A8 30 km
A7 8 km
DISTANCE FROM THE HOTEL
Fair 80 km
HDH railway station 3 km
centre 1,5 km
Airport 80 km
Stuttgart 80 km
Esslingen 70 km
Ulm 47 km
Schlossberg with natural theatre
Aquarena leisure pool
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE CITY OF HEIDENHEIM AN DER BRENZ
The city of Heidenheim has about 50,000 inhabitants and an area of 107 km.
Heidenheim has a strong industrial tradition. The largest regional employer is Voith AG. Further branches of industry are dressing materials, packaging materials, electronics and a number of medium-sized companies.
The most important building and landmark of the city is Hellenstein Castle, built in 1120, from which you have a wide view over Heidenheim and its surroundings.
The inner city of Heidenheim has some architectural highlights to offer: The Protestant Michaelskirche (old parish church of the city), the Elmar-Doch-Haus, the Untere Tor, the Villa Waldenmaier, the Bürgerturm Türmle, the Schlossapotheke, the Webersiedlung, the Heideschmiede, the Alte Eichamt and the old Peterskirche (today cemetery church).
Hellenstein Castle houses the Museum for Carriages, Chaises and Carts, a branch of the Württemberg State Museum.
The Museum im Römerbad exhibits important finds from Roman times. The Kunstmuseum in a former public bath in Art Nouveau organises temporary exhibitions and shows the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Picasso posters as a permanent exhibition. The observatory is located at an altitude of about 500 m in Heidenheim-Mergelstetten on the Erbisberg. The Volkssternwarte is operated by the Astronomieverein Heidenheim. It was inaugurated on 30 September 2006, is the only observatory in the district of Heidenheim and can be used by students and amateur astronomers. Since April 2008 there is also a solar telescope there. Guided tours and astronomical lectures take place in the observatory.