Visit Villingen-Schwenningen's top attractions in this 48 minutes itinerary. Villinger Bächle, Oberes Tor, Bickentor and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 48 minutes Villingen-Schwenningen itinerary.
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|Walking||3.3 km||48 minutes|
The Freiburg Bächle are small water-filled runnels or formalized rills in the Black Forest city of Freiburg. They are supplied with water by the Dreisam and can be seen along most streets and alleyways in the old city, being one of the city's most famous landmarks. The word Bächle comes from the German Bach, meaning stream, with the Alemannic diminutive ending -le. == History == First documented in the 13th century, the Bächle once served as a water supply and were used to help fight fires. Today the Bächle are loved by children and tourists alike but in the 19th century they were seen as obsolete and most of them were covered with iron plates.Read more