The city of Mannheim in southwestern Germany is one of the most spectacular in the country. It's a medium-sized city that packs a big punch, especially with tourism. In fact, the city motto is "Leben. Im Quadrat," or "Life. Squared." Locals take measures to ensure visitors are extra stimulated when they arrive. It's easy to get here, too! Flights to Mannheim arrive in the Mannheim City Airport (MHG), which is just outside the city center. The town used to be a small fishing village, and there are still remnants of this old European charm all over the city. Modern updates abound as well, and the colorful mixture of cultures and nationalities makes it a fascinating and delightful place to visit.
Mannheim flights land at the MHG airport. From there, you can take a taxi to your hotel—it's less than a 10-minute drive. During daytime hours there are shuttle buses running to the city center, and many hotels will arrange for private shuttles if you notify them in advance. Another option is to pick up a rental at the airport so you have a way to get around the city during your stay.
Check out hotels in Mannheim near the airport to have a great home base while you're exploring the city. You can visit the beautiful Wasserturm, the 60-foot-high Romanesque attraction made from yellow sandstone that serves as the city's main landmark You can also catch a Schiller play at the handsome National Theater and walk along the Planken to get a taste of the local shopping delights.
There is no shortage of things to keep you busy in Mannheim, especially if you are a lover of arts and culture. The museums, architecture, and storied past of the city makes it hugely appealing to travelers in Europe. Check out Travelocity for cheap flights to Mannheim. We offer the best deals on airfare, plus Mannheim vacation packages that will save you up to $537.