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Schiltach is in German Black Forest ("Schwarzwald") region, located in the upper Kinzig valley located where the Schiltach tributary flows into the Kinzig river.


While the town has a picturesque medieval core, it is also a modern industrial city (with nearly as many employees as the whole population). Many famous companies, amongst them the world famous bath equipment manufacturer hansgrohe has its corporate seat here, BBS international produces alloy wheels for motor sports. Irrespective of these factories, the air quality allows the town to be recognized as climatic spa. The municipality covers another small town (Lehengericht) and several farmyards and hamlets.

Get in[edit]

  • 1 Schiltach station. Schiltach is located on the Kinzig Valley Railway, which runs from Offenburg to Freudenstadt . There is a regular Monday - Friday service, a different schedule for Saturdays, and an abbreviated service on Sundays and holidays. (Q30303373) on Wikidata

Get around[edit]

There is a city bus, every half hour during the day. Adult tickets run to € 1.50.


  • 1 Marktplatz. Marktplatz Schiltach (Q1901111) on Wikidata
  • 2 Stadtkirche. A Lutheran church Stadtkirche Schiltach (Q2327413) on Wikidata
  • 3 Pharmacy museum. Apothekenmuseum Schiltach (Q620547) on Wikidata
  • 4 Museum am Markt. Museum für Moderne Angewandte Kunst (Q1514593) on Wikidata
  • 5 Schüttesäge Museum. A museum covering the topics of lumber and forestry, and equipment used in these fields Schüttesäge Museum (Q2259902) on Wikidata Schüttesäge Museum on Wikipedia
  • 6 Water-Bath-Design Museum. A museum that covers the designs of bathrooms through the ages, hosted by the Hansgrohe Group. (Q1954505) on Wikidata







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