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Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

Bahnhofstraße 1, 78176 Blumberg, Germany

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About Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

One of the most unusual and impressive stretches of railway in Germany. The middle section of the railway involves a 250 meter gain in height, and since it was constructed to move heavy military equipments, the maximum gradient allowed was less than 1:100 resulting in the line having a series of curves (including one complete circle), taking 26.5 km of track to travel a beeline distance of 9.5 km, with spectacular large viaducts, tunnels and bridges including the only spiral railway tunnel in Ge



Attractions near Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

Hagenturm7.14km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

The Hagenturm is a 40 meter high steel lattice tower near Merishausen on the Randen . It was built in 1989 on behalf of the federal government in just three weeks and replaced an earlier tower that was built for surveying purposes. The design comes from the Schaffhausen engineer Erwin Klaiber. The tower stands at 908.5 meters above sea level, about 93 meters south of the highest point in the canton of Schaffhausen .

Siblinger Randenturm13.09km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

The Siblinger Randenhaus is located in the midst of beautiful nature, at 840 meters above sea level. Enjoy the peace and quiet far away from everyday life, the holiday mood, and the impressive view of the Alps. One of the ideal location to rejuvenate your mind.

Randenturm Beringen14.88km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

The Beringer Randenturm is a steel frame construction built in 1998 above Beringen on the Randen in the canton of Schaffhausen . It is 26 meters high and offers a wide view of the Klettgau and the Alps.  The viewing platform can be reached via 137 steps and six intermediate landings. There are two seats and four panorama boards on this platform.

Obertorturm16.67km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

The Obertorturm in Schaffhausen's old town was first mentioned in a document in 1273 as “zem obern tor”. It is the oldest preserved building of the city fortifications.

Reformierte Kirche St. Johann16.8km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

St. Johann is a Protestant church in the old town of Schaffhausen. The origin goes back to a Romanesque church around 1000. One of the famopus l;ilgrimage cenrtres in this area and also a popular torusit destination too.

Haus zum Ritter16.8km from Sauschwänzlebahn- Wutach Valley Railway

The facade of the Haus zum Ritter features one of the most important Renaissance frescoes north of the Alps. The original frescoes by Tobias Stimmer were taken off the facade in 1935, preserved and displayed in the Museum zu Allerheiligen. The mural depicts and praises the civil virtues.

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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.