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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 26th of November, 2009

Weingarten is a small town in the South of Germany. It's rather quiet there as it is located next to another small town called Ravensburg and most people hang out there. Social life is also not quite interesting there, but then there are plenty of places around town to spend a nice evening.

The only decent bar/restaurant I know there is the Schindler Hannes, which is a quite cheap but fun place to hang out at.There is a decent Indian restaurant just a few houses apart as well.

The main attraction in Weingarten is the Basilika Weingarten which is one of the most beautiful baroque churches north of the Alpes. The church hosts the tallest organs in Europe, so they claim :)

Finally, Weingarten is close to Lake Constance and the Alpes. There is a vast amount of lakes, forests, hills, and creeks around and really beatiful if you are the outdoors person.

 

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The city is the third biggest place in the district of Ravensburg and since the 1st january 1974 it is also a so called big district city. It has got an pädagogic university and for technics, economics and social studies. The area of the city is about 12 square kilometers big and has got about 30.000 inhabitans. The origins of the city can be traced back till the 5th century A.D. The historic town, formerly called "Altdorf", is situated in the valley of the small river Scherzach, running right into the previously mentioned Schussen. The city´s name today derives from the old monastery, lying high above the old town on the... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

The baroque palace of Weintgarten is great - Apr 12, 2009, by Wazling
Weingarten is a nice city, middle size and well positioned in the south of germany. It's a quiet town with a nice inner city, some of it's medieval buildings still preserved. There you can also find one of the biggest baroque churches of... Read more »

What to visit in Weingarten - Jul 6, 2010, by asterix
Weingarten it is a small town linked to Ravensburg, it is so near that you can't even see when you are in Ravenburg or Weingarten. Here is situated the famous basilica of St. Martin and Oswald, one of the greatest barroc basilica of the... Read more »

 
 

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