Rheinbrücke, 8253 Diessenhofen, Switzerland
About 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 .
Attractions near Rheinbrücke Diessenhofen–Gailingen
This 36-meter wooden tower was located in well-developed hiking trails and can be easily reached from the surrounding villages. It offers a wonderful view of the charming and diverse Zurich wine county. The tower is a joint project of the former civil parish of Wildensbuch. The viewing platform is ascended via 186 steps and 2 intermediate landings. Next to the tower, there are various seats and a display board with the most important data of the tower.
The Cholfirst , also called Kohlfirst , is the northernmost mountain range in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland with the highest point at 575 m above sea level. M. It borders the Zürcher Weinland in the north against the Rhine and in the east against the canton Thurgau and rises around 150 m above the surroundings. The Cholfirst is largely forested, steeply sloping towards the north towards the Rhine, more gently sloping with vineyards towards the Zurich wine country.
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.
A beautiful lake located in the heart of Thurgau and it is apt for a one day tour. You can swim and also fishing is possible here. From Ossingen train station, the Husemersee can be reached in a 30mins walk.
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.
Kloster Allerheiligen is a former Benedictine monastery in the Swiss municipality of Schaffhausen in the Canton of Schaffhausen. The church Münster Allerheiligen is the oldest building in Schaffhausen and houses also the Museum zu Allerheiligen. Today the convent houses the Museum zu Allerheiligen, an art museum and a natural history museum, the monastery garden, and the buildings of the former convent, including the library.
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