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Boasting a prime position in the culturally rich and naturally splendid region of Franconia, the sparkling city of Schwabach is of international repute for the quality of its gold making craft. As the former home to a plethora of prominent figures, the cultural diversity and historical significance of Schwabach makes it a delightful destination in which to spend a serene sojourn. Wander the charming streets in order to discover gilded monument, half-timbered wonders and gold topped halls. This architectural appeal is enhanced by an industrial legacy left by the gold foil craft, remnants of which can be discovered upon serene strolls of the town.
One of Schwabach’s most idyllic and picturesque points in its majestic Market Square, a quaint and quintessential place upon which half-timbered houses and impressive monuments reign supreme. Nip into a rustic restaurant in order to enjoy a local delicacy; sip a pint of refreshing German lager in a traditional tavern; or gaze at the gilded gold roof of the opulently ornate Town Hall, a building that creates an arresting vision with its turrets and fancy façade.
Immerse yourself in the rich history of this quintessential town with a visit to the Statdtmuseum Schwabach. Interactive and interesting exhibitions explore the town’s industrial, geographical and cultural history through a selection of photographs, paintings and archaeological artefacts. As the town’s primary industrial focus, the manufacture of gold foil is a given comprehensive attention.
Embrace the cosmopolitan culture of Schwabach with a visit to the rich and refined Rossini’s, an Italian restaurant whose delightful dishes encompass the flavour and flair of Italian cookery. The Venetian owner ensures sublime seafood, perfect pizza and hand-made pasta are all perfectly cooked and sumptuously seasoned.(Fleischbrucke 1, Schwabach, Germany)