Located near the Black Forest and a host of major German cities, car hire in Pforzheim is a convenient choice for local travel. The city has a proud history of craft trades such as watchmaking, to which the jewellery museums pay homage (hence its nickname City of Gold). Pforzheim is steeped in history and the castle/church of St Michael is an honoured symbol. Pforzheims position at the centre of Baden-Württemberg makes it popular with tourists, as well as the fact that its situated next to one of Europes most important economic crossroads France is just 3 minutes away by car. Hiring a car in Pforzheim can be done in the city itself as well as the surrounding airports.