Located in the mystical and magnificent region of the Black Forest, Villigen-Schwenningen is charismatic, colourful and cultural city that demands the attention of its visitors. Flowers bloom in every expansive green space, reflecting the convivial atmosphere and architectural charm of this shining city. Two distinct districts comprise the city, both of which both classic and contemporary delights; wander peaceful parks for an inner-city respite; discover the countless clocks that decorate the walls; or gaze in wonder at the opulent villas which provide rich reminders of a prosperous past.
An incredible array of magnificent monuments await the wander of Villigen-Schwenningen; one of the city’s most iconic is the Oberes Tor, a stolid and solemn tower whose colossal height and grand clock makes it an arresting vision shrouded in local legacy.
For a stunningly sacred sight, visit the Church of our Lady, a charming 13th century structure whose vivid terracotta roof and red brick façade give it an imitable character.
Delve into the rich and remarkable history of the Black Forest with a visit to the Franciscan Museum, a space that host a captivating collection of items curated to speak eloquently of the region and its heritage. Highlights include traditional clocks, antique furniture and a Celtic grave that dates back to 600 BC.
To ensure you sample some of the city’s most gourmet German gastronomy, visit the Schweizerhof Restaurant. A richly and rustically decorated interior creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere conducive to the enjoyment of signature specialities such as rich liver pate, tender roasted beef and tangy sauerkraut accompaniments. (Stumpenstraße 2, 78052 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany)