Wetzlar Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Wetzlar Things to Do

  • old town

    Historic town which is situated on the banks of lhan river .Explore old town and d'ont miss the cathedral and the musical fountain which is found in the entrance to old city by the bridge

  • Kajaking on the River Lahn

    every Summer big Kajak tours are held from Wetzlar on the River,short ones about 5km and longer ones, up to 3days into the surrounding and Countryside of Wetzlarand even to the 'sister'City Giessen....people call, more sophisticated then Wetzlar, with University, Opera and other cultural events galore, but it was Wetzlar which once was the Brain of...

  • small Rapids

    make kayaking interesting..but I only watched, because the rapids now and then need a bit expirience to negociate. my expirience in a kajak is nil


Wetzlar Hotels

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Wetzlar Restaurants

  • Bistro

    very nice Bistro in the old part of Wetzlar, young and old like the food, al fresco when the weather permits pasta, pizza and very nice salads, Breakfast is good too

  • street cafe's

    what ever you want even fish and chips to be had, or german currywurst, ...curry sausage, hot Frankfurter or Wiener that one is my favorite......the Icecream parlor

  • Am Fischmarkt

    great old Building with excellent Restaurant facility. cosy furniture and lovely atmosphere from fresh fish to pasta and a fine salat buffet and don't forget the desert. german cheesecake


Wetzlar Transportation

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    in easy reach from Frankfurt

    by pepples46 Updated Oct 22, 2004

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    by Train ca.1hour from Frankfurt or also by car over the Autobahn, maybe Frankfurt - Cologne, turn off at the beautiful, old City of Limburg and travel on from there to Wetzlar

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Wetzlar Shopping

  • Leica Haus

    Leica Cameras for less.some are 'second's have a little scratch on the camera body.......but nothing wrong with the function or lenses.just an imperfection for the eyes and the people, can give a heavy price deduction on the cameramake sure of the opening hourstel. nr on the webpage below

  • LEICA Cameras

    a real, real hot tipthe other face of Wetzlar....poetic and commercial.....click on the next tip

  • Wetzlar Hotels

    11 Hotels in Wetzlar

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Wetzlar Off The Beaten Path

  • Braunfels

    just 3km from the Citycenter, this quaint little Town hugged around the Castle is well worth a visit. to reach by Bus from the Busstation at the Trainstation in Wetzlar, or by Car.walking around Braunfels, first mentioned in the 12century, is a relaxing encounter with people and Gastronomy. great little Cafe's and Bistro's. the Castle can be...

  • Limburg an der Lahn

    around 30km from Wetzlar by Train or.. Car over a very good Schnellstrasse.second to the Autobahn.Limburg has been first mentioned in the 9th century.from the 12th century Limburg made its name as commercial centrum as well as a religious one. the Cathedral has its fundaments layed around 1220 and over a century it came to a completion..but a...

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Wetzlar Favorites

  • oldest Fachwerkhaus

    in Wetzlar..1355, completly renovated in 1986the City is very accesible on foot you'll have the share it with around 55 000 dwellers walking through the Altstadt, is an other pasttime I cherrished. many little Cafe's and Bistros invite for a coffee break and a bite to eat.

  • importand german History

    a Town of contrast!! mentioned first in the 10th century, Wetzlar had high status as Law & Order Town.Lawyers, Judges and Advocats made sure of a rich social life as well as building beautiful homes for themselves, some..from the 12-13th Century still standing.the Family of Charlotte Buff living here and Goethe, a friend of the Family wrote his The...

  • some days are grey

    and looking dirty....and it's not my fav. thing nor my fondest.but that's Wetzlar, around 4km from the old Center, the industrial Wetzlar presents itself as the breadbasquet for the City..where the goods are made, income generated and people make a living of.Buderus..Fibreglass and SteelLeica........still the best Cameras around, in my humble...


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