It appears as though once you’ve heard the last of Germany’s many tourist routes… BAM, another one springs up.
Well, my wonderful friends, I have two more to add and they can be found in the town of Möglingen. They are the Kelten Weg and the Glemsmühlen Weg.
First, the Kelten Weg is a time machine, via foot or bicycle — what, this isn’t science fiction, it’s history ;-) to take you back to the days of the Celts who roamed these parts from 800 B.C to around Roman Times. There’s an awesome museum that can explain the culture of the Celts and their grave hills, that were the funerary practices of their day, much better than I ever could.
Möglingen — Top Areas Of Interest
Next is the Glemsmühlen Weg that’s to be seen by bicycle, as it goes on for about 40 km. Through those kilometers you’ll pass forests, fruit orchards and meadows, natural rock formations, and many of Germany’s old mills. Don’t worry about age or fitness level, the Glemsmühlen Weg rides along easy gradients suitable for all age groups.
Easy connections to the Enztal Cycle Route and the Unterriexingen train certainly vary the route or make for shorter riding distances.
It would be wise to see Möglingen’s sites within the town proper before you’ve ridden off into the sunset (sorry, I’ve watched too many Western films). Like the town’s water tower that was built in 1964 at a cost of half a million Marks. Between us, though, I find it a bit too modern for this mighty historical town.
I do like St. Pankratius’ Church, however. This Gothic Church was built many (many, many) years before it became a Protestant one; and has remained since 1534.
When more art is on your itinerary, you’ve got to see the Zehntscheuer that is not only Möglingen’s library; but, also an art gallery.
If you want to come see Möglingen and its time machine to the Celts, you’ll find it JUST north of Stuttgart.