The sights in Ansbach can be easily discovered on a tour of the town. Here you can follow in the footsteps of the margraves and discover the history of Kaspar Hauser.
One step after the next … I’m already getting a bit out of breath as I climb the steps of the church tower in St Matthew’s Church. Hopefully the vantage point on the church tower will be worth it and open up a view over the neighbouring Kulturforum in Berlin.
Erlangen is very different from other Franconian towns. Although half-timbered houses can also be found here, they are less obvious. Its history as the first baroque planned town and the sights in Erlangen are particularly noteworthy.
It can be seen from everywhere in the city, Schwerin Cathedral of St Mary and St John. It is not only an impressive church, but also the viewpoint over Schwerin that you should not miss, even if the climb is quite strenuous.
One of the top sights in Ansbach is the Residenz, which is located outside the old town centre. I learnt a lot about the life of the margraves and the town of Ansbach on an exciting guided tour of the museum.
On a hike through Berlin’s Grunewald forest, we were drawn to perhaps one of the city’s most idyllic cemeteries, the Grunewald-Forst cemetery, which is actually only known to Berliners as the “suicide cemetery” or “cemetery of the nameless”.