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  • Aalen
  • 23 Apr. 202424 Apr. 2024
    23 Apr.24 Apr.
  • 1 room, 1 adult
  • 1 room, 1 guest

Aalen , 1 hotel

Holidays in Aalen

The medium-sized town of Aalen in Baden-Württemberg has around 67,000 inhabitants. It is located about 70 km from Stuttgart and 50 km from Ulm. The Kocher, a tributary of the Neckar, runs through Aalen. The town is situated in the middle of the Aalen Bay, in the valley of the Swabian Jura mountain range.

Thanks to its varied landscape with mountains, valleys, forests and lakes, the region of East Württemberg offers a wide range of recreational and holiday opportunities in summer and winter.

In addition to the scenic highlights, Aalen offers plenty other sights and excursion highlights. These include the city's own thermal spa, numerous museums, the Tiefer Stollen mine and excursion destinations for cyclists and hikers, such as the Panorama Tour. As such, the city in eastern Baden-Württemberg is suitable for a wide range of holiday plans to suit the whole family!

B&B HOTELS in Aalen offers central and affordable accommodation with modern rooms. With free Wi-Fi, breakfast, Sky TV and many other benefits, they are the perfect base for your holiday in Aalen. By the way, pets are also welcome in our hotel!

Aalen attractions

Numerous themed and city tours are available to help you get to know Aalen and its old town. Discover the historic city centre and its history with culinary tastings or accompany the night watchman on his evening tour. Alternatively, you can learn more about the city's history on a self-guided city tour via audio guide.

One of the most historic buildings in the city centre of Aalen is the “Old Town Hall” on the market square, which is considered a landmark of the city. From its tower, the Aalen spy observes and overlooks the hustle and bustle of the city. You can also enjoy the Aalen spy as a chocolate dessert at local cafés, or give it as a gift to friends and family.

Aalen — cultural highlights

If you want to learn more about the history of the city of Aalen and its connection to the Romans, don’t miss the Aalen Limes Museum. The Limes Museum is one of the most important museums of Roman archaeology in Germany.

Another cultural highlight is the Aalen Prehistoric Museum. In the largest fossil museum in southern Germany, you will learn more about the primeval world and see unique fossils and impressive reconstructions of prehistoric animals. Both museums are located near the city centre of Aalen and can be reached on foot from there.

In the hands-on “Explorhino” museum, children and young people can experience and explore areas of natural sciences, mathematics and technology up close. The Science Centre offers fun for the whole family and invites you to touch and discover.

Relaxing vacation — thermal spa in Aalen

The popular Aalen Limes Thermal Spa offers you space for wellness and a short break during your vacation. Relax in the warm thermal mineral water, in Kneipp water therapy facilities with colours and lights, in a Finnish sauna, solariums and a Roman-Irish steam bath. Other medical services such as massages are also offered and round off your spa experience at the Aalen thermal spa.

The Aalen municipal garden, through which the Kocher river also flows, is ideal for a break in the countryside. In the middle of the city centre, you can switch off with a walk in nature.

Excursions in Aalen and the surrounding area

In addition to the sights in Aalen's city centre, the surrounding area also offers other exciting excursion destinations. Learn more about the history of Fachsenfeld Castle, a seat of power dating back to the 16th century. century. Today, Fachsenfeld Castle in Aalen offers space for exhibitions and events. The surrounding extensive landscape park is under nature protection and can be visited as part of guided tours. No matter what time of year, the 26-metre high Aalbäumle lookout tower on the edge of the Swabian Jura mountains offers a wonderful view of Aalen's landscapes. You can reach the panoramic viewpoint as the destination of your hike from the city centre in about an hour.

Another excursion destination is the Kocherburg ruins in nearby Unterkochen. The Kocherburg with its fortifications represents an important and significant archaeological cultural monument.

The visitor mine “Tiefer Stollen” is also popular. On guided tours of various lengths, which are covered by the mine train, you will learn more about the mine and its history. The mine's healing gallery also allows people with respiratory diseases to alleviate their complaints.

Active tours — cycling & hiking in Aalen

The town of Aalen offers guided cycling and hiking tours that encourage you to explore the landscapes of the Eastern Alb. A number of sights can also be visited along the route. Many of the guided tours are family-friendly. Specially planned bike tours in Aalen are also possible on the more than 300 signposted kilometres of cycling.

Are you a fan of geo-caching? Then go on an electronic treasure hunt or scavenger hunt! Aalen's panoramic trail in particular invites you to do so. This is characterized by the transition from meadows and fields to the wooded Albtrauf and its beautiful nature. Experience the unique landscapes on your next Aalen vacation!

How to get to Aalen

Aalen can be easily reached by car, train or long-distance bus. If you arrive by car, the best way to get to Aalen centre is via the A7, which runs directly along the city. It is possible to travel by train via Stuttgart, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Heidenheim and from Ulm. You can then use regional trains to get to Aalen Central Station.

Long-distance bus connections are also offered daily, which stop in front of the district office in Aalen. The city centre in about a kilometre away from the bus station. As soon as you have arrived at our hotel, you can easily find out your room number via our online check-in and make yourself comfortable. Alternatively, our staff will be at your disposal as usual and will welcome you warmly to our B&B HOTEL.

B&B HOTELS is looking forward to your visit! Have you already stayed at our B&B HOTEL Aalen? Then we look forward to your review!