If your trip to Pforzheim is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Plan a stop at Theatre Pforzheim. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most visitors’ must-do lists. If you still have some space on that schedule, Pforzheim Schmuckwelten and Alpengarten Pforzheim will keep you busy too.
We know you’re curious about what else is near you. Head a little outside of Pforzheim and you’ll come across world-class sights. Travelers from all corners of the globe make a beeline for Heidelberg Castle. You can reach it from Heidelberg, 35 miles away.
After spending time rubbing shoulders with like-minded people, it’s always good to know you can rest and relax somewhere nearby. If you’re visiting Pforzheim primarily for work, these are some of the popular convention centers that are close to hotels, restaurants and cafés:
CongressCentrum Pforzheim (0.2 miles away).
Messe Karlsruhe (16 miles away).
Karlsruhe Convention Center (16 miles away).
Some people find driving in busy traffic in big cities a bit tricky. In a small vehicle like a compact or economy, those bustling Pforzheim streets will be a walk in the park. Prefer to spend your getaway discovering the surrounding caves? Have a look at our range of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With loads of space and more power under the hood, these bigger cars will make those long, scenic drives even more unforgettable. Crossing off all the activities and sights that Pforzheim is known for has never been easier with your own wheels.
You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to rental cars in Pforzheim. From luxury models to agile compacts, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need much more than a bargain, no-frills type model.
People drive on the right-hand side of the road in Pforzheim. Even though the rules may be similar to home, it’s wise to drive a little more cautiously in places you’ve never been.
You’ll find plenty of places to leave your car in Pforzheim. Even in the busiest areas, there’s often a space right where you need it.
As with many cities, the roads are usually busier just before and after work during the week. However, thanks to its smaller population of approximately 119,300, traffic gridlock isn’t a huge issue in Pforzheim.
There sure are. In the city of Pforzheim, speed limits range from 30km/h to 130km/h. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 30km/h unless otherwise indicated.
Normally your car rental company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Otherwise, they may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Provided you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you can lawfully use your cell phone while driving a car in Pforzheim. But ensure you stay focused on the road.
Turning on a red light is illegal in Pforzheim. Be on the lookout for traffic lights and signs to ensure you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Karlsruhe Government District.