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How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"After my stay in Crailsheim I am going to Rothenburg. What are the travel options to make this trip and how much does it cost? I will be there in mid September. Thank you." (posted 07/02/2014)
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?"I will be in the Crailsheim/Jagstheim area for a weekend in May and would like to attend a Catholic Mass. Is there a website with the locations of the churches and the mass times?" (posted 04/27/2014)
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Travel Insider Tips for Crailsheim
Crailsheim is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, 32 km east of Schwäbisch Hall (Schwäbisch Hall vacation rentals | Schwäbisch Hall travel guide), 40 km southwest of Ansbach (Ansbach vacation rentals | Ansbach travel guide) in the Schwäbisch Hall district, incorporated in 1338.
Crailsheim is located on both sides of the Jagst in a wide bay level to the edge of the river. The mountains surrounding the right of the river, "Hardt Crailsheimer", provided a good defense in old times. The western and southwestern edge of the city are the forests which morphologically separate in the south of the Ellwanger.
Things to See in Crailsheim
two Evangelical churches, the Catholic Church
Town hall's 67 meters high tower.
The Johanneskirche, built between 1398 and 1440, is one of the oldest buildings in Crailsheim
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More about the History of Crailsheim
Crailsheim prides itself with the tale of it successfully withstanding a siege by the three imperial cities Schwäbisch Hall (Schwäbisch Hall vacation rentals | Schwäbisch Hall travel guide), Dinkelsbühl (Dinkelsbühl vacation rentals | Dinkelsbühl travel guide), and Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Rothenburg ob der Tauber vacation rentals | Rothenburg ob der Tauber travel guide) forces lasting from 1379 until 1380, a feat which is annually celebrated. In conclusion of the siege, Crailsheim became possession of the Burgrave of Nuremberg (Nuremberg vacation rentals | Nuremberg travel guide). In 1791 it became part of the Prussian administrative region, in 1806 Crailsheim returned to Bavaria and finally became a part of Württemberg in 1810.
The entire city was thoroughly destroyed as a result of allied bombings in World War II. The Johanneskirche (St. John's Church) being the only unharmed building. Subsequently to World War II, Crailsheim became home to the U.S. Army's McKee Barracks which closed on January 15, 1994.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Crailsheim is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, 32 km east of Schwäbisch Hall, 40 km southwest of Ansbach in the Schwäbisch Hall district, incorporated in 1338.
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