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Frankfurt Super Saver: Neuschwanstein Castle and Rothenburg Day Trip
"Neuschwanstein Castle Tour: (7 hours)Board your coach in central Frankfurt in the morning and travel roughly 262 miles (422 km) south to the enchanting Bavarian town of Füssen located at the southernmost tip of Germany’s Romantic Road.Füssen is home to one of Germany’s star attractions: Neuschwanstein Castle. Perched on a rocky hill this fairy tale palace rises steeply above the village of Hohenschwangau dominating the surrounding plains and Alpine foothills. You’ll understand immediately why Walt Disney used this royal castle as his inspiration for Sleeping Beauty.Bypass the entrance lines and follow your guide on a narrated tour of the castl the shy and troubled King Ludwig II who used the palace as his personal refuge during his turbulent reign. Neuschwanstein is by far the most distinctive of the king’s three Bavarian castles built in classic Neo-Gothic Revival style. Its grandeur is simply breathtaking.After your tour
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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More Things to Do in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Fünfknopfturm

Fünfknopfturm on the western side of the old town got its name because of its five peaks ending in five golden knobs. It is perhaps the prettiest of the five preserved towers and also the youngest,...
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Feb 15, 2009

Rinderbacher Torturm

Rinderbacher Torturm, another of the five preserved medieval towers, served as gate tower for the road leaving the town to the east. Like Königsturm it is also fortified towards the outside and open...
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Feb 15, 2009

Königsturm

Five towers of the town's medieval fortification are preserved. Königsturm in the south is the largest of them. Due to its position on the hillside it overlooks the whole old town.All those towers...
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Feb 15, 2009

Amtshaus

The huge, six-storey half-timbered house was originally part of Heilig-Geist-Spital (hospital of the Holy Spirit). After the independent city of Schwäbisch Gmünd became part of Württemberg in 1802/03...
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Feb 15, 2009

Augustinerkirche - Augustine Church

The church of the former Augustine monastery was built in the 15th century and redecorated in the 18th century by town architect Johann Michael Keller. The convent buildings were renewed in 1732 while...
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Feb 15, 2009

Prediger

The former Dominican monastery was closed down and secularized in 1802/03. After several other uses and damages to the buildings, the baroque complex was restored and transformed into the cultural...
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Feb 15, 2009
 
 
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Johanniskirche - St John's Church

Johanniskirche is a remarkable example of late Romanesque architecture and sculpture. Note the portals and the figures sitting in the windows and in the frieze. The church once had a gothic choir...
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Feb 15, 2009

New Town Hall

The new town hall (left in the photo, now half-hidden behind the festival stage) substituted the Grät as seat of the town administration in the 18th century. It was designed by town architect Johann...
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Feb 15, 2009

Grät - Former Town Hall

The large 14th/16th century half-timbered house in the southwestern corner of market square served as town hall until the new baroque town hall was built next to it.In the 19th century the house...
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Feb 15, 2009

Marktplatz - Market Square

The long street market is the heart of the town and indicates its planning in times of the Staufer dynasty in the 12th century. The southern end is occupied by the town hall, the northern end by the...
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Feb 15, 2009

Bell Tower of Münster Church

The steeples of Münster church collapsed in 1497 and have never been rebuilt. Instead, a separate bell tower has been erected in the northeastern corner of the churchyard, now Münsterplatz....
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Feb 15, 2009

Münster Church

The Münster Church of the Holy Cross is a masterpiece of late gothic architecture. The Parler family, father Heinrich and son Peter, are involved with the construction of nave and choir in the 14th...
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Feb 15, 2009

Löwenbrunnen (Lion Fountain)

In the centre of the Löwenbrunnen is an ornate fountain column, probably dating from the 16th century. The lion with the town coat-of-arms (unicorn) is central, and the cast-iron fountain bears the...
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Oct 10, 2006

Mohren Apotheke (Dispensary)

Rebuilt in 1763 as a simple gabled house in the Baroque style. Rich wall paintings, originally from the year 1765, were re-placed by the current paintings in 1901 and at the end of the 50's.
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Oct 10, 2006

Top Hotels in Schwäbisch Gmünd

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Klosterstrasse 2-4, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74523, Germany
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Am Markt 11, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74523, Germany
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Am Market 12-13, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74532, Germany
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Karl-Kurz-Strasse 2, Hessental, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74523, Germany
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Fischweg 2, Gottwollshausen, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74523, Germany
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Bahnhofstr. 17, Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, 74523, Germany
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Top 5 Schwäbisch Gmünd Writers

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"Where it all began...."
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"Schwäbisch Gmünd"
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"Schwäbisch Gmünd and the Guggemusik Festival"
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