PforzheimPforzheim is known as the "Gateway to Black Forest" or "Goldstadt" (Gold town) for its jewellery and watch-making industries. It is one of the main cities in Baden-Württemberg and lies on the north edge of the Black Forest between Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. Pforzheim is a town of 115,000 inhabitants. It is a beautiful city, but the city itself does not have too many places to visit. It is a good place to go exploring if you have a sense of adventure. There is a lot of architecture from the early 1900s.
phone: +49 7231-39 3700address: Schloßberg 15 - 17
HauptbahnhofThe main station is served by as well as regional trains an IC along the line Nuremberg Karlsruhe every two hours and even one daily ICE per direction
By planeThe closest major airport is Stuttgart (STR).
By carThe town is easily accessible from the A8 between Karlsruhe and Stuttgart and is on the B294 from Bretten, the B463 from Calw and the B10 from Vaihingen an der Enz.
By busThe VPE provide services around the region.
As well as bus and Stadtbahn
phone: +49 7231 13 99 99address: Güterbahnhof 11day & night on the road.
phone: +49 7231 44 44 44
address: Jahnstraße 42
address: Belremstraße 74
address: Hohwiesenweg 6large 360 degree photo exhibition
Pforzheim has a variety of restaurants. There are restaurants with oriental food and restaurants with food from the Pforzheim area. One of the traditional meals is Spaezle. It is a type of egg noodle, made by hand. Normally it is eaten with some type of cheese sauce.
phone: +49 7231 651185address: Tiefenbronner Straße 201This restaurant is in the forest, by a babbling brook and is frequented by local residents, university students and professionals from the area. The menu varies by seasonal offerings while other dishes are quite palatable. During the warmer months, the outdoor veranda is filled with clients enjoying their meals and strolling by the brook. Not to be missed when traveling through the Schwarzwald (Black Forest) area.
phone: +49 7231 32990address: Östliche Karl-Friedrich-Str. 65
Goldener Bockphone: +49 7231 105123address: Ebersteinstr. 1