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"When would be the best time of year to visit Donauworth? Any suggestion on how to contact someone(bilingual in German and English) who I could discuss traditions and history of Donauworth?" (posted 07/27/2015)

It takes place every year the Swabian Werder Children in July statt.Das Was last weekend. And every 2 years will take place the Reichsstrasse hard. That was also the last weekend! From 1 Advent the whole city is beautifully lit with Christmas lights. Donauwörth is beautiful in every season. About a visit we would be very happy. Greetings Christine Heininger Platt man holiday HEIDI OR CHRISTINE
Answer provided by Christine Heininger on 07/28/2015
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Donauwörth is always worth a trip. Especially in summer, the city has its own charm. Then (the kingdom street party just last week) will be held the various festivals. Or you can sit comfortably in the Ried and can be pampered. Contact for traditions and history is the tourist office in town. There are also guided tours.
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Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?

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"Why does Donauworth have two cathedrals? Or is my question wrong!?!?!? Danke." (posted 05/04/2014)

Why I do not know. But there is in the town center 2 Catholic churches and even a Protestant church. Perhaps because the Bavaria as people of faith are. Greetings Christine Platt man
Answer provided by Christine Heininger on 05/16/2014
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A church is the parish church (The Church of the citizens of the city), the other church is the former monastery church of the Holy Cross.
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Donauwörth Overview

The city is situated between Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) and Nuremberg (Nuremberg vacation rentals | Nuremberg travel guide), 46 km in north of Augsburg (Augsburg vacation rentals | Augsburg travel guide). Donauwörth located in the northern Schwaben, at the mouths of Wörnitz, Coop, Boilers and Schmutter Danube rivers.

Things to See in Donauwörth



Holy Cross Monastery

Catholic Parish Church Ascension


Notre Dame Cathedral Presbytery

Pitzbrunnen Festival

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More about the History of Donauwörth

It is historically important to Germany as the site of one of the incidents which led to the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). In 1606, the Lutheran majority barred the Catholic residents of the town from holding a procession, causing a riot to break out. Donauwörth was again the scene of the Battle of Schellenberg (or Battle of Donauwörth) on 2 July 1704, during the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713). The battle was named after the village and high ground behind the city. Duke of Marlborough was marching from Flanders to Bavaria and came to the Danube river. The French decided to make a crossing of the Danube at Donauwörth, where they were surprised by Marlborough's troops and after heavy fighting pulled back. This allowed Marlborough to capture Donauwörth and cross the Danube without problems. About 5,000 French troops were drowned trying to escape.

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Donauwörth is a city in the German State of Bavaria (Bayern), in the region of Swabia (Schwaben). It is said to have been founded by two fisherman where the Danube (Donau) and Wörnitz rivers meet. The city is part of the scenic route called "Romantische Straße" (Romantic Road)

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