Göppingen is an old town the Baden-Wuerttemberg region of southern Germany. Up until WWII Göppingen was home to a thriving Jewish community, under the protection of the local barons. The town is now home to a fascinating Jewish museum, opened in 1992 and located in a 500 year old church, which commemorates the history and the contribution that the Jewish community made to the local area. For history buffs, the Natural History Museum in neighboring Jebenhausen is definitely worth a visit. Documenting the 200 million year long history of the region, the museum boasts an impressive array of over 3,000 fossils, and is housed in a timbered building dating back to 1610. For a relaxing experience, why not drive your rent a car from Göppingen to Bad Boll? Just 10km south, Bad Boll is a spa town known for its mineral springs and thermal waters, said to have healing properties. Also worth visiting in your car, in the nearby town of Faurndau, is the Stiftskirche der Chorherren, a protestant church which is a stunning example of a late Roman basilica and one of the region's gems of this era. The church also features frescos from the 14th century, recently uncovered by archeologists and preserved and displayed for visitors. Rent a car in Göppingen with SIXT and discover this stunning old German town and the beauty of the surrounding area.