You will immediately be delighted by Waiblingen’s appealing scenery. As you walk over the historic market place snap some pictures of the beautifully renovated half timbered houses arranged in lovely groups.
As you make your way through the picturesque arcades linger amid the soothing sounds of running water in some of the town’s impressive fountains. There are 35 of them!
You can also take your pick of bridges to stroll about on. There are 50 bridges in Waiblingen!
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Then there’s the marvelous Rathaus (Town Hall), standing regally at the head of a square. And don’t miss the lovely historic churches. The oldest of these is the St. Nikolaus church dating back to 1269.
The colorful and fragrant pharmacist garden will surely catch your attention with its geometric paths, and beautiful variety of medicinal plants. The plants are arranged according to the individual organs they are used to treat. How’s that for a landscape design.
For a truly magnificent view climb the High watch tower (which is older than the city walls), or if you’d prefer, there is also the 13th century Beinsteiner gate tower featuring graffito paintings.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite climbing all those stairs you’ll be ready for some delicious German food which you can accompany with some excellent local brew for a comforting and satisfying meal.
For a more modern experience, check out the glass-roofed passage in the Marktgasse where you can do some shopping in a leisurely pedestrian friendly environment. The milling works also provide an interesting little tour. Today the works are used to generate electricity with no impact on the environment. You can watch them in action from behind glass.