Schwetzinger Schlosspark Residenz from above

Excur­sions and places to go

You want to go jog­ging in the near­by Palace Gar­dens or take a break from every­day life and just leisure­ly stroll around? You’re just a stone’s throw away!

Or per­haps you want to explore the sur­round­ings? Schwetzingen’s cen­tral loca­tion is ide­al for excur­sions! Bicy­cles are avail­able on request.

Our rec­om­men­da­tions:

Excur­sions and places to go 
Rokoko Theater

An evening at the Roco­co Theater

The­ater per­for­mances or con­certs are always a unique expe­ri­ence in this “jew­el”

Dis­tance approx. 5 min­utes on foot

Schwetzinger Castle View from inside

Schwet­zin­gen — the sum­mer res­i­dence of the elector

Cas­tle and cas­tle gar­den guid­ance by trained staff. Immerse your­self in the most glam­orous epoch of the Kurp­falz, which began over 250 years ago! Carl-Theodor, Elec­tor and patron of the arts and sci­ences, spent wit­ty hours in Schwet­zin­gen, his sum­mer res­i­dence, with court and lack­eys, with artists and schol­ars, and cel­e­brat­ed joy­ful festivities.

  • Schwet­zinger Schloss­platz with its Mediter­ranean atmos­phere and its many bistros and small restaurants
  • Pedes­tri­an zone for shopping
  • Guid­ed tour of the old town by trained staff on var­i­ous topics
  • Var­i­ous cabaret stages — Jazz events
  • adven­ture pool “bel­la­mar” — out­door pool — fit­ness trail
  • Bowl­ing — fit­ness park “Pfitzen­meier” — ten­nis courts — rid­ing ground
  • Christ­mas mar­ket in the Advent sea­son on the Schlossplatz

Schwet­zin­gen on the Internet

Car racing at the Hockenheimring

Hock­en­heim­ring — For­mu­la 1 race track

  • Motor­sport Cen­ter at the Hockenheimring
  • Dri­ver Training
  • Skill and han­dling training
  • Rac­ing sim­u­la­tor with real image rac­ing sim­u­la­tor for about 10 to 15 persons
  • Motor-Sport-Muse­um
  • Sight­see­ing tour on the Hockenheimring
  • Inline skat­ing cours­es for begin­ners and advanced
  • Go-Kart depend­ing on the time required approx. 2 hours
  • Tobac­co Museum

Dis­tance approx. 8 km / Hock­en­heim­ring on the Internet

Speyer Cathedral

Bishop’s see Spey­er on the Rhine

  • Cathe­dral with impe­r­i­al crypt
  • “UNESCO World Cul­tur­al Heritage”
  • Old town with “Alte Münze”, Jew­ish bath and Altpörtel
  • His­tor­i­cal Muse­um of the Palatinate
  • Car Tech­nol­o­gy Muse­um & IMAX Film Theater
  • Sea-Life
  • Con­tin­u­a­tion to the Palati­nate Wine Route

Dis­tance about 15 km / Spey­er on the Internet

Old Bridge Heidelberg

Uni­ver­si­ty City Hei­del­berg on the Neckar

  • Sight­see­ing of the cas­tle ruin with the “big barrel
  • Stroll through the pic­turesque old town with uni­ver­si­ty, stu­dent restau­rants, Zwinger, Old Bridge and Heiliggeist Church
  • Guid­ed tours by trained staff on var­i­ous topics
  • Trip to the Königstuhl with the his­tor­i­cal funicular
  • Walk along the Philoso­phers’ Path with a unique view of Heidelberg
  • Zoo vis­it — fairy­tale par­adise on the Königstuhl
  • Boat trip on the Neckar Riv­er through the roman­tic Burgental
  • Trip to the moun­tain road or to the near­by Odenwald

Dis­tance approx. 12 km / Hei­del­berg on the Internet

Mannheim Water Tower

Mannheim — the square city

  • Elec­toral baroque palace
  • Water tow­er sur­round­ed by a unique art nou­veau building
  • Con­gress house “Rosen­garten” with var­i­ous events
  • SAP-Are­na large event cen­ter as well as sports sta­di­um (home of the “Mannheimer Adler” and “Rhein-Neckar-Löwen”)
  • Kun­sthalle — Reiss-Engelhorn-Museum
  • Plan­e­tar­i­um — State Muse­um for Tech­nol­o­gy and Work
  • Luisen­park with plant show house
  • TV tow­er with panoram­ic view over Mannheim and surroundings
  • Planken” and “Bre­ite Straße” shop­ping miles
  • Port

Dis­tance approx. 12 km / Mannheim on the Internet

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Hol­i­day­park Hassloch/Pfalz

Day trip / Hol­i­day­Park on the Internet

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Kurp­falz-Park Wachenheim/Pfalz

Day trip / Kurp­falz-Park on the Internet

Logo Sea Life Speyer


Day trip / SEA LIFE Spey­er on the Internet

Sport and Fitness 

Every­thing in the vicinity!

Ask us about pos­si­bil­i­ties for ten­nis, squash, horse­back rid­ing, fed­er­al bowl­ing alleys, solar­i­um and mas­sages. We are hap­py to help you.

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bel­la­mar leisure pool and out­door pool

The near­by bel­la­mar offers you a spe­cial bathing pleasure.

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Pfitzen­meier Pre­mi­um Plus Resort

You will find a wide range of fit­ness and well­ness offers at the Pfitzen­meier Pre­mi­um Plus Resort.

Fas­ci­na­tion Golf

In our imme­di­ate vicin­i­ty you will find ten golf cours­es, which are eas­i­ly acces­si­ble by car:

Use­ful Links
Crest of Schwetzingen

City of Schwetzingen


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Schwet­zin­gen Cas­tle and Cas­tle Garden


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Art Asso­ci­a­tion Schwetzingen


Logo of the Xylon Museum Schwetzingen

Xylon Muse­um and Workshop


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Logo of the Wollfabrik Schwetzingen

Alte Woll­fab­rik


Logo of the Jazz Initiative Schwetzingen

Jazz­ini­tia­tive Schwetzingen


Logo of the Mozart Society

Mozart Soci­ety Schwetzingen


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Schwet­zinger SWR Festspiele


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Logo of the Theater Heidelberg

The­ater Heidelberg


Logo of the Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg

Inter­na­tionale Film­fest­spiele Mannheim Heidelberg


Logo of the Nationaltheater Mannheim

Nation­althe­ater Mannheim


Logo of the Klapsmuehl

Klapsmühl’ Mannheim


Logo of the Reiss Engelhorn Museum

Reiss-Engel­horn-Museen Mannheim


Logo of the Planetarium Mannheim

Plan­e­tar­i­um Mannheim


Logo of the Technoseum Mannheim

TECH­NO­SE­UM Mannheim


Logo of the SAP Arena

SAP are­na Mannheim


Logo of the Technikmuseum Speyer

Tech­nikmu­se­um Speyer


Logo of the Historischen Museums Speyer

His­tor­i­cal Muse­um of the Palati­nate Speyer



Our recep­tion desk is at your ser­vice from Mon to Thurs from 7.30 AM to 9.30 PM and from Fri to Sun from 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM.

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Hotel Adler Post Reception

Info for guests

Impor­tant infor­ma­tion at a glance!

View of the large fountain in Schwetzingen Castle


Let us spoil you!