Welcome to Künzelsau, a picturesque town located in the beautiful Baden-Württemberg region of south central Germany. With its idyllic riverside location and charming architecture, Künzelsau is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or a foodie, there’s something for everyone in this delightful town. Join us as we explore the best Künzelsau has to offer.
First, let’s talk geography. Künzelsau sits along the Kocher River, a right tributary of the Neckar River, and is surrounded by the higher-lying towns of Amrichshausen, Belsenberg, Gaisbach, Garnberg, Kocherstetten, Laßbach, Morsbach, Nagelsberg, Nitzenhausen, Ohrenbach, and Steinbach. The city is located at an elevation of 210–435 m (689–1,427 ft) and is the second largest city in the Hohenlohe district.
Künzelsau has a rich history dating back to 1098 when it was first documented as Künzelsau. The city was under a Ganerbengemeinschaft until 1802 and then joined the Kingdom of Württemberg in 1806. Künzelsau played an important role in the emigration of pork butchers to the UK in the late 18th and early 19th century. In 1892, the railway station was inaugurated, and in 1948, the L. Hermann clothes factory (now the Mustang apparel Werke GmbH + Co. KG) produced the first jeans in Germany. Today, K