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Schwetzingen

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Schwetzingen is a German town situated in the northwest of Baden-Württemberg, around 10km southwest of Heidelberg and 15km southeast of Mannheim. Schwetzingen is one of the 5 biggest cities of the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district and a medium-sized centre near the higher ranked city of Mannheim.GeographySchwetzingen is located in the Rhine-Neckar-triangle in the plain of the Rhine river, lying west of the Odenwald and in the east of the Rhine. A small stream, the Leimbach, runs through the city before joining the Rhine.Neighbouring municipalitiesThe following municipalities, listed clockwise beginning in the north, border on the city limits of Schwetzingen: Mannheim, Plankstadt, Oftersheim, Hockenheim, Ketsch and Brühl. The municipal area of Schwetzingen is completely consolidated with Oftersheim. The limits of Plankstadt are only separated by one street from the limits of Schwetzingen.
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Where to stay in Schwetzingen

Accommodations in Schwetzingen cluster close to the castle, the town's main attraction. Some hotels occupy refurbished 18th-century buildings, offering great views of the castle and good access to bustling restaurants and bars. Other options include more budget-friendly, contemporary hotels, which lie just to the east. Some visitors stay in the larger Heidelberg, only 15-minutes drive to the east, or Mannheim, to the northwest.
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