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  • Dinkelsbühl - astonishing city

    Tourist-Information, Altrathausplatz 14, 91550 Dinkelsbühl

    How to Get There?


      Ellwangen main train station is the nearest station to Dinkelsbühl Centre. The distance to the town is a only 25 minutes ride wight the car or 40 minutes with the Bus line 7867 to ZOB Schwedenwiese, Dinkelsbühl. Trains from the Deutsche Bahn reach the stations daily.

      DB BAHN

      Follow the highway A9 and take the exit 53-Kreuz Nürnberg-Ost. Afterwards follow the A6 towards Heilbronn/N.-Fähre and then use the exit 49-Feuchtwangen-Nord. Thread in B25 to Dinkelsbühl and from there simply follow the instructions to the centre of Dinkelsbühl.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 49.067020
      LONGTITUDE: 10.325940



      The nearest airport from Dinkelsbühl is Nuremberg airport (Flughafen Nürnberg NUE). Only one hour and 20 minutes away with a car. Daily many flights from different airlines are reaching the airport Nuremberg.

      Nearest airport

      Flughafen Nürnberg NUE

    Why Go There?

    Astonishing city, plenty of towers and completely preserved city wall and beautiful landscape. Dinkelsbühl is a very fascinating town, where a lot of historical things can be discovered.

    Dinkelsbühl is a rich town,lying on the river, in Bavaria, It is a medieval city with completely sustained city walls, which was founded by the Carolingian kings in the 8th century. The historic old town remains undamaged in both world wars, it was perfectly preserved one of the most important cultural monuments in Europe.

    Dinkelsbühl offers a lot of attractions including the baroque castle of the German order, the Minster St. Georg and the German House. In addition, the city Dinkelsbühl has a diversity of things to do for visitors. Many attractions such as museums and exhibitions, a lot of nature and parks to explore and theatres with different shows. There are not a lot of other places in Germany, with old building and churches like this, which are worth seeing and visiting. The undulating landscape of Dinkelsbühl offers ideal conditions for hiking and walking, perfect for experts as well as for beginners. 

    Within the town center, which has a very authentic medieval look, arts and crafts have an immense meaning. In different shops, a variety of things like trendy clothes, special souvenirs or feather pillows can be bought.
    Furthermore, the city offers camping places for everyone and has a varying offer of indoor and outdoor sports like fishing, golf or climbing. To see the whole impression of the city, take a walk through the walls with their 18 towers and 4 gates.

    Our special tip: Visit the youth hostel in Dinkelsbühl to watch bats. Very unique and unforgettable for adults and children. Visitors have the opportunity to have a look at many bats at the youth hostel from April to September. Fascinating and very recommendable for all animal - lovers.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Tourist-Information, Altrathausplatz 14, 91550 Dinkelsbühl, Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    River cruise

    The wonderful city Dinkelsbühl is traversed by the river 'Wörnitz' and is surrounded by many parks and nature. There are opportunities to do river cruise by renting a rowing or pedal boat on the river. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful view and explore the surrounded nature. That offers a comprehensive overview of the city Dinkelsbühl and a relaxing time.


    The city Dinkelsbühl offers the special attraction to watch bats at the youth hostel in the centre. This is very special in Germany and provides an unforgettable adventure for adults and children. Very interesting and a unique opportunity for visitors. This attraction is offered from April to September.

    Christmas Market

    Dinkelsbühl offers a wonderful Christmas market right in the centre of the city. Very wintry and christmas atmosphere and many wooden stalls with christmas gifts, souvenirs and delicious food and mulled wine. Christmas music beautify the Christmas market even more and gets every visitor into christmas mood.

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