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Top Choice Tower in Rottweil

Testturm

Sticking out above Rottweil like a sore thumb, the futuristic, environmentally progressive Testturm is the brainchild of steel-engineering giant Thyssenkrupp, who aims to speed up skyscraper construction. At a whopp…
Carnival in Rottweil

Rottweil Fasnacht

On Shrove Monday at 8am is Narrensprung, a parade of thousands of jester-like Narros characters in baroque masques ringing through Baden-Württemberg’s oldest town. Look out for the devil-like character Federhannes a…
Cafe in Rottweil

Wandelbar

Wandelbar is one of Rottweil's coolest haunts, with a high-ceilinged, stone-walled, gallery-style interior, retro furniture and bold art on the walls. It takes you through from morning espresso to afternoon Kaffee u…
Gate in Rottweil

Schwarzes Tor

The sturdy 13th-century Schwarzes Tor is the gateway to Hauptstrasse and the well-preserved Altstadt, a cluster of red-roofed, pastel-painted houses. The town gate is the starting point for the pre-Lenten Fasnacht c…
Cathedral in Rottweil

Münster Heilig-Kreuz

Standing proud on Münsterplatz, the late-Romanesque, three-aisled Münster-Heiliges-Kreuz features some striking Gothic stonework and cross-ribbed vaulting. The cathedral reopened in late 2017 following extensive ren…
Roman Site in Rottweil

Römisches Bad

Imagine the surprise when this Roman bath was unearthed in the late 19th century. The 45m-by-42m complex served as a public bath for the Roman legion in the ancient town of Area Flaviae until the 3rd century A.D. It…