situated in front of the Elmar-Doch-Haus in the town center (pedestrian area). A legend says that a female citizien of Heidenheim want to cook her husband "Knöpfle" (which is a speciality of Heidenheim). On the way she fall down, the basket and the knöpfle were lied on the road. The woman collected them and washed them in the "Brenz" river. Then...more
This magnificant castle stands above the town. The first part of the castle of built at the beginning of the 12th century. In the "Rittersaal" (knight room), the opera festival of Heidenheim is held each year.In 1530 the castle burnt down. It was reconstructed in the middle of the 16th century.Between 1595 and 1611 there was built Schloss...more
It is located in the St. Pöltener Strasse, but I didn´t know the correct adress. So will ask Klaus and post it then.
Favorite Dish: You should try "Knöpfle", which is a special dish of Heidenheim. There exists a stalt and sweet version. You can try the version you like or both... They are "Knödel" or "Klösse" (does anyone know an english word for that??) served which much sauce. But delicious.
Heidenheim is located directly on the motorway A7 Ulm-Würzburg. Two exits bring you to the town.
The "Heidenheim" exit or the "Giengen-Herbrechtingen" exit.
There is a train connection from Ulm to Heidenheim. For more info please look on the following website:
Klaus also wanted to show me the graveyard of his hometown. In the picture you can see the graveyard chapel, which looked very nice.
Take the time to make a walk around the town centre, like on the area map. The walk begins in front of the tourist information in the pedestrian area. For more info please contact:Tourist InformationElmar-Doch-HausHauptstrasse 34D-89522 Heidenheim a.d. BrenzPhone: +49 (0) 7321/327-340Facsimile: +49 (0) 7321/327-687 I really liked the old framework...more
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