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==Understand==
 
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Nordlingen is 70km northwest of [[Augsburg]] and has a population of 20,000. The city lies within the Ries Basin, a 25km crater caused when a meteorite struck the earth 15 million years ago. This is one of the best preserved craters on earth and was used by US astronauts to train for the moon landing.
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The city is surrounded by a wall, built in the 14th century, which tracks the rim of the crater. In the center of the city is St Georgkirsche. From here, 5 main roads radiate to the wall, which has 12 gates.
  
 
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'''Deutsche Bahn''' [http://www.bahn.de/] operates hourly train service to [[Munich]] (€21, 2 hours), [[Augsburg]] (€12, 1 hour), and [[Stuttgart]] (€18, 2 hours).
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===By bus===
 
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===By boat===
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'''Touring Europabus''' [http://www.touring-travel.eu/?id=6&L=2] runs daily service between all cities on the [[Romantic Road]].
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'''VGN''' Regional bus 501 operates between Nordlingen and [[Dinkelsbuhl]] and [[Feuchtwangen]].
  
 
==Get around==
 
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===By foot===
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The city is very small and can be covered by foot. The tourist offices runs daily tours in the summer at 2pm and 8:30pm for €3.
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===By Bicycle===
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* <listing name="Radsport Bockle" alt="" directions="" address="Remlinger Strasse 19" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Rents bicycles for €8 per day.</listing>
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==See==
 
==See==
 
[[Image:Turm der St -Georgs-Kirche.jpg|thumb|200px|Der Daniel]]
 
[[Image:Turm der St -Georgs-Kirche.jpg|thumb|200px|Der Daniel]]
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==Do==
 
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* <do name="Walk Around the City Walls" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="Free">Takes about an hour.</do>
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===Festivals===
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* <do name="Nördlinger Pfingstmesse" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">14-day exhibition of local crafts, food, and beer.</do>
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* [[Munich]] (€21, 2 hours)
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* [[Augsburg]] (€12, 1 hour)
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Revision as of 22:24, 17 October 2010

Nordlingen is a city in Bavaria.

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Understand

Nordlingen is 70km northwest of Augsburg and has a population of 20,000. The city lies within the Ries Basin, a 25km crater caused when a meteorite struck the earth 15 million years ago. This is one of the best preserved craters on earth and was used by US astronauts to train for the moon landing.

The city is surrounded by a wall, built in the 14th century, which tracks the rim of the crater. In the center of the city is St Georgkirsche. From here, 5 main roads radiate to the wall, which has 12 gates.

Get in

By train

Deutsche Bahn [1] operates hourly train service to Munich (€21, 2 hours), Augsburg (€12, 1 hour), and Stuttgart (€18, 2 hours).

By bus

Touring Europabus [2] runs daily service between all cities on the Romantic Road.

VGN Regional bus 501 operates between Nordlingen and Dinkelsbuhl and Feuchtwangen.

Get around

By foot

The city is very small and can be covered by foot. The tourist offices runs daily tours in the summer at 2pm and 8:30pm for €3.

By Bicycle

  • Radsport Bockle, Remlinger Strasse 19. Rents bicycles for €8 per day.


See

Der Daniel

Do

  • Walk Around the City Walls. Takes about an hour. Free.

Festivals

  • Nördlinger Pfingstmesse. 14-day exhibition of local crafts, food, and beer.


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