Esslingen a.N. lies at the foot of the Schurwald (a forest) and is surrounded by vine yards which grow along the Neckar Valley. From the Esslinger Höhen (Esslinger Heights) your view ranges across the cultural and hiking paradise of the “Schwäbische Alb” as well as the state capital, Stuttgart, which can be reached easily on public transport or by car.
We have accumulated a selection of local travel resources for you that will be available to you during your stay if you are interested.
Museum of Esslingen
Gallery of the city of Esslingen
Indoor swimming pool in original art nouveau style
City Theatre House (open air shows every year in June and July)
The oldest champagne cellar in Germany
The Remstal (Rems Valley) forest and wine yards
Art in the wine yards of Strümpfelbach
Hiking on the Schwäbischen Alb
Stuttgart can easily be reached by car as well as public transport
Stuttgart opera, ballet and theatre
Literature and public readings
Vaudeville of the Friedrichsbau
Special city tours
Botanical gardens and Zoo "Wilhelma"
Cruises on the Neckar
Mercedes Benz Museum