Biberach

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City of Biberach

As a former free imperial city, Biberach can look back on a rich and varied history. The numerous testimonies to the past continue to lend the city its charm today. Cultural sights and a cosy old-town atmosphere crate a unique cityscape. Both aspects are best explored with a guided tour. Anyone wanting a little relaxation after a full day's culture can enjoy pleasant warmth in the Jordanbad thermal bath.

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Biberach old town

The centre of town focuses on the market place, one of the most attractive in southern Germany. With its fountains and street cafés,it exudes southern flair, encouraging visitors to linger. Moreover, the medieval guild district of Weberberg and the shared parish church dominate the cityscape and make Biberacha stage on the German Timber-Frame Road and the Upper Swabian Baroque Road.
 

Culture in Biberach

Another highlight is the Vier-Sparten Museum Biberach. Among other things, this museum houses works by the impressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner as well as the magnificent workshop of the animal painters Braith and Mali from Munich. The poet Christoph Martin Wieland has his very own museum in his original garden house.
 

Active in Biberach

Anyone who likes to stay active can explore the area around Biberach on foot or by bike.

Both the German Timber-Frame Road cycle path and the Danube-Lake Constance cycle path pass through Biberach. Even the Biberach rope park is worth a visit. It is the most modern such park in Upper Swabia and boasts nine circuits of varying levels of difficulty. In the unique Jordanbad sensory world, you can discover your own senses at more than 70 interactive stations.

 

Must-dos in Biberach

  • take aw alk through the old town, for example as part of a guided tour
  • listen to an organ concert in one of the few simultaneums in Germany
  • relax in thesaline pools of the Jordanbads
  • visit the half-timbered houses in the Weber district
  • admire Dinglinger´s flower basket in the Braith Mali Museum

 

The right place at any time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    enjoy the beautiful nature and cultural landscape of Upper Swabia with a cycling trip along the cycle path of the German Timber-Frame Road or the Danube-Lake Constance cycle path
     
  • Summer tip:
    take an amusing journey through the fascinating history of Biberach with a guided tour of the city
     
  • Autumn tip: 
    visit the Jordanbad in Biberach and relax
     
  • Winter tip:
    stroll through the Biberach Christmas market with more than 70 cabins decorated for the festive period

Contact

Tourismus und Stadtmarketing Biberach, Theaterstraße 6 , 88400 Biberach, Germany