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Rebuilt Roman fortifications just outside of the Franconian town of Weißenburg (courtesy of Wikipedia)


Quaint Seeweiher, a water filler moat surrounding the medieval walls of Franconian town Weißenburg in Bayern (courtesy of Wikipedia). The walls and towers have been converted into quaint holiday apartments with open beams and decorative plaster work.

Recognized as one of Bavaria's most beautiful town gates is the 14th century Ellinger Tor in Weissenburg (courtesy of Wikipedia). Hard to believe, but in the 19th century, then "progressives" wanted to tear down the gate to make room for road construction. Now it is on Bavaria's historic register.


Treuchtlingen (Bayern): Treuchtlingen ist eine Stadt mit 12.576 Einwohnern (Stand: 31. Dezember 2013) im südlichen Teil des mittelfränkischen Landkreises Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen.