Markttreiben am Schillerplatz
Schillerplatz © Peter-Jörg Albrecht

Discover Wetzlar!

The town of Wetzlar is situated in middle Hesse and has, today, round 53,000 inhabitants. It is the district town of the Lahn-Dill district and an important key town for 300,000 people in the area. Amongst others, high life quality in an intact environment, excellent shopping facilities, attractive learning opportunities, a multifarious culltural life and numerous leisure activities, a picturesque old town as well as modern event locations also for conferences and congresses make Wetzlar an attractive business location.

Under the rubric town portrait, you can find interesting information, for example on the town's history, town centre, town districts or on Wetzlar's partner town, one can get an initial comprehensive impression of our lovely town.

The flair of a historically developed town and modern town life with an extensive cultural programme make Wetzlar a well worth seeing, lively place. The affectionately restored old town, attractive shopping facilities and a varied gastronomy makes it inviting to saunter and linger. The best way to discover what Wetzlar has to offer, in this respect, would be by participating in one of our town guided tours.

Already "landed" in Wetzlar?

Wetzlar is attractive and alive in all kinds of aspects. This can be seen not only by the 500 clubs, which cover almost every area of life and offer you not only sport or cultural activities but also make voluntary engagement possible. The Adult education centre also has interesting offers in its programme, with which one can improve one's skills or also discover new interests.

The gastronomy in Wetzlar equally has something considerable to offer: it reaches from regional to international cuisine. Some of the restaurants and cafes are integrated into historical buildings, so that the guest can experience the flair of past ages when dining. In addition, Wetzlar is well-known for its comfortable pubs and bistros, which can be found under the category: gastronomy.

More details, tipps and helpful suggestions can be obtained from our Tourist Information Office in Wetzlar, as to what one should not miss not only as a tourist resp. visitor, but also as a new citizen of Wetzlar.
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