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The Blutritt, Weingarten, Germany

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Distance from city center: 0.2mi
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.

Kirchplatz 7, 88250 Weingarten, Deutschland

The BasilikaThe Alamannen museum
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Weingarten Travel guide

Weingarten is connected with the local highways called B 30 and 32. The next real highways are at the city of Ulm, the A 8 and close to Wangen, A 96. The city has got an own railwaystation, but the"deutsche Bahn" doesnt stop there, only at the station of Ravensburg. Since 1998 Weingarten has got an station of the so called BOB Bahn,the private Oberschwaben-Bahn GmbH & Co. KG, lying [...]

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