Small steps, narrow alleys and pointed gables shape the silhouette of old Tübingen all the way to its castle. The swabian university city with its over 83.000 inhabitants and 28.000 students combines the flair of a lovingly renovated city centre dating back to the Middle Ages with the colourful, bustling and vital consciousness of a young and cosmopolitan student city.

Numerous street cafés, wine taverns and unique student pubs, extravagant stores and shops, exquisite restaurants and cosy inns beckon visitors to a stroll through the city. A trip on one of the renowned punting boats along the River Neckar offers a charming view of the picturesque Neckar front with the Hölderlin tower.


Worthwhile Attractions

  • Tübingen has a beautiful and old city center. It is worth strolling through the small alleys. Here you can find a map of the city.
  • Nice attractions are for example the Hölderlinturm, the church Stiftskirche, whose tower can be climed, and the castle Hohentübingen.
  • In the castle Hohentübingen is a museum which gives fascinating insides in the history of humand culture.
  • In the area around Tübinger you could visit the Wurmlinger Kapelle or the castle Hohenzollern.