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Schweinfurt's Travel Section
Living in Germany offers a unique ability to travel throughout Europe. Check out Team Schweinfurt’s travel section.destinations near and far using the reccomendations given by members of your community. Schweinfurt's Travel Section...

Europe Travel
Looking for top destinations in Europe? Check out what the Stars and Stripes has to offer on transportation, travel, lodging and more. Europe Travel Guide...

Bavarian Ski Club
The Bavarian Ski Club travels to the best ski and snowboard spots in Austria, Germany and Italy. Learn more about membership and trips at the website, www.bavarianskiclub.com or e-mail your questions to bavarianskiclub@hotmail.com.

English-Language Guide to Schweinfurt
The students of the local Celtis-Gymnasium school in cooperation with the local newspaper have prepared a comprehensive guide to the city of Schweinfurt. Read more.

Schweinfurt Market (produce and local specialties)
Tuesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays & Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Schweinfurt Market Square (Marktplatz) Read more…

Schweinfurt City Tours         
By Appointment at the Rathaus, Martkplatz
The Tourist Board of Schweinfurt can offer English-language tours by appointment, including the “Night Watchman” tour, City Hall, Franconian Wine Country and many other churches and attractions of the city. For scheduling, offerings and more information, call 09725-6420.

Events in and around Schweinfurt
Looking for the popular, monthly events listing?  Visit the latest calendar here.

Wine-Fests in the region
The Franconia area of Germany (which contains Schweinfurt) is noted for being one of the country’s premium wine regions. Take part in all the glory of the grape with ACS’s compilation of local winefests.

Local Flea Markets
Flea markets are a fun way to find a bargain. The ACS Information & Referral program provides a monthly list of flea markets here.

German Language Courses
Schweinfurt’s community college is known as Volkshochschule Schweinfurt. Classes are offered at the address Schultesstrasse 19b, 97421 Schweinfurt. The school offers German classes year round. Classes are taught in German to students from around the world. You’ll have to register at city hall, also known as the Rathaus, near the city center. The Rathaus is located at Markt 1, 97421 Schweinfurt. It’s near a popular restaurant called Aposto’s. For more, visit http://vhs-schweinfurt.de/.

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Places of Interest

The following local destinations may be fun day trips, and although they may not fit under the “events” category, they do offer ongoing fun and be of interest for Schweinfurt community members. Army Community Service has also compiled a list of local attractions here .

Museums
Georg-Schäfer Museum
Brückenstrasse 20
This museum is Schweinfurt’s most well-respected house of fine art and contains the most important private collection of 19th century German art. The collection encompasses the different art movements of the age - from late rococo, classicism and romanticism to impressionism and secessionism. Admission is €7 adults, €2 children. More…

Kunsthalle
Rüfferstrasse 4
This museum in central Schweinfurt presents a diverse collection of contemporary and modern art. Admission is €3.50 for adults, €6 for families, children under 16 are free. More…

City History Museum in the Old Gymnasium
Martin-Luther Platz 12
This city museum contains a complete documentation of Schweinfurt’s history, including documents, maps, art and artifacts. Admission is €1.50 for adults, €3 for families, children under 16 are free.

Otto-Schäfer Museum
Judithstrasse 16
This museum houses a collection of art dedicated to celebrating decorative printed books and graphic arts. It is named after a Schweinfurt industrialist who amassed one of Europe’s largest private libraries. Admission is €3. More…

Gunnar-Wester Haus
Martin-Luther Platz 5
This city museum contains a trove of local historical and religious artifacts. Admission is €1.50 for adults, €3 for families, children under 16 are free.

Naturkundliche Museum
Brückenstrasse 39
This museum presents over 300 different specimens of birds, all preserved through taxidermy. Admission is €1.50 for adults, €3 for families, children under 16 are free.

Deutsch-American Postwar Museum
Am Trieb, Rütschenhausen (20 minutes away)
This museum houses a collection of U.S. and German Military memorabilia and documents which celebrate the friendship the U.S. and Germany have enjoyed since the end of WWII. More…

Attractions & Theme Parks

KissSalis Therme
Heiligenfelder Allee 16, Bad Kissingen (35 minutes away)
The KissSalis spa offers several hot and cold thermal bath pools and a collection of saunas. The thermal pool facility boasts one large indoor pool, two outdoor pools, and separate hot and cold pools, as well as intensive brine, therapy and massage pools. More...

Baggersee (Lake)
Am Baggersee 2
This Schweinfurt lake is surrounded by beaches for sunning yourself and attractions for lazing away a summer day, including playgrounds, a snack bar and much more .

Schweinfurt Wildpark (Zoo)
Abin-Kitzinger-Strasse
This 45 acre park houses more than 50 species of animals, including local species of deer and boar. Admission is free and the park is intended for the entire family. More…

Kletterwald am See
This high ropes course located on the banks of the Baggersee offers thrills and exercise for people of all ages. More…

Ice Dome Skating Rink
Willy-Kaidel Strasse 3
This ice rink is home to the professional Schweinfurt Mighty Dogs hockey team and hosts public open skates 7 days a week. Admission is €3 for adults, €2 for children. More…

Mini-Golf
an der Maxbruecke
See how Schweinfurt’s version of miniature golf stacks up to what you’re used to.

Bad Kissingen Wildpark
Klaushof, Bad Kissingen (35 minutes away)
This 75 acre park houses dozens of species ranging from wildcats to otters to sika deer. Admission is €3 for adults, €6 for families. Children are admitted free. More…

Nordwärts
This local adventure agency offers classes and events in canoeing, climbing, snowshoeing, ropes courses and much more. More…

Nürnberg Zoo
Am Tiergarten 30, Nürnberg (80 minutes away)
This world-class zoo features a wide spectrum of exotic animals, both land and aquatic. Admission is €9 for adults, €4.50 for children, €12 for a family with one parent, €21 for family with two parents. More…

Geiselwind Amusement Park
Wiesentheider Strasse 25, Geiselwind (40 minutes away)
This adventure park is similar to Six Flags theme parks in the U.S., with thrill rides and attractions for the entire family. Admission is €20 - €24. More…

Legoland Germany
Legolandallee, Günzburg (2 hours away)
This German edition of the famous U.S. theme park is a dream for lovers of those little plastic building blocks. The park features rides, attractions and an overall celebration of all things Lego. Tickets are €37 for adults, €33 for children 6-11 and €16.50 for children under 6. More…

Race Car Rental
Rent 4 Ring, Nurnberg (1.5 hours away)
Rent your racecar and have the time of your life behind the wheel of a Suzuki Swift Sport or Opel Corsa. More...

Public Swimming Pools
Silvana
An den Unteren Eichen 1
Schweinfurt’s primary public swimming pool offers adult and child swimming classes, aqua-jogging, a solarium and sauna. Admission is €7 per day, €3 for 2 hours, €4.20 for children, €1.80 per 2 hours for children.  Read an article (in English, of course) about Silvana on www.TeamSchweinfurt.com . More…    

Sennfeld
Ziegelhütte 2, Sennfeld (15 minutes away)
More…

Gochsheim
Frankenstrasse 1, Gochsheim (15 minutes away)
More…

Dittelbrunn
Tannigweg 2, Dittelbrunn (10 minutes away)

Werneck
Bühlweg, Werneck (20 minutes away)

Schwebheim
Schulstrasse 20, Schwebheim (15 minutes away)

These destinations are only a partial list based on observations so far, and TeamSchweinfurt.com is open to your suggestions. If you’ve been to a museum, theme park, city or anywhere else worth recommending, drop us an email at usarmy.schweinfurt.imcom-europe.mbx.pao@mail.mil. This list is intended merely as a casual reference guide of local offerings, and does not constitute endorsement of any organization.

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