Hosting more than 600 companies in the sector of medical technology, the city of Tuttlingen is often referred to as “World Capital of Medical Engineering”. Since Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences has created a subsidiary campus in 2009, Tuttlingen also is a university location. Rising only 30 kilometers from Tuttlingen, the Danube connects the city with several European capitals, including Vienna and Budapest.

Explore the picturesque old town of Tuttlingen, which was completely rebuilt after being destroyed by a fire in 1803. If you rather want to travel back to the Middle Ages, Honberg fortress ruins are a rewarding destination for you.


Being situated between Lake Constance, the Black Forest and the Swabian Alb, the city of Tuttlingen and the entire region offer a great variety of free-time activities. Whether you are fond of hiking, cycling or other kinds of sport, whether you enjoy spending time in the nature or simply want to relax – there is something for every taste.

Cycling along the Danube, taking a motorbike tour around Lake Constance, relaxing in the TuWass water world, exploring the Honberg fortress ruins, enjoying a peaceful and quiet hike up on the Swabian Alb, mountain-biking in the Black Forest, celebrating at summer festivals and concerts, doing a ship cruise and discovering Mainau Island on Lake Constance, visiting Upper Danube Nature Park as well as the sources of the Danube at Donaueschingen,  Sigmaringen Castle and many more.