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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 plane[edit]

Wetzlar has no airport so head for Frankfurt/Main (FRA IATA), 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 begins in Luxembourg and leads through the city.

Get around[edit]


  • The historic old town, with its half-timbered houses and a number of museums.
  • Wetzlarer Dom (cathedral).
  • 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 bakeries, butcher, florists, shops with clothes but also shops odds and ends.

  • The "Forum". shopping mall with 110 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. McDonald's or Burger King. In the district of Wetzlar are restaurants, too.



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