Hotel Ochsen Merklingen

Das Tagungs- Event- und  Familienhotel

Places to go, things to see and much more

Discover historic towns, old monasteries, lovely baroque churches and stately castles.
Several of the most beautiful and interesting caves of southern Germany are located in our surroundings, too.

Below you can find a small summary of the possible leisure activities around Merklingen.


• Protestant church
  “Zu den Heiligen Drei Königen“
• Extended hiking and biking trails
• Cross-country ski-tracks

Machtolsheim (3 km):

• Fairy tale park and pony yard

Laichingen (7 km):


• “Tiefenhöhle“, Germany’s deepest cave open to the public


• Climbing forest “Kletterwald“

• Ski-lift and ski-tracks

Rossnatour - horse-drawn carriage ride (starting 10 persons)

Westerheim (15 km):

• Cave “Schertelshöhle“

Blaubeuren (15 km):

• Monastery


• “Blautopf“ (famous fount) and hammer mill

• Panorama open air pool / indoor swimming pool

Ulm (20 km): 


• Cathedral with highest steeple in the world

• Historic city center – fishermens‘ quarter

• Zoological garden and aquarium, leisure pool, ice skating facility, etc.

• Danube bank path

Owen (40 km):

• Castle “Teck“

Neuffen (46 km): 

• Castle “Hohenneuffen“

Sonnenbühl (56 km):

• Cave “Bärenhöhle“ with family park “Traumland“

Family park “Traumland“

• Cave “Nebelhöhle“

Fitness, wellness & thermal baths

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