Sigmaringen has this majestic mountain and atop this mountain is the Hohenzollern Palace or what is more popularly known as the Sigmaringen Castle.
This dates back to the 10th century and has an incredible history that will captivate you as much as the splendid structure. It houses a museum where a collection of ancient armor holds pride of place along with precious works of art and other royal artifacts. For some impressive art collection you shouldn’t miss the Princely Art Museum in the vicinity.
Sigmaringen gives you valid proof of its striking historicity in the various medieval buildings that line its streets. Take the city center where you have this neat pedestrian area which invites you to a treat of historical architecture.
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The Town Hall, the Alemannenritter Sigmar, the Baroque St. John’s Church, and the Round Tower are a few that you really can’t miss. The historic downtown area is indeed one for the camera. Consider taking one of the guided tours to get the whole story, for every building and monument comes with an interesting story attached.
Sigmaringen is blessed with more than impressive historic icons. Its location in the Danube Valley ensures abundant outdoor sport opportunities. Hire a bike or take a hike among the numerous well-marked trails that lead to all things beautiful.
The Upper Danube Nature Park is known as the walking and cycling paradise and once you hit the place you’ll see why. Enjoy the beautiful landscape, the fresh air, and the uncongested leisurely pace.
Round it off nicely with a cruise down the blue waters of the Danube as you admire the towering limestone cliffs along the verdant shore. :-)