A town you’ve likely seen, but may not realize. Nördlingen, Germany.
It’s our second visit to Nördlingen, the first was six years ago on our broken collarbone trip (me, 3 days into a 3 week trip), on that trip we were taking trains and had left our bikes in München. This time we biked to this walled town which is situated in a much larger crater left by a meteorite millions of years ago. The wall is a huge draw for us. It’s a very unique and cozy attraction. We spent two nights here this time.
Between the wall and its history, and a local train museum, we had plenty to do on our rest day.
So where have you likely seen this charming town? In the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971, the Wonkavator flies above the town in the final scene as it crashes out of the factory roof – remember?
21 years car free, 11 years serving on transit boards helping SF and Caltrain move forward, and now, traveling the world. Happy doesn’t begin to describe how I feel when traveling with my hubby TravelRich.
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I really love Germany- maybe because I’m somewhat proficient in German, maybe because it’s a country where things work and people follow rules, maybe it’s the good beer, good wine, good bread, good cheese, great chocolate and sausage!
We were completely charmed by another walled city 27 years ago.
Have you visited Rothenburg? Another charming walled city.