Kirchheim unter Teck is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the fourth largest city in the Esslingen district. It is located on the small river Lauter, a tributary of the Neckar and situated in the foothills of the Swabian Alb. The town is the main centre of the area around the Teck Castle, which is where the town gets its name. The historic town centre offers many attractive sights such as the town walls and bastions, impressive half-timbered houses, the gothic church of St. Martin, and a renaissance castle.
Kirchheim economy centres on manufactured goods such as cotton products, damask, pianofortes, machinery, furniture, chemicals, cement and gliders. Companies based in the town include car seat manufacturer Recaro, Graupner Model, the cane manufacturer Leki and aircraft Schempp-Hirth. Kerchheim has an industrial park, called Nabern. The modern and mainly medium sized companies profit from the town’s excellent location close to the motorway, the airport and Stuttgart, the regional capital of Baden Württemberg. Companies in the park include Ballard Power Systems GmbH, which is owned by Daimler AG. There are many serviced office options in and around the industrial park and the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Activities in Kircheheim, Germany might include a walk through the town’s streets to view the cultural attractions. These include the town museum ‘Kornhaus’, the literary museum in the ‘Max-Eyth-Haus’, the library, and the musical school in the ‘Schlössle’. The town’s municipal hall offers a wide variety of theatrical and other social events. Concerts and other cultural activities are typically produced at the castle. There are countless leisure facilities, including an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, squash courts, horse-riding centres, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. A well-established network of cycle paths takes you through the gentle foothills of the Alb. Dining options in the area include the restaurants Madden. Stefano, Gasthaus Zum Fass, and Restaurant Geiger.
The closest major airport is Stuttgart Airport which is 23 km from the centre of Kirchheim, Germany. Kirchheim is serviced by the Teckbahn, a railway that connects Wendlingen am Neckar to Lenningen. Inside the city, the bus lines of the public transport group (ÖPNV) service multiple stops.