History

  • 9th century AD - Fortifications and court of a Frankish king erected to protect two important imperial roads at a ford across the River Wörnitz
  • 1188 - First mention as 'burgus Tinkelspuhel' in a deed of gift by Emperor Barbarossa
  • 1380-1440 -Construction of the town wall with ramparts and moats as can still be seen today
  • 1448-1499 - Construction of the late Gothic Minster of St. George
  • 1632 -Siege and conquest of the town by Swedish troops during the 30 Years' War
  • 1806 - End of Imperial immediacy and incorporation into Bavaria
  • 1888 - Artists from Berlin and Munich discover the medieval town as a source of inspiration
  • 1945 - Dinkelsbühl survives the two world wars without damage and is nowadays considered to have 'one of the best preserved late medieval townscapes in Germany'
Highlights

Touristik Service Dinkelsbühl
Altrathausplatz 14
91550 Dinkelsbühl
Phone +49 (0) 9851 902440
Fax +49 (0) 9851 902419
www.tourismus-dinkelsbuehl.de 
touristik.service@dinkelsbuehl.de

Our partner in Dinkelsbühl: 
Flair Hotel Weißes Ross

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Dinkelsbühl - Group Travel Offer

Guided evening visit on the Dinkelsbühl Triple-Star Tour

Discover floodlit Dinkelsbühl by night – the town with the “most beautiful old centre in Germany” (FOCUS Magazine).

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06 Sep

06.09.2020

Historical Town Festival

in the streets and squares of the historic Old Town