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 30 minutes away by car. Hiring a car in Pforzheim can be done in the city itself as well as the surrounding airports.