Hotel & Restaurant Schwanen
The Swabian Alb – so much to explore

You will receive the Albcard from us

We would like to make your stay in our beautiful homeland – the Swabian Alb – even more attractive and ensure that you can discover it comfortably: We give you a free gift from the first night in the Hotel Schwanen Metzingen the AlbCard. With the AlbCard you benefit from many free and discounted activities. This also includes free travel on public transport and entry to over 150 sights in the Swabian Alb. You can easily receive the AlbCard when you check in at our hotel in Metzingen.

Outletcity Metzingen


We are AlbCard partners!

Benefit from many free activities around Metzingen

With the AlbCard you get reduced or free entry to thermal baths, palaces, monasteries and fortresses, museums, caves or many other exciting leisure activities. You are welcome to use several activities in one day with the AlbCard!

The card is valid throughout your entire stay and on the or departure day. You can even use the card for local public transport on the and departure day. This means that you can travel comfortably and free of charge to our hotel using public transport.

Here you can find more Information on the scope of validity of the AlbCard in local public transport and Information about the timetables.

Would you like to use the AlbCard to travel to Metzingen? Just talk to us!

Schwanen Gäste an der Rezeption

Holiday with children in the Swabian Alb

Children aged 6 and over also receive their own AlbCard. Children under 6 years of age are exempt from entry to the adventure partner when accompanied by an adult AlbCard holder. The AlbCard is valid for adults from the age of 16.
Enjoy free entry to the nearby Eningen forest outdoor swimming pool, which offers lots of fun for the whole family surrounded by beautiful nature. If the weather is bad, you can benefit from bowling and the 3D Minigolf Indoor Blacklight in Reutlingen. You can also visit the Traumland theme park or the Bear Cave in Sonnenbühl. This way your kids will enjoy their vacation too!

Experiences around Metzingen

As a guest of the Hotel Schwanen in Metzingen, for example, you benefit from a day ticket for the parking garage at OUTLETCITY Metzingen and receive a VIP shopping pass in the OUTLETCITY Welcome Center. With the VIP Shopping Pass, for example, you benefit from discounts at participating brands.

Shopping isn’t your world? How about a visit to the nearby town of Reutlingen? With the AlbCard you can take part in the city tours free of charge. In Reutlingen you also get free access to the art and local history museums. In the Achalmbad you can relax in the Finnish sauna, the Ottoman or Roman steam bath – of course free with the AlbCard.

Would you like to explore the area by e-bike? You can also benefit from many special rates when renting in Reutlingen. Also visit the Biosphere Center, where a large interactive exhibition for young and old about the Swabian Alb biosphere area awaits you.

Also get to know the special caves that are spread across the entire Swabian Alb. Some of them are considered UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In addition to the many stalactite caves that impress with their unusual formations, some caves are something very special: the deepest shaft cave and the longest accessible cave in southern Germany or the only one that you can enter by boat. Let yourself be surprised!

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The Swabian Alb - so much to explore

Discover our homeland

You won’t get bored around Metzingen. A variety of cultural activities, nature experiences and child-friendly activities await you. Are you a wine lover? Perfect! Get to know Metzingen as a wine town, and if you’re not too exhausted from a day of shopping in Outlecity, explore the popular wine hiking trail.

Opening hours
6:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sundays 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m
Breakfast times

06:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m
Weekends & public holidays 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m


12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m
Last order: 9:15 p.m
Closed on Sundays & public holidays


2:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m
Last order 9:15 p.m
Closed on Sundays & public holidays

Garden restaurant when the weather is nice: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m

06:00 – 21:30 Uhr
Sonntags 07:00-19:30 Uhr

06:30 – 10:00 Uhr
Wochenende & Feiertage 07:30 – 10:30 Uhr


12:00 – 14:00 Uhr | 18:00 – 22:00 Uhr
Letzte Bestellung: 21:15 Uhr
Sonn- & Feiertags geschlossen


14:30 – 0:00 Uhr
Letzte Bestellung 21:15 Uhr
Sonn- & Feiertags geschlossen

Gartenwirtschaft bei schönem Wetter: 12 – 23 Uhr

Frau Wetzel Hotel Schwanen
Contact person for festivities
Anna-Maria Wetzel
Note: Information about the handling of personal data can be found in our data protection declaration.
Frau Wetzel Hotel Schwanen
Restaurant contact person
Anna-Maria Wetzel
Note: Information about the handling of personal data can be found in our data protection declaration.
Schwanen Mitarbeiter
Hotel contact person
Julia Triller
Note: Information about the handling of personal data can be found in our data protection declaration.