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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?
Are there any cultural highlights, museums?
Ideas for 2-3 activities and daytrips?
Good restaurants for dinner?
Typical tourist activities or places that one should NOT do, as they are not worthwhile doing.
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Where to find good quality groceries?
Are there any special local events?
Are there any local food specialties one should try out?
What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?"I am trying to plan a trip for the first anniversary of my wife and me. So far, I would like to stay at the castle Burg Hornberg for a couple of days but I’m trying to find things in the area to do. Mosbach is the closest urban area to the castle. Mind you we speak very little German! We love sightseeing and hiking and any amazing view we can get our hands on. Any help would be appreciated so much!" (posted 06/22/2014)
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Travel Insider Tips for Mosbach
Mosbach is situated south of the Odenwald mountains at a height of 134-354m at the confluence of the Neckar and the Elz. The town is part of the conservation area Naturpark Neckartal-Odenwald and the UNESCO Geopark Bergstraße-Odenwald.
Things to See in Mosbach
The historic town centre with the pedestrian area and timber-framed houses
Palm House built in 1610, which is the town’s emblem
Salzhaus, which is the oldest timber-framed house
Altes Rathaus with tower
Former collegiate church, now a parish church, of which the nave is used by the Protestants, and the chancel by the Roman Catholics
Tempelhaus in Neckarelz, which has the character of both a castle and a church
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More about the History of Mosbach
The settlement of Mosbach developed around the Benedictine monastery of Mosbach Abbey ("Monasterium Mosabach"), the first written record of which dates from the 9th century. In 1241 rights and privileges had been granted to Mosbach as an Imperial free city. These rights were lost in 1362 when Mosbach became part of the Electoral Palatinate. In the 15th century Mosbach became the residence of the Electors Palatine Otto I and Otto II. After the end of the Mosbach principality in 1499 the town became the capital of the administrative district of "Oberamt Mosbach" in the Electoral Palatinate. In 1806 the city was made part of the Grand Duchy of Baden. In World War II, the Mosbach area was the location of an underground airplane engine factory.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Mosbach is the capital of the Neckar-Odenwald district in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, about 58 km east of Heidelberg. It has a population of approximately 25,000 people distributed in six boroughs: Mosbach Town, Lohrbach, Neckarelz, Diedesheim, Sattelbach and Reichenbuch.
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