Dettingen unter Teck is a town that constitutes an ideal base for motorhome holidays and exploring the district of Esslingen, known for its rivers, natural beauty and preserved areas devoted to wildlife. Located close to Bundesautobahn 8, the motorway that links Luxembourg to Austria, camper van breaks from the town are suited to adventurous travellers and people who want to explore the locality in greater depth.
Dettingen has a population of around 6,000 inhabitants, so it has a village-like feel. The settlement has been populated since Roman times. Indeed, some embankments and fortifications from that era can still be found.
The rural character of this part of Germany is very much a part of what visitors can expect. However, Dettingen unter Teck is a modern place, too. Many of the town's public and privately owned buildings have recently been renovated. This includes the town's handy tourist office. There are also motorhomebookers.com rental partners, allowing for convenient motorhome bookings.
Beuren Open Air Museum is located under a mile away from the town centre of Dettingen unter Teck. This is the ideal place to begin a road trip because it offers numerous insights into the traditional way of life in this part of Germany. In fact, for those interested in historical artefacts, it should be noted that there are several antique outlets in the town.
It is worth bearing in mind that the townsfolk of Dettingen unter Teck also organise walking tours of the local area. Details about them vary each season, but visitors can find out more easily from the town hall. Those travelling with children should also note that numerous play parks, known to locals as spielplatzen, are dotted around the town.
Thanks to its local geography—Dettingen unter Teck forms part of the wider Alb plateau—this part of Germany is very diverse. As well as offering hiking opportunities in beech forests, the town offers convenient access to ravines and other geographical features. In fact, the area was awarded a cultural landscape status by UNESCO.
Dettingen unter Teck does not have many shops, but the basic provisions for a road trip can be purchased locally. Almost adjoining the town on the other side of the autobahn is Kirchheim unter Teck, a larger settlement with several supermarkets with car parks on its outskirts, making them easier to access with a camper van.
On the other hand, Dettingen unter Teck itself boasts several restaurants to suit most tastes. It also has a handy filling station and a pharmacy, all within a few hundred metres of one another.
Located just 25 miles from the big city of Stuttgart, Dettingen unter Teck feels very different from the urban centres of Germany. Find out more about planning a motorhome holiday in Dettingen unter Teck by making an enquiry with motorhomebookers.com right now.