TOWN OF CULTURE
When the Elector came to Schwetzingen, followed by his outstanding orchestra, court society felt swept away to a magical island where everything was sounding and singing.
From late April to St. John's Day (24 June), the restaurants offer special treats based on the famous Schwetzingen asparagus.
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF SCHWETZINGEN
The deed register of the monastery Lorsch mentions Schwetzingen for the first time in a gift from 21 December 766. The town's name at the time, Suezzingen, is derived from the proper name Suezzo and roughly means "belonging to the site of …
The historical path is a hands-on history book that invites you to travel into Schwetzingen's past. Many panels on historical buildings and sites in the town area tell of archaeological finds and more.