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“Walkable and beautiful as you expected”

Historische Altstadt
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Gengenbach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you are looking for a good example of cute German village just by the Black Forest have a go a Gengenbach. Once you have parked, cross the level crossing and that´s it. Then you´ve just entered this nice village, which is as you´ve probably expected: impeccable clean streets, beautiful local houses and a clear German taste, although the neoclassical Town Hall that presides it all, reminded me somehow of a certain French touch. One of the main attractives of Gengenbach is that the city is beautiful as a whole, not being one of those places where there is a concrete point of interest and the rest is tasteless. This is why Gengenbach is right for a leisurely visit, strolling around its streets, taking some photos and enjoying some local food.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

gengenback is a lovely typical black forest time...and fun to roam around and spend a day.The restaurants and blooms are pretty

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We spent 5 hours following a self guided tour we obtained from the information centre Our walk included a stop for cake and coffee and rewarding aperol at the end. Houses beautifully maintained dating back to the 1600's. This is wonderfully picturesque. The town town church of St Marien was amazing and a very different to other churches and cathedrals. This is a beautiful old town. Do go to the Niggletower ( after 2.00 pm) for a view over the whole town.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have visited Gengenbach at least four times, but I never get enough of this gorgeous little town. It is a pleasure to walk around and visit different cafes and restaurants every time.
There seems to be a lot of foreign and German visitors to this town.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed wandering around the streets of this charming town. Upon our arrival we located the tourist information office to pick up a town map, which also included a self-guided walk. We really enjoyed the ambiance here and found the locals to be very friendly and helpful. The main square in Gengenbach is very beautiful and picturesque.
One of my most memorable things about this town were the lovely, colourfully painted life-sized cows scattered throughout the town - it is a great way to characterize the town and make it stand out from the many other small towns in this area.

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