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Fantastic covered wooden bridge. One of its kind. Its not often that you can walk across a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
If in town, you must walk this bridge

It is not only a historic construction but also a landmark as the longest covered wooden bride... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Basel, Switzerland
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Rheinbruckstrasse, 79713 Bad Sackingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Fantastic covered wooden bridge. One of its kind. Its not often that you can walk across a beautiful covered bridge to another country. Sackingen in Germany and Stein in Switzerland. Don't miss!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cres
Reviewed 16 July 2018

It is not only a historic construction but also a landmark as the longest covered wooden bride. Walking accross is a very special experience. There are explanatory boards with good information. Consider that you cross the border between Switzerland and Germany. So be sure you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

An old timber bridge, initially built around 1270, damaged and burnt several times in past centuries and always lovingly restored. Certainly another classic feature is to have an unmanned border right in the middle of the bridge, well worth the visit and it’s free

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank frascott
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Bad Sackingen is quite small. The Alte Hozbrucke is just 10 15 min away from the train station. It offers a fairly nice view on the Rhein and mountains nearby. A good short walk for families or immobile persons.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dougs007
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Was impressed with the bridge. Well made. Solid. Nice views cool that it joins two country's. Restaurant at the Switzerland side with a balcony with views of bridge. Located right by entrance of bridge. Was quit picture perfect.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank angiep6
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is supposed to be the oldest and longest wooden bridge in Europe connecting Germany and Switzerland. This bridge is completely roofed with wood. in the sides also there are covers in places and where ever the space is open there is nice gardening with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ManishChattopadhyay
Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you want to cross the German-Swiss border by foot, then this bridge will deliver a very nice experience. It is the longest (> 200 metres) wooden covered bridge in Europe. Excellent vieuws on the Rhine river through the arches on the left and right...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rien W
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This long bridge originally built in the 13th century is 200 meters long so an easy walk from Germany to Switzerland on the other side. it is nice looking and in good condition.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PeterAZ
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nice old bridge, to be on or to look at.The bridge runs over the River Rhine which is already a bit bigger here. It is possible to go on a boat trip.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank hein2000
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Old wooden bridge (pedestrian) on Rhine which connects Germany and Swiss. pleasant view of Rhine from the bridge. nice to walk on a old structure but beware of the cyclists. This bridge looks great when the lights are ON.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Chandramohan K
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