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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 city ALtdorf itself was already from 1452 part of the so called Vorderösterreich (Austria). In 1805 it was put to the Kingdom Württemberg. In 1806 Napoleon gave the monastery also to Württemberg. 1810 Altdorf and Weingarten were put to the administrative district of Ravensburg. In the 19th century Weingarten developed to a military place whose last barracks have been closed in [...]
 
 
 

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