Pay tribute to Swabian hard work and inventiveness at this magnificent automotive museum.
Punt or paddle the languid waters of this relaxed and venerable university town.
These Swabian ravioli were once poor food but are now often the yardstick for many regional restaurants; those at the Hotel am Schloss in Tübingen are hard to beat.
Climb the world’s tallest church spire, for giddying old-town views and vistas of the distant Alps.
Let the dulcet Gregorian chants wash over you at this Baroque monastery.
Float high above the Bodensee in a Zeppelin, or, if your budget won’t stretch to that, explore reconstructions and the airship’s history at the Zeppelin Museum.
7 ZKM, Karlsruhe
Button-push your way into the future at this world-class interactive multimedia museum.
Soak up the atmosphere of Germany’s most celebrated semi-derelict castle.