Beyond the stirring sights and fascinating history of Schwäbisch Gmünd, there is plenty more to explore in the surrounding region. The breathtaking landscape between the forest and the mountains will leave nature lovers spoiled for choice – and the Eastern Alb is packed with options for day trips or even multi-day excursions.
The Rems valley
enthralls visitors with its wonderful vineyards, delightful cuisine, and numerous attractions for the whole family.
— The picturesque landscape surrounding Schwäbisch Gmünd
is overlooked by the towering silhouettes of Hohenstaufen, Rechberg, and Stuifen: a trio of mountains perfect for hiking. Visitors can explore a wide range of hiking trails that cater to history buffs, culture vultures, discerning gourmets, and adventurers of all ages.
— Hohenrechberg Castle is ideal for a family outing.
— Schwäbisch Gmünd hosts a rich array of cultural festivals throughout the year.
— The city also boasts a whole host of galleries and museums. Among the outstanding attractions that draw visitors from far and wide are the Prediger Museum and Gallery and the “Ott-Pausersche Fabrik” Silverware Museum. Regular exhibitions are also held at the “Labor im Chor” in the Prediger Cultural Center, the gallery of the Gmünd Art Association in the historic Kornhaus, the Hans Kloss Museum, the Villa Seiz Museum, the School Museum in the Klösterle building, and a variety of private galleries.
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