I like the fact that Niederwerrn doesn’t seem to be a boisterous kind of place. No, quiet and simple would probably be the right adjectives. They were enough to inspire a local writer seven hundred years ago.
They’re enough to inspire a writer of today.
Niederwerrn was the birthplace of medieval writer Hugo von Trimberg (and explain why there’s a school named after him here). Sure, this isn’t Literature 101; but almost 700 years after his death his works (like the Renner) still live on.
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The Renner, by the way, is a piece on the Seven Deadly Sins — they’ll always get you in trouble, won’t they? ;-)
Regardless of what sin you might or might not be committing, Niederwerrn is a good place to do it. I’m just kidding about the sin part, but in reality the town is remarkably pretty; and located very close to the city of Schweinfurt.
When you follow along a few of the marked biking paths you’ll get to see a good deal of it. Hiking, of course, is always a fantastic way to see more. Sorry, this is Lower Franconia, so no Alps in the background — but you’ll like it anyway.
If you’re tired (all those cycle paths, hiking trails, and walking around the zoo will do that to you), the Kneipp area on Jahnstraße sure makes for a good rest area. So does the Wern Park, in case you’re closer to one than the other.
For sightseeing, the town’s library was once a former synagogue; which was destroyed on Kristallnacht in 1938. There’s a memorial plaque here, as well as at the Town Hall for the town’s former Jewish community.
I think you’ll like the town’s Evangelical Village Church with all its stained glass; as well as the church of St. Bruno and the church of St. Bartholomew.
You might not be a writer like von Trimberg, but I sure hope you’ll be inspired to at least talk about your trip to Niederwerrn. Hopefully, I’ll be the first to know all about it!