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Affectionately termed by locals as the ‘city of towers and gates’, Ravensburg boasts a rich historical heritage and a luscious lakeside location. With its appealing and attractive nature, Ravensburg magnetises many travellers seeking culture and adventure; scenic Alpine vistas complement the medieval majesty of the Old Town, which exudes a decidedly Mediterranean ambience with its colourful facades and effusive fountains. A thriving restaurant scene means epicureans will be dazzled and delighted by the gastronomy on offer, while revellers will be satisfied by an energetic nightlife that teems from traditional breweries and bars.
Reigning resplendently above Ravensburg’s quaint and captivating cityscape is the Blaserturm Tower, an architectural icon that resides in the historic heart of the city, upon the Marienplatz main square. Originating in the 14th century, Ravenburg’s plethora of towers provide rich reminders of the prosperous past. Ascend the many steps to the summit of the Blaserturn in order to enjoy breath-taking views of the Alpine peaks and glittering Lake Constance.
With its vast collection of significant historic monuments, Ravensburg’s heritage is illustrious and intriguing. Curious travellers can delve into the past at the Vogthaus, an excellent municipal museum in which history is brought to life through a selection interactive and immersive exhibitions. Peruse photographs, painting and relics in order to discover Ravenburg’s astounding antiquity.
Appease your appetite for gastronomic authenticity with a visit to an excellent eatery frequented by locals; Humpis Café serves heart portions of famed German food in order to satisfy appetites for authenticity. Tuck into piled plates of sizzling sausage, crispy schnitzel and sublimely seasoned potatoes for a veritable feast. (Markstrasse 47, Ravensburg, Germany)