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Europe > Central Europe > Germany > Baden-Württemberg > Northern Baden-Württemberg > Bretten

Bretten

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Bretten is a town approximately 20 km north of Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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By train[edit]

  • 1 Bretten station. the station is served by regional trains as well as  S4  and  S9  Bretten station (Q800566) on Wikidata Bretten station on Wikipedia

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Map of Bretten

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Market place and fountain

Historic town centre.

  • 1 Melanchtonhaus, Melanchthonstr. 1, +49 7252 9441 0. This 19th century structure sits on the site where the birth place of church reformer Philipp Melanchton who changed his birth name of "Schwartzerdt" to a Greek calque. Among other things it houses a library. Melanchthonhaus (Q1519254) on Wikidata Melanchthonhaus (Bretten) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Stadtmuseum im Schweizer Hof (City Museum). (Q2327707) on Wikidata

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Events[edit]

  • Peter and Paul's Festival: 28 June – 1 July 2019. Traditionally held on the first weekend in July. Attendees can try some folk dances here. (date needs updating)

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Go next[edit]

  • Bertha Benz Memorial Route - Follow the tracks of the world's first automobile journey (Mannheim - Pforzheim - Mannheim) back in 1888, leading right through Bretten


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