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A weekend in Biberach

Saturday

An absolute must for connoisseurs: The fresh market

This market is one of the largest and most visually appealing fresh produce markets in the entire region. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, you can peruse the market in search of regional products, seasonal fruit and vegetables as well as international delicacies. You will also have a great time doing so! Hungry? No problem! In the mood for a Swabian Dinette, Falafel or Käsespätzle?

Discover the city all on your own

Explore the old part of town on your own (information is available at the tourist information centre in the city hall) and discover the winding alleys, half-timbered jems and hidden treasures. Don't forget to stroll over the Weberberg, the old guild settlement of the weavers responsible for making Biberach a designated stopping point on the German Timber-Frame Road (Deutsche Fachwerkstraße). A splendid view over the rooftops of Biberach can be taken in at the Schillerhöhe lookout point on Gigelberg. More information on sights to see in Biberach is available in Attractions in Biberach.

Information about our public guided city tours

Overview of the public city tours
Historical sightseeing walk
  • Wednesday (May - October): Starts at 2 p.m. and lasts 1 1/2 hours; adults pay Euro 6
  • Friday (May - October): "Biberacher Impressionen" (Biberach impressions), starts at 3 p.m. and lasts 1 hour; adults pay Euro 6
  • Saturday: Starts at 2 p.m. and lasts 2 hours (includes a visit to the White Tower); adults pay Euro 6
Themed tour

Unless stated otherwise, the meeting point for the guided tours is the Spitalhof (former hospital quarter) of the Biberach Museum. Registration is not required.

Children up to ten years of age are free of charge. Students aged eleven and up receive a 50 percent discount off of the regular price.

Shopping Trip

Feel, taste, smell and try out ─ Embark on a shopping spree through the city centre to discover the latest fashions at the local shops boasting big-city flair as well as take in clever and unusual items on display in fine boutiques and stores set in a unique historical scene. Navigate to Leisure & Shopping for more information on shopping in Biberach. Recommendation: While touring the city centre, be sure to also check out the alleys for shops specialising in handicrafts, jewellery and other fine items, and your favourite collectables!


...and in the evening

A rich and varied evening program is almost always available in Biberach. All events are listed in the Culture Calendar. Event tickets can be purchased online or from the ticket office at the tourist information centre in city hall.


Sunday

Biberach Museum

The museum with its four exhibition halls is one of the ten most notable municipal museums in Baden-Württemberg. One of the most amazing facts about Biberach is the almost countless number of artists with roots in this small town. The well-appointed municipal museum bears eloquent witness to this. Admission is free of charge on Saturday.

Major works of southern German art are presented here and include the most renowned German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880 - 1938), Baroque paintings from Johann Heinrich Schönfeld (1609 - 1684) and captivating genre paintings from Johann Baptist Pflug (1785 - 1866).

Among the greats is Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664 - 1731), legendary goldsmith of the German Baroque, who created world-famous treasures at the Dresden Court of Augustus the Strong. In Biberach, you can experience his jewelled flower basket.

The fully preserved artists' studios of Munich animal painters Anton Braith (1836-1905) and Christian Mali (1832-1906) are also unique and represent a venerable cultural landmark. The old German studios were moved from Munich to Biberach in 1906.

The natural and cultural history of Upper Swabia is presented in a colourful and engaging manner as the fossils of fish, sharks and mammoths take us back to a time many millions of years ago. Habitats that have been recreated with incredible attention to detail draw you into the native animal world. An officially listed archaeological collection reveals the life of reindeer hunters in the Stone Age, waterside dwellers in the Bronze Age, Celts, Romans and Alamanni. Staged scenes spanning 800 years of city life are also on display and depict the battles fought in the Middle Ages, infamous criminal Schwarzer Veri, the world wars and National Socialism.

Information about our public guided city tours

Overview of the public city tours
Historical sightseeing walk
  • Wednesday (May - October): Starts at 2 p.m. and lasts 1 1/2 hours; adults pay Euro 6
  • Friday (May - October): "Biberacher Impressionen" (Biberach impressions), starts at 3 p.m. and lasts 1 hour; adults pay Euro 6
  • Saturday: Starts at 2 p.m. and lasts 2 hours (includes a visit to the White Tower); adults pay Euro 6
Themed tour

Unless stated otherwise, the meeting point for the guided tours is the Spitalhof (former hospital quarter) of the Biberach Museum. Registration is not required.

Children up to ten years of age are free of charge. Students aged eleven and up receive a 50 percent discount off of the regular price.

Active & Recreation

The bold and daring can get their kicks by visiting Biberach's adventure park in the Burrenwald forest ─ no fewer than nine courses and 85 climbing elements are available. Afterwards (or instead!), you can get some relaxation at the Jordanbad spa in Biberach, which has a new sauna area, or take a dip in the outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Additional tips can be found in Active & Recreation.