Top ChoiceInternational in Schwäbisch Hall

Rebers Pflug

Hans-Harald Reber presides over the stove at this 19th-century country house, one of Schwäbisch Hall’s Michelin-starred haunts. He puts an imaginative spin on seasonal, regional numbers such as local venison with...

Top ChoiceGallery in Schwäbisch Hall

Kunsthalle Würth

The brainchild of industrialist Reinhold Würth, this contemporary gallery is housed in a striking limestone building that preserves part of a century-old brewery. Stellar temporary exhibitions have recently...

Square in Schwäbisch Hall

Am Markt

On Am Markt square, your gaze is drawn to the ornate Rathaus and to the terracotta-hued Widmanhaus at No 4, a remnant of a 13th-century Franciscan monastery. It's also presided over by the late-Gothic Kirche St...

Bistro in Schwäbisch Hall


This inviting bistro receives high praise for its Swabian-meets-Mediterranean menu, from cream of Riesling soup to duck-filled Maultaschen (pasta pockets) and roast beef with onions and Spätzle (egg noodles)....

German in Schwäbisch Hall

Schwein & Weinbar

A relaxed and more reasonably priced alternative to the Michelin-starred finery of Rebers Pflug, this chic wine-bar/bistro under the same roof has a highly decent selection of light meals – all expertly prepared...

Landmark in Schwäbisch Hall


Towering above Pfarrgasse is the steep-roofed, 16th-century Neubau, built as an arsenal and granary and now used as a theatre. Ascend the stone staircase for dreamy views over red-roofed houses to the former city...

Pub Food in Schwäbisch Hall

Brauerei-Ausschank Zum Löwen

Down by the river, this brewpub attracts a jovial bunch of locals who come for freshly tapped Haller Löwenbrauerei brews and hearty nosh such as Swabian Maultaschen (pasta pockets) topped with a fried egg, and...

Museum in Schwäbisch Hall

Hohenloher Freilandmuseum

One place you can be guaranteed of seeing a black-spotted pig is this open-air farming museum, a sure-fire hit with the kids with its traditional farmhouses, orchards and animals. It’s 6km northwest of Schwäbisch...

Museum in Schwäbisch Hall

Hällisch-Fränkisches Museum

This well-curated museum traces Schwäbisch Hall’s history with a collection of shooting targets, Roman figurines and rarities including an exquisite hand-painted wooden synagogue interior from 1738 and a...

Church in Schwäbisch Hall

Kirche St Michael

Steps lead spectacularly up to the late-Gothic Kirche St Michael, which was built in place of the original three-aisled basilica.

Market in Schwäbisch Hall


Am Markt springs to life with a farmers' market every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

Landmark in Schwäbisch Hall


The baroque-style Rathaus is festooned with coats of arms and cherubs.