Sandhausen’s officially been around since the mid 13th century, yet there’s evidence that the Romans used to call this place home (it was probably the ancient Roman Settlement they found).
Today, it’s a great place to spend the day and close enough to go out and enjoy some surrounding towns and countryside, not to mention plenty of art-filled churches scattered throughout town.
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One of Sandhausen’s oldest buildings is its 18th century Old City Hall which doubles as its local history museum, making this a proper place to start your trip. An 18th century synagogue (originally an old church) is now the place to be for Sandhausen’s many cultural meetings and the town has dedicated a memorial stone to its Jewish community that was lost during the war years.
Besides plenty of tennis courts in nearby Leimen, there is also an indoor pool, but the countryside is just so pretty you might rather enjoy being out in the fresh air playing miniature golf, or walking along the many forest trails.
Perhaps while strolling along one of those trails, you’ll find yourself headed toward the Welde Brewery in nearby Plankstadt. Sandhausen sits within a large hop growing region, you’ll be drinking the best of locally grown ingredients; which will only make you appreciate the special local blend even more.
If you’re looking for a good deal of historicity, as well as a chance to join in fun festivities, cultural concerts, sports, and locally brewed beer, then you’ve found it with Sandhausen.