Things to see and do - Sigmaringen
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Sigmaringen Travel guide
Sigmaringen : Michelin's recommendations
The strong defensive position of Sigmaringen - a rocky spur rising from the valley at the mouth of the Upper Danube Gap - made the town an ideal choice as a minor capital of the principality ruled by the Swabian (Catholic) branch of the illustrious Hohenzollerns. The castle is firmly perched on the rock, but its only remaining feudal attributes are its location and general appearance: all the buildings and their interior decoration are pastiches of different styles.
Tourist attractions Sigmaringen : Things to see and do
The church, with its Rococo stuccowork, still clings to the castle rock. A shrine in a transept chapel preserves the cradle of St. Fidelio of Sigmaringen (1557-1622), first Capuchin martyr and patron saint of the Order.
The State Apartments adorned in the style of the 16C, with coffered ceilings and tapestries (Royal Bedchamber, Hall of Ancestors, etc.), will be of particular interest to those versed in the history of European royalty. The fine collections of arms a..
On view here are paintings (Swabian Primitives) and an exhibition of means of transport (Marstall Museum).
Wentelstrasse 4 D - 72488 Sigmaringen
Centrally located just a 10-minute walk from the historic town castle, this 3-star hotel in Sigmaringen boasts rustic-style rooms, free WiFi and a large garden ideal for lounging in the summer months. Each of the rooms at Hotel Garni Jägerhof is sim..