Places of interest

The perfect day in Villingen-Schwenningen

The city connects Swabia and Baden Villingen and Schwenningen have existed together as a "double city" since 1972. And thus they offer twice as much pleasure. The border between the Baden and Württemberg regions no longer exists today, but the various influence of the regions can still be felt and experienced in the cultural diversity.

    The morning - pure Middle Ages

    How about a special breakfast to start the day?  Several cafés are available here and thus form the ideal starting point for your discovery tour. Afterwards, the historic old town of VS-Villingen with its medieval gates, towers and numerous guided tours will entice you. For example, listen to the night watchman or follow in the footsteps of the royals. And if you feel like a shopping spree, why not let yourself drift through the alleys and streets. Also worth seeing is the Clock Museum in VS-Schwenningen, after all, the city was once the world's largest location for the clock industry.

    The afternoon - natural environment

    The afternoon, then completely to the unique nature around Villingen-Schwenningen. The Schwenninger Moos is located on the outskirts of the city and invites with its numerous ways to experience and enjoy nature in a relaxed way. The post-glacial moss has been a nature reserve since 1939 and here is also where the Neckar River has its source. The Black Forest Baar Neckar Environmental Center offers exhibitions and events as well as guided tours through the moss.