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The Blutritt, Weingarten, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 10th of September, 2009
If you are in the city around the end of april, you should visit the biggest procession of riders in europe. It is called 'the Blutritt', because of the piece of the cross of Jesus, carried through the area of Weingarten and the surrounding villages. The piece of the cross came there in the 11th century.

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Kirchplatz 7, 88250 Weingarten, Deutschland

 
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  • The Alamannen museum
    This small museum is worth a look, if you are in the city center of Weingarten. It contains the history of the Alamannen, a tribe living in that area over 1700 years before. Also findings are exhibited there, even some burrial places [...]
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  • Fasnetsmuseum
    In a former property of the monastery of Weingarten, there is the new Fasnetsmuseum. It was founded on 2003 and shows you the rich culture and developement of the Altdorfer (old name of Weingarten) Fasnet. Over 50 lifesize figures and other [...]
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  • Bar with nice beer garden
    If you want to spend a chilled night with good, cheap beer, you have to visit the 'Schinderhannes'. It´s a good atmosphere and you receive an good service. [...]
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  • The Basilika
    If you are at Weingarten you really should visit it´s baroque church, one of the biggest in germany. [...]
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  • The Schinderhannes
    If you want to enjoy a beer within a quaint atmosphere, you should go to the Schinderhannes. This bar has got also a beer garden, that´s nice in the summer. This place is also a cheap one, but quality and service is very good. Beer costs [...]
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Through the area of Weingarten runs the historic pilgrim way called Jakobspilgerweg (The way of St, James), leading right to Saqntiago de Compostela in Spain. The moneastery of Weingarten lies at the way between the city of Ulm and Constance. At the monastery there´s also an sign remembering to that and down the city, at the area of the "Ochsen", there´s also a modern [...]
 
 
 

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