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Mehlsack, Ravensburg, Germany

 
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Distance from city center: 0.3mi
MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 7th of August, 2009
The Mehlsack tower is the symbol of Ravensburg. It's a 50m tall tower that was apparently built by the people of Ravensburg so that they could watch what the rich aristocrats were up to in the Veitsburg Castle. It's a real nice tower and you can't miss it. You can go up there on Sundays from 10am to 1opm and you are sure to have a beautiful sight over the city

Address:
Mehlsackweg 11, 88212 Ravensburg, Germany

Price:
Book one week in advance and you will need to book a group. The prices are as follows:

* 0,5-hour climb per group €15
* 1-hour climb per group €20
* Schools and Universities get a € 5 discount

Opening Hours:
April-September
Sunday 10-13 Uhr


How to get there:
simply look out for the tall white tower and walk. It will take you about 5-10min from the city center.

 
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