information on Crailsheim: http://www.crailsheim.de; Information on Rothenburg: http://www.tourismus.rothenburg.de
Answer provided by Dieter Huber on 07/04/2014
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Where to find good quality groceries?

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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?

"I will be in the Crailsheim/Jagstheim area for a weekend in May and would like to attend a Catholic Mass. Is there a website with the locations of the churches and the mass times?" (posted 04/27/2014)

There is a variety of churches and communities of faith in Crailsheim. The Catholics are a relatively small community of faith. In 2013, 52% of citizens were Protestant, 21% Roman Catholic and 27% belonged to other religions or to no church. The catholic church is to be found at the following website: http://www.kath-kirchen-cr.de/index.php?sid=100 *. It is about 15 km from our vacation home to Crailsheim.
Answer provided by Dieter Huber on 04/28/2014
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There is no Catholic church other than in Stimpfach www. gemeinde Stimpfach.de (St George's Church) and in Crailsheim www.kath-kirche-cr.de
Answer provided by Johann Brenner on 04/28/2014
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"I'll be in Crailsheim in early July on a business trip. During my evenings and weekend I would like to take in as much of the culture, scenery and attractions as possible. What do you suggest a first time visitor to Crailsheim and Germany for that matter should see. Thank you, Micky" (posted 06/17/2017)

Our holiday home is located near Crailsheim, but we live in Bad Dürkheim, about 160 km away. In Crailsheim itself, there are probably no great sights. Info on the Internet: https://www.crailsheim.de/kultur-freizeit/tourismus-stadtinfo/. In Schwäbisch Hall, at a distance of about 25 km from Kirchberg: Old Town, Historical Market Square, Town Hall, St. Michael's Church, St. Katharina Church, Urbanskirche, Groß- und Kleincomburg, Neubausaal, Hospitalkirche, Hällisch-Fränkisches Museum, Hohenloher Freilandmuseum, Fire Brigade Museum, Johanniterkirche, Kunsthalle Würth, Emil Schmidthaus and other museums. ,
Answer provided by Dieter Huber on 06/21/2017
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Crailsheim Overview

Crailsheim is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, 32 km east of Schwäbisch Hall (Schwäbisch Hall vacation rentals | Schwäbisch Hall travel guide), 40 km southwest of Ansbach (Ansbach vacation rentals | Ansbach travel guide) in the Schwäbisch Hall district, incorporated in 1338.

Crailsheim is located on both sides of the Jagst in a wide bay level to the edge of the river. The mountains surrounding the right of the river, "Hardt Crailsheimer", provided a good defense in old times. The western and southwestern edge of the city are the forests which morphologically separate in the south of the Ellwanger.

Things to See in Crailsheim

two Evangelical churches, the Catholic Church

Town hall's 67 meters high tower.

The Johanneskirche, built between 1398 and 1440, is one of the oldest buildings in Crailsheim

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More about the History of Crailsheim

Crailsheim prides itself with the tale of it successfully withstanding a siege by the three imperial cities Schwäbisch Hall (Schwäbisch Hall vacation rentals | Schwäbisch Hall travel guide), Dinkelsbühl (Dinkelsbühl vacation rentals | Dinkelsbühl travel guide), and Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Rothenburg ob der Tauber vacation rentals | Rothenburg ob der Tauber travel guide) forces lasting from 1379 until 1380, a feat which is annually celebrated. In conclusion of the siege, Crailsheim became possession of the Burgrave of Nuremberg (Nuremberg vacation rentals | Nuremberg travel guide). In 1791 it became part of the Prussian administrative region, in 1806 Crailsheim returned to Bavaria and finally became a part of Württemberg in 1810.

The entire city was thoroughly destroyed as a result of allied bombings in World War II. The Johanneskirche (St. John's Church) being the only unharmed building. Subsequently to World War II, Crailsheim became home to the U.S. Army's McKee Barracks which closed on January 15, 1994.

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Crailsheim is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, 32 km east of Schwäbisch Hall, 40 km southwest of Ansbach in the Schwäbisch Hall district, incorporated in 1338.

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