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"Why should someone do a vacation in Herrenberg? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Herrenberg, which everyone visiting Herrenberg should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Herrenberg that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 09/02/2014)

Herrenberg impressed by the market place with its half-timbered architecture, the extraordinary collegiate church high above the town (with Kantor, own choir and orchestra) and the recreation area Nice book, a wooded ridge that runs to Tübingen. Mr. Berg is surrounded by the Black Forest, Swabian Alb, Lake Constance and the state capital of Stuttgart. Day trips from nature to culture tours are offered in countless variations. Ideal connections of public transport (S-Bahn, Ammertalbahn, Schönbuchbahn, regional trains, long-distance) and a network of bike paths promise car-free enjoyment. In particular, I would like to recommend a performance of the Stuttgart Ballet in Stuttgart State Theater.
Answer provided by Helga Wartner on 09/02/2014
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Lady power, Germany is always worth traveling, always and everywhere. Especially southern Germany. Mr. Berg is a medieval town with lots of history. It is small and well arranged. There are some nice shops. Tourists from Herrenberg always visit Tübingen. It is because Mr. Berg does not offer much. I'm doing city tours and knows it. Beautifully book is parking at the feet of Herrenberg and is a tourist attraction. Otherwise we fall, here in Tübingen, not much a, unfortunately. I will send you some more left. Best regards, Your Ludmila Schreiner
Answer provided by Ludmila Schreiner on 09/02/2014
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About Herrenberg itself can ikch give you any advice, but it is by Mr. Berg in half an hour in Tübingen, in the Black Forest or eg derf Hohenzollern castle. Insofar Herrenberg is very skilled as a starting point. Greetings Helmut Helten
Answer provided by Birgit Helten on 09/02/2014
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"I will be accompanying my husband on a business trip and will be staying in Herrenberg. It is my first time in Germany. I speak little German. Since I will be mostly on my own during the day, what do you suggest to do and see?" (posted 06/20/2015)

We have just returned from vacation. In Herrenberg I know myself not aus.Tübingen is not far and easy to reach by train: www.tuebingen-info.de
Answer provided by Birgit Helten on 06/25/2015
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"i will come to Herrenberg December and stay for 5 days. Any recommend of nice place to visit to. Thanks for reply." (posted 11/15/2015)

Dear visitors of the beautiful city of Herrenberg, this is ideally located between the Black Forest, Swabian Alb, Lake Constance and the city of Stuttgart. So it's worth, fan out in all four directions, you will always have a different experience. In Herrenberg you should definitely take a walk on the Schlossberg company, from where you have a beautiful view of the surroundings, while the most impressive collegiate church with its bell museum (open on Sundays) can visit. The original altar of this church is located in the Landesmuseum Stuttgart. Likewise, a stroll through the old town with its half-timbered houses and the traffic-free square is recommended. In bad weather a visit to the mineral spa in Böblingen with wonderful sauna area, or the mineral bath Bad Cannstatt worthwhile. Attractions near the university town of Tübingen, Waldenbuch with Castle and Museum Ritter Sport, Castle Ludwigsburg, the half-timbered town of Esslingen, and the Hermann Hesse Museum in Calw. I hope to have given you with this information some suggestions. Kind regards, Helga Wartner
Answer provided by Helga Wartner on 11/17/2015
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Hello, I know Herrenberg not as good, but it's not too far to Tübingen and Stuttgart. Depending on how far you want to drive, there is also a trip to the Black Forest or even up to Lake Constance is worth. In December there will be in the region of beautiful Christmas markets in Tübingen from 11:12. until 13:12. Bebenhausen has a beautiful monastery. Also worth a trip is the Burg Hohenzollern, even there, there is a remarkable Christmas market. Who would like Outlets shopping, take the train to Metzingen. Otherwise wander im Schönbuch or Black Forest, when the weather participates. I wish nice stay. Best regards Vera German man
Answer provided by Vera Deutschmann on 11/18/2015
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Hello, Very beautiful places are the old town of Tübingen and the Tübingen castle . Is a popular event and the very old monastery in Tübingen - Bebenhausen . The Hohenzollern Castle is located about half an hour drive from Tübingen a popular destination . The Outlet in Metzingen Reutlingen - is a must. Best regards Gerlinde Dürkop
Answer provided by Gerlinde Dürkop on 11/16/2015
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"i will go to Herrenberg in the end of September for 4 days, what things can I do during my visiting. Any tourism place recommend?" (posted 08/10/2016)

Mr. Berg is a nice little town, very close to Stuttgart and Tübingen. Tübingen is pure Middle Ages and has a castle and punt am Neckar. Stuttgart, Mercedes Benz and Porsche Museum. Wonderful wine region and many fine restaurants. Yours sincerely, L.Schreiner
Answer provided by Ludmila Schreiner on 08/11/2016
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Herrenberg Overview

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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