Residing in Hotel Bitzer you can let your gaze wander over the valley and the roofs of Backnang City.
The just documentary evidence of the village goes back to the year 1067. Backnang become city in 1220 and is surmounted by the landmark of Backnang : The city tower , which goes back to the year 1699 and is located high on castle mountain.
The city tower is surrounded by a church, built in 1130 with its Roman towers an the nearly Michaelis (St.Michael's) church with its choir which was founded in the 13th century.
The timber-framed town hall was restored after the big city fire in 1699 an is considered the most beautiful town halls in Germany. It is a popular attraction and favourable positioned.
Enjoy strolling around and go shopping in the historic "Old town" with its charming timber -framed-buildings In the old tanners-quarter right beside the Murr-River .
It will sure give you a taste of the "early days".