Bad Wimpfen, Germany
Bad Wimpfen is an historic spa town in the district of Heilbronn in the Baden-Württemberg region of southern Germany. It lies north of the city of Heilbronn, on the river Neckar. It is situated on the west bank of the River Neckar, around 15 km to the north of Heilbronn. The town is divided in two parts: The older Wimpfen im Tal is situated at the Neckar and Wimpfen am Berg containing the town centre.

In present-day Bad Wimpfen the town is impressive both due to its various spa institutions and due to its numerous fine historic buildings. The historical old part of the town is protected completely. The most important building in Bad Wimpfen is the Kaiserpfalz. Its most potent remaining symbol is the Blauer Turm (Blue Tower), which was occupied for 650 years. The tower is open to visitors and offers a spectacular panorama over the whole town. The Roter Turm (Red Tower) dating from c.1200 is a second tower of the Pfalz.

Things to See & Do

* Blauer Turm (Blue Tower)
* Historic churches
* Half timbered buildings
* Historical old town
* Museums

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 19.38 km²
Population – 6,900 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Bad Wimpfen is located on the Neckar river, approximately .5km from the town centre.

Travel Links - Bad Wimpfen is situated at the rail road Elsenztalbahn running from Heilbronn to Heidelberg.