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Travel Insider Tips for Herrenberg
Herrenberg is a town in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, about 30 km south of Stuttgart (Stuttgart vacation rentals | Stuttgart travel guide) and 20 km from Tübingen (Tübingen vacation rentals | Tübingen travel guide). After Sindelfingen (Sindelfingen vacation rentals | Sindelfingen travel guide), Böblingen (Böblingen vacation rentals | Böblingen travel guide), and Leonberg (Leonberg vacation rentals | Leonberg travel guide), it is the fourth largest town in the district of Böblingen. The number of inhabitants of Herrenberg exceeded 20,000 in 1972 due to the incorporation of the following formerly independent municipalities: Affstätt, Haslach, Kayh, Kuppingen, Mönchberg (Mönchberg vacation rentals | Mönchberg travel guide), Oberjesingen, and Gültstein.
Herrenberg is situated on the western edge of the Schonbuch forest and is a central town within the Gäu region. The Stiftskirche, which houses the Glockenmuseum, is a visible tourist attraction in the main square. Herrenberg is at the southern end of the S1 S-Bahn train line. It also has connections, via the A81, to Stuttgart and the rest of northern Germany. To the south the A81 provides access to Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Herrenberg is also close to Strasbourg, which is only about 110km to the west The following towns and municipalities border Herrenberg. Herrenberg consists of the town center and the 7 additional towns which were merged in the regional reorganization of the 1960s and 1970s. This includes Affstätt, Gültstein, Haslach, Kayh, Kuppingen, Mönchberg and Oberjesingen. In each different area of Herrenberg there is an office for the district and a town clerk.
Things to See in Herrenberg
Herrenberg has lots of tourist attractions that bring many people to the town. The old town has many restaurants with a large range of meals available. These include Italian, Chinese, Indian, Greek and German restaurants. It also has many icecream shops and cafes.
Many of these restaurants sell food when the Stadtfest (town festival) occurs (normally in July). 25,000 people turn up for the town festival to drink and listen to the live music in the squares.
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More about the History of Herrenberg
Herrenberg was born from the hamlets and Muehlhausen Raisting (Raisting vacation rentals | Raisting travel guide), with the founding of the city in the 13th century. The city was first mentioned in 1278, although in 1228 Pfalzgraf Rudolf von Tübingen (Tübingen vacation rentals | Tübingen travel guide) to "castrum nostrum herrenberc". From 1276 with the construction of the church started. Herrenberg came through sale of Württemberg, and soon became the seat of an office. The first big fire burned 1466 Herrenberg almost completely down and was subsequently rebuilt.
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Located about 30 km south of Stuttgart, Herrenberg is situated on the western edge of the Schonbuch Forest. As the symbol of the town, the Stiftskirche, which houses the Bell Museum, is a major tourist attraction in the main square. The town itself was first founded in the late 1200s. The "Herrenberger Rathaus" (town hall) and the historical ruins of the castle "Schlossberg" are among the historical sites worth visiting in Herrenberg. Large sections of the old city wall are still standing (or have been rebuilt), and numerous timber-framed houses fill the "Old Town" surrounding the "Marktplatz" (market place).
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