Bad Säckingen Travel Guide

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Bad Säckingen Things to Do

  • Münsterplatz - see you there

    Münsterplatz (meaning: Cathedral Square) is the main square within Old town and one of important stop in touristic attraction - walking and introduction with Old town. Not long ago, this spacious place in front of St. Fridolinmünster was a big parking space. Thanks to donations of locals it was a reconstruction of this square so visitors and locals...

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  • St. Fridolinsmünster

    St. Fridolinsmünster is a very huge catholic cathedral in the very heart of old town. It is viewed by every corner of town. It is hard to take a photo of whole building. It was build in Gothic style but I didn't see something similar. The cathedral is very old, no doubt about it and the year that was connected with their construction is 1300....

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  • Tour of the Old Town

    Tour of the Old Town is not just a obvious thing to do in such a small town but also and very popular attraction that is promoted by local touristic office. There is also and detailed Old town interpretative map in Munsterplatz. The official name of this tour is on German "Rundgang durch die Altstadt".The tour connect 20 different point trough Old...

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  • Holzbrücke in Bad Säckingen

    One of main attraction in Bad Säckingen and on river Rhine in general is a wooden covered road bridge (German: Holzbrücke). It connects Bad Säckingen in Germany with the village Stein in Switzerland. This bridge is 203.7 m (668 ft). It is also the longest roofed wooden bridge of Europe. That is the reason why this bridge is national registered...

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  • Evangelistic church - 150 years of...

    Evangelistic church (German: Evangelische Stadtkirche) is one of many religious object in town. It have a classic design.

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  • Gallusturm

    Gallusturm or Gallus tower is very famous attraction of this small town. This tower was created back in 1343. It was a breakwater. It was build after a flood had ravaged the former island city. The Rhine at that time branched into a main and a northern tributary and thus surrounded the city core. Since 1974 he is the local guild of Bad Säckinger...

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Bad Säckingen Local Customs

  • St. Gallus

    St. Gallus is very important Saint in Northern Switzerland and South of Germany. Many buildings here are named after this Saint like local kindergarten. Here is a popular faucet next to the Old town wall and tower named after him.

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  • Old town

    Tour of Old town is probably biggest touristic attraction here besides many others reason for visit this charming town. Old town and especial Münsterplatz is source of pride for locals. Many locals participate in reconstruction of Old town by offer a donations. First action of reconstruction of old town was finish in 1977. Before that time this big...

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  • Trumpeter's town

    Bad Säckingen is famous as the "Trumpeter's town" (German: Trompeterstadt). It held that nickname since issue of the book "The Trumpeter of Säckingen" (German: Trompeter von Säckingen) from 19th-century by German author Joseph Victor von Scheffel (1826 - 1886).The locals love that book and the trumpeter is official mascot. There is touristic sign...

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Bad Säckingen Sports & Outdoors

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    Aaaaalright... Whatdayawannado???
    We´ve got:
    Squaredance, Rounddance, Linedance, Jazzdance, Ballroomdancing, Rock `n Roll, HipHop, Childrens-dance, Ballet, Bellydance, Moderndance, Volkdance, ect...ect...ect...

    Equipment: Thick socks or special dancing shoes. No Streetshoes in the training area alowed.

    Hip Hop

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  • Bad Säckingen - Rundgang durch die...

    Rundgang durch die Altstadt or Tour of Old town is popular touristic attraction of Bad Säckingen. Namely, walking is best way to explore city. Local touristic organization is recognized its as their potential and post many information board and signs all over Old town. In local touristic office you can get a free map and lot of useful information...

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  • The Bad Säckinger wooden bridge

    The Bad Säckinger wooden bridge with its 203.7 m is the longest wooden covered bridge in Europe, longer than the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne witch is more popular. By the year 1979, the wooden bridge was actually a road bridge and all the traffic was passed over the bridge. This led to extremely long traffic jams in the city.

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  • St. Gallus faucet

    St. Gallus faucet is nice monument next to the tower and riverside promenade and it was build on old town wall. It is part of local touristic offer and local tradition. Sankt Gallus is saint from especially revered in the North West Switzerland and southern Germany.Sankt Gallus lived from 550 AD until probably in the year 640 and had Irish...

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