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About Hohentwiel

An extinct volcano with the ruins of a castle on its top. Hohentwiel began forming, along with the chain of volcanoes in the Hegau region, about 7–8 million years ago. Hohentwiel Castle, whose ruins are on top of Hohentwiel, was built in 914 using stone taken from the mountain by Burchard II, Duke of Swabia.

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Attractions Near Hohentwiel

Rheinbrücke Diessenhofen–Gailingen

The Rhine bridge Diessenhofen – Gailingen is a road bridge that spans the High Rhine between Diessenhofen and Gailingen and the border between Switzerland and Germany. It is the only completely preserved wooden bridge on the Upper Rhine and is one of the Pfahljoch bridges that are rare today .

Hohenklingen Castle

Hohenklingen Castle

11.27km from Hohentwiel

The Hohenklingen Fortress, an example of a medieval fortress built on a hill, is situated 590m above sea level, overlooking the picturesque little town of Stein am Rhein on a Nagelfluh, summit, that runs in a west-east direction. Today the fortress is privately owned and has been almost completely restored to its original condition.

St. George's Abbey, Stein am Rhein

St. George's Abbey, Stein am Rhein

12.19km from Hohentwiel

St. George's Abbey, Stein am Rhein was a Benedictine monastery in Stein am Rhein, Switzerland. The abbey also prospered and, in the 15th century, completely rebuilt its premises, which remain a significant example of late Gothic architecture in the region. Oen of the beautiful location to visit in Switzerland.

Werd

Werd

12.65km from Hohentwiel

The island of Werd near Eschenz in the Swiss canton of Thurgau is the main island of the small archipelago Im Werd in the westernmost part of the Untersee of Lake Constance. A wooden pedestrian bridge about 200 m long leads from Eschenz to the island. The Werd Monastery is located there

Freudenfels Castle

Freudenfels Castle

14.98km from Hohentwiel

A castle nestled in the fantastic countryside high above Lake Constance. This baroque manor house, surrounded by vineyards and with views of Stein am Rhein, is an inspiring setting in which to come up with new concepts and creative ideas. The library and the fireside lounge, along with the beautiful rose garden, are perfect places to retreat to and recharge your mind.

Munot club - guides and information

The Munot Fortress was built in the 16th century by the inhabitants of Schaffhausen in enforced labour and characterizes the cityscape to this day. The town’s landmark attracts tourists and locals. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Old Town and the Rhine river scenery into the far distance. For over 400 years, the landmark of Schaffhausen, the Munot, has been proudly overlooking the town.

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Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg

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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.

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