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Wetzlaris a city in Hesse.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Regular services go to Frankfurt, Cologne, Fulda, Limburg. There extensive connections on the German high speed train network (ICE) from these cities.

By air[edit]

Wetzlar has no airport so head for Frankfurt/Main, Germany's busiest airport.

By car[edit]

Wetzlar has a good connection to the German "Autobahn". Three junctions leads from the Autobahn 45 in the City. The federal route B49 beginns in Luxembourg and leads through the city.

Get around[edit]


  • The historic old town, with the "cathedral" and the half-timbered houses
  • Lots of Museums
  • Old Lahnbridge


In Wetzlar you can do many things. You can go canoeing on the Lahn, the river, which flow through Wetzlar. You can also hike in the forests or on the bord of the Lahn, where are very good paths for hiking and biking.


You can go shopping in the oldtown, with its little shops and stores. There are bakerys, butcher, florists, shops with clothes but also shops odds and ends. Then a very important thing for buying things: The "Forum". It's a shopping mall with 110 shops and there are all things, that you need. In Wetzlar are many supermarkets, too but also DIY-Shops.


You can eat in the oldtown, where are many restaurants and cafés. There are pizzerias, with italian food, but also real german restaurants with the traditional food. The cafés are often very small and the cakes were self-made. You needn't go in a restaurant, if you didn't like it, because in Wetzlar are fast-food-restaurants,too, e.g. McDonalds or Burger King. In the district of Wetzlar are restaurants, too.



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