Secret places with historical flair in Germany
  • Ludwigsburg - the childhood home of Friedrich Schiller

    Tourist-Information, Eberhardstraße 1, 71634 Ludwigsburg

    How to Get There?


      In S-Bahn (local trains), Ludwigsburg is 12 minutes away from Stuttgart (lines S4 Marbach direction, S5 Bietigheim direction). Lines of S-Bahn circulate regularly between Stuttgart and Würzburg, Stuttgart and Bruchsal, Stuttgart and Pforzheim.

      DB BAHN

      Ludwigsburg is tied up with two motorway exits to A 81. From Munich the exit presents itself, from Wuerzburg/Heilbronn the exits are Ludwigsburg north or Ludwigsburg south. From Stuttgart and Heilbronn Ludwigsburg can be attained also well by means of the federal highway 27.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 48.896336
      LONGTITUDE: 9.192776



      Ludwigsburg is located about 30 kilometers from Stuttgart Airport. With the S-Bahn lines S2 or S3 you get to the main station in Stuttgart, then the S4 or S5 in Ludwigsburg.

      Nearest airport

      Stuttgart (STR)

    Why Go There?

    Ludwigsburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, about twelve kilometers north of Stuttgart city center. This neat cultured town is the childhood home of Friedrich Schiller.

    Ludwigsburg is a delightful, modern city, in which the past the present and the future come together in a symbiotic relationship.

    Baroque castles, and especially the Royal Palace in the heart of the city, the garden show "Blooming Baroque", the historic avenues, the famous porcelain factory, the spacious, lined with arcades Baroque marketplace, but also the extensive barracks enter the beginning of the 18th Century city founded its distinctive character. 

    The modern face of Ludwigsburg is not less attractive. Within one of the strongest economic regions in Germany Ludwigsburg is home to many well-known companies - not a few of them with a worldwide reputation.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Tourist-Information, Eberhardstraße 1, 71634 Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Christmas Market

    On the Baroque christmas market of Ludwigsburg the weeks before Christmas become a winter dream. A funny children's program with puppetry, magic, clowning and atmospheric music in the evening guarantees a good day for the whole family. Opening hours 2013 Nov 26th-Dec 22nd daily: 11.00 a.m. to 9.00.


    A different city tour is offered from April 7th-20th October: a Segwaytour going through Ludwigsburg. The 1-hour tour leads from the Town Hall Courtyard on Bear Meadow, past the hunger mountain Neckar direction and finally in a wide arc along the Favoritepark back to the city.


    The sublime Versaille inpired Residenzcastle is a must for everyone who loves rich baroque architecture and rococo inspired fashion. This extravagant palace got the lovely nickname Swabian Versaille and it´s three museums showcasting everthing from exquisite paintings to baroque accessories.

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