Gengenbach - The Pearl Of The Kinzigtal - Karlsruhe

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    3pm
  • Departure Details :
    car park at the Flössermuseum
  • Return Details :
    Village fountain
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Join us on one of our Black Forest city tours in Gengenbach in the picturesque valley of the river Kinizg.We will not only discover the beauty of Gengenbach but also discuss day to day life in a medieval blackforest town. How did people live on those days?

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With its marvelous houses and romantic little lanes, Gengenbach has even attracted the attention of Hollywood: many scenes of the 2005 movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory were filmed here. On a walking town through this picturesque small town you will learn about how tax laws affected the way burghers built their houses, how people dealt with daily concerns like garbage & disease and why half- timbered houses were a clever mode of construction. We will have a look at the lives of knights and monks as well as merchants and beggars in a Black Forest town. We will also be looking at the professions you can find in a medieval towns: doctors, pharmacists, "waseners" and many more.
Learn how the majestic Benedictine monastery became the nucleus of the town and how it rose to the venerable position of a free imperial city in the Middle Ages. Let us enchant you on this Black Forest tour exploring the pearl of the Kinzigtal.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide