Outdoor nature and adventure in Germany
  • Schwäbische Alb - myth Swabian Alb

    Mythos Schwäbische Alb Kaiserstraße 27 D-72764 Reutlingen

    How to Get There?


      There is a very good train connection from Stuttgart. The RE is running hourly to Reutlingen main train station and a IRE is reaching the city every 2 hours (travel time approx. 35 min).

      DB BAHN

      The A8 connects Karlsruhe with Munich, exit at Stuttgart-Degerloch, then the B27/ 312 to Metzingen/ Reutlingen or B28 direction of Reutlingen and Münsingen to the area of the middle of the Swabian Alb. Coming from Singen take the A81, exit Herrenberg, then B28, Tübingen and Metzingen Münsingen.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 48.495083
      LONGTITUDE: 9.213571



      Buses connect the Swabian Alb with Bad Urach, Reutlingen or Münsingen and shuttle to the area on a regular basis.

      Nearest station

      Reutlingen Hbf

    Why Go There?

    Discover a vibrant region of magnificent natural scenery. Past waterfalls, ancient fortress ruins and lush valleys, hiking trails, a varied network of cycle path, as well as many other leisure attractions.

    The city of Reutlingen is located on the edge of the Swabian Alb, and is for this reason also called the "gateway to the Swabian Alb". Located between Stuttgart and Lake Constance region offers Swabian Alb everything for the individual holiday of the whole family - excellent hiking trails, mountain bike tours in all degrees of difficulty, Castles and castle ruins, the history to the close experience, modern architecture, Museums and cultural events, traditional specialities regional production and the traditional horse breeding of the main State stud of Marbach, which is here for 500 years. The whole is surrounded by a stunning natural and Cultural landscape - UNESCO awarded the predicates Geopark and Swabian Alb biosphere area.

    The Swabian Alb is accessible by a dense and well marked hiking trail network. It expects the most beautiful predicate trail and quality hiking trails such as the "Albsteig" (long distance footpath HW1 of the Swabian Alb Association) and the five premium trails "Grafensteige" around Bad Urach. As another the "Gustav-Ströhmfeld-Weg" is a quality trail which connects the Metzingen with Neuffen.

    History comes alive in the Swabian Alb. Imposing castle ruins, the romantic Lichtenstein Castle, the Baroque Zwiefalter Münster or picturesque towns like Bad Urach, Münsingen, Trochtelfingen and Hayingen captivate visitors and locals alike. Many museums show how people have previously lived, worked and celebrated.

    The local tourist information offer guided hiking tours in the summer months. Even in winter, cleared trails and guided tours offer varied experiences. Over 210 tour suggestions, see the Internet under: www.mythos-alb.de/karte. Active leisure can make or spend restful hours and be pampered? The heart of the Swabian Alb offers something for everyone.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Mythos Schwäbische Alb Kaiserstraße 27 D-72764 Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Local speciality

    Enjoyment on swabian - this means authentic preparation typical dishes with regional products from own production. On regional markets, you will find everything you need. «Here you try lenses with "Saitenwürstle" (sausages) and Swabian roast, both are served with a good amount of hand-Shaver "Spätzle".


    Experience the history of Earth live - pterosaurs and sea lilies? Coral reefs and beaches with Palm trees? You will encounter a dinosaur live hard on the Swabian Alb, but traces of the past are everywhere. The Swabian Alb GeoPark fossil sea reefs which offers unique fossil deposits, Jurassic sea, volcanic craters and meteor impacts, caves and karst Springs characteristic landscapes and fascinating insights into the history of the Earth. For more information, see www.geopark-alb.de.


    The holiday and leisure facilities in our region cannot be contradictory and multifaceted. Great shopping flair in Outletcity Metzingen offers everything your shopping heart desirs. In the hometown of the Hugo Boss brand and a charming atmosphere of the historical factory sales, international top brands leave no wish unfulfilled. More Information here http://www.outletcity.com/de/metzingen/

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