trips planned by users
trips planned by users
Maulbronn trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Maulbronn is a city in the district of Enz in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.HistoryFounded in 1838, it emerged from a settlement, built around a monastery, which belonged to the Neckar Community in the Kingdom of Württemberg. In 1886, Maulbronn officially became a German town and was an administrative centre until 1938. The return of many displaced persons following the Second World War significantly raised the local population.Of particular note is the town's monastery, Maulbronn Abbey, which features prominently in Hermann Hesse's novel, Beneath the Wheel. The former Cistercian monastery has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.Legend has it that the settlement was founded by monks who followed a mule to a valley with a source of clean water. The valley was also blessed with large deposits of soft sandstone for building. The monks built the original abbey and erected a fountain to honour the mule. The town name means mule fountain.According to legend, the monks of Maulbronn also invented the pasta dish Maultasche.ActivitiesMaulbronn has a beautiful lake which is called "Tiefersee" which stands for "deep lake". The deep lake is a great attraction from May to September. Once a year there is a great Rock festival. The Turkish community of Maulbronn is organizing once a year a huge soccer tournament which is well visited and participated from all over Germany and sometimes even Poland, Austria and France.Maulbronn is in Baden-Wurttemberg. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Maulbronn trip itinerary using our Germany trip planning app.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Maulbronn
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Maulbronn tours
Popular things to do in Maulbronn
Places to visit with Maulbronn
Recently planned trips to Maulbronn
2 days in Heidelberg & Maulbronn BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Maulbronn BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SLOVAKIA May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA February, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 56 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium