Bad Schussenried

Bad Schussenried

Coat of arms
Bad Schussenried

Coordinates: 48°0′24″N 9°39′31″E / 48.00667°N 9.65861°E / 48.00667; 9.65861Coordinates: 48°0′24″N 9°39′31″E / 48.00667°N 9.65861°E / 48.00667; 9.65861
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Biberach
  Mayor Achim Deinet
  Total 55.02 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 8,537
  Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 88427
Dialling codes 07583
Vehicle registration BC
Fresco by Johannes Zick in the Church of St. Magnus.

Bad Schussenried is a town in Upper Swabia in the district of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

It lies on the Upper Swabian Baroque Route. Schussenried Abbey, a former monastery founded in 1183, is located in Bad Schussenried. Its church and baroque library feature impressive architecture and artwork, including intricate ceiling frescoes.

The town is also home to a beer stein museum, the Schussenrieder Bierkrug Museum.

Bad Schussenried has about 10,000 inhabitants. Oswald Metzger, a former Green party, now Christian democratic politician and cyclist Rolf Gölz, who won a silver medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics, are from Bad Schussenried. The world champion women trick cyclists are also from Bad Schussenried.

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]


Sons and daughters of the town

Personalities who have worked locally

Conradin Kreutzer


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