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What to see in Waldburg, Germany

 
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On a steep, conical hill, the highest point of Oberschwaben (772 m above sea-level) the Waldburg rises. It was the ancestral castle of the lineage of the imperial duke of the same name. From 1221 through 1240 the imperial regalia were kept here.

Waldburg is a really small town really close to Ravensburg where we visited an ancestral castle.

It is a really well maintained castle with a lot of rooms and expositions, like shields, trophies, paintings, and a lot of old furniture. It is funny to find yourself back in time and imagine the lords living there.

A really great destination, not so far away.

This is only one of the castels in that region, maybe next time we can visit more of them.

 

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Two weeks in Germany - overview

1. Nov 30, 1999 Europa Park in Rust (Rust)  (* 4)
2. Jun 22, 2010 Ravensburg (Ravensburg)  (* 10)
3. Jun 23, 2010 Things to do in Constance (Constance)  (* 22)
4. Jun 24, 2010 Short visit in Munich (Munich)  (* 27)
5. Jun 26, 2010 What to see in Waldburg (Waldburg)  (* 16)
6. Jun 26, 2010 What to visit in Weingarten (Weingarten)  (* 11)

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When it came to religion, Hamburg accepted Lutheranism in the year 1529 and also entertained Protestant refugees who came from France and the Netherlands. There were times when Hamburg was under the Danish rule while still a part of the Holy Roman Empire being an Imperial Free City. It was temporarily seized by Napoleon I and endured ruthlessly during the final campaign in Germany but still was able to raise its two forces in order to battle against Napoleon. Then Hamburg was besieged more than a year by the Allied forces before the Russian forces freed Hamburg in 1814. In the 19th century, Hammonia, a patron goddess, appeared in poetic and... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Waldburg

Attraktionen in Ravensburg - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das Untertor war damals der Ausgang der Stadt.Hier wurde auch ein Gitter früher gebaut aber das ist in der zwischen Zeit weg.Es ist nocht so besonders wie zum Beispiel der Mehlsack aber er ist auch ein turm den man ungedingt sehen muss... Read more »

The versatility of Ravensburg - Apr 12, 2009, by Wazling
Ravensburg is a amazing place. In the two world wars it wasn't heavily hit, so the medieval town is completely preserved. It's really interesting to see for example the old town hall from the 15th century or the many towers of medieval... Read more »

About Frankfurt International Airport - Feb 1, 2008, by stef
We headed from the Frankfurt Airport to Crete. Departure was quite early in the morning, at 5:45 am, so we had to start from home at 1:00 am. We stayed in Ravensburg, which is 300 kmaway from Frankfurt. Given that airport parking is very... Read more »

Check the Zeppelin museum in Friedrichschafen - Apr 11, 2009, by Wazling
Friedrichshafen is a nice city, that lies at a great view over the lake of constance. At the beach promenade you can find a lot of bars and restaurants nearby. Also a lot of ice bars can be found there during the summer time. Close to that... Read more »

weingarten - Jul 24, 2009, by Victoria
Wo liegt den dieses kaff in BW und ist gegner von RV und wird immer vonRv ausgemobbt.es hat die große basilika die orgel hat 999 Orgelpfeifen wahnsinn.... Read more »

 
 

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