Esslingen am Neckar Travel Guide

Esslingen am Neckar is a city in Germany located in the state of Baden-Württemberg 14 km from Stuttgart.

The city has more than 860 historic buildings, narrow alleys and charming canals.

Things to see and do in Esslingen am Neckar

Altes Rathaus

Altes Rathaus

The Altes Rathaus is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It was built in 1422/1423.

Today it houses the notary and is the place where the city council has its meetings.

Rathauspl. 1, 73728

Neues Rathaus

Neues Rathaus Esslingen

The Neues Rathaus was built between 1748 – 1751.

The palace belonged to the family of Freiherr Gottlieb von Palm until the 19th century.

From 1850 the mayor moved to the place. The mayor still has his official seat in the palace.

Rathauspl. 2, 73728

Esslingen Burg

Esslingen BurgEsslingen Burg

The Esslingen Burg is located 450 meters from the Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus).

The castle is over the city for more than 700 years.

Burg 1, 73728

Frauenkirche Esslingen am Neckar

Frauenkirche Esslingen am Neckar

The Frauenkirche is located 300 meters from the Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) and 450 meters from the Esslingen Burg.

It is the newest church in the old city center built between 1320 – 1475.

Untere Beutau 7, 73728 

Stadtkirche St Dionys

Stadtkirche St Dionys

The Stadtkirche St Dionys is a basilica built between 1220 and 1315.

The basilica overlooks the southern side of the Marktplatz.

Marktplatz, 73728 

Innere Brücke

Innere Brücke

The Innere Brücke is the second oldest bridge in Germany. It was built 750 years ago.

For over 200 years this bridge remained the only stone bridge in the central region of the Neckar.

Innere Brücke, 73728

Where to stay

Hotel Park Consul Esslingen

Hotel Park Consul Esslingen©Hotel Park Consul Esslingen

The Hotel Park Consul Esslingen is located in Esslingen city center 15 from Stuttgart.

Rooms are equipped with a TV, safe.


Grabbrunnenstraße 19, 73728

Malls and Department Stores

Das Es

Das Es is located 600 meters from the Marktplatz.

Brands and Stores: Vero Moda, Saturn, Fashion Mania.

Berliner Str. 2, 73728


Karstadt is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Cacharel, Clarins, Coach, Desigual, Estée Lauder.

Bahnhofstraße 14, 73728

Plan your Trip

Esslingen am Neckar has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Stuttgart, LudwigsburgFrankfurt, Mannheim, Heidelberg.


Stuttgart – 14 km

Ludwigsburg – 27 km

Frankfurt – 215 km

Mannheim – 144 km

Heidelberg – 131 km

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