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Places of Interest
Elector´s Residence
Wolfgang and Nannerl played here for Elector Karl Theodor on 18 July 1763 from 5-9 PM, along with "an admirable flutest, Wendling, "good singers," and what Leopold termed "without" doubt, the best orchestra in Germany."
 
 
Gardens of the palace
Both Leopold and Nannerl cited the gardens of the palace, a jewel of landscape gardening.
 
 
Red House - Inn
Dreikönigstraße 6
The Mozarts stayed in the "Red House Inn" from 13 to 18 July 1763.
 
 
St. Pancratius Church
Leopold noted about Schwetzingen, "It is only a villag, but has three churches.
 
 
Theater of the palace
 
Contact & Information
Information about specific events:
Dr. Barbara Gilsdorf
Schwetzingen director of cultural events
Tel: +49 (0) 6202 87137
Fax: +40 (0) 6202 87138
http://www.schwetzingen.de
E-mail: barbara.gilsdorf@schwetzingen.de
Tourist information, guided tour reservations
(group bookings, or tours for individuals, both by prearrangement):
Schwetzingen information center
Tel: +49 (0) 6202 945 875
Fax: +49 (0) 6202 945 877
http://www.schwetzingen.de
E-mail: stadtinfo@schwetzingen.de
 

Mozarts Journeys

  • 3rd Journey: Paris to London
    1763 - 1766 Map
  • Journey to Paris
    1777 - 1779 Map
  • Journey to Frankfurt
    1790 - 1790 Map

Mozart events

  • generally
    Events
  • Schwetzingen Mozart Festival
    Festival
  • Schwetzingen Festival
    Festival