“Ravensburg city history” guided tour

Ravensburg, Germany

Ravensburg is one of the attractive, particularly well-maintained historic cities of southern Germany. As an imperial city and headquarters of the Ravensburg trading company, Ravensburg as the economic, cultural and political centre of the Lake Constance area in the Late Middle Ages. Market places, patrician houses, handicraft quarters, churches and the mighty city fortifications originally comprising four gates, ten towers, trenches and a double circuit wall still shape the cityscape of the historic old town.

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Opening hours

English guided tours on request.

German tours:

January–December
Sat 11 am

July–October and during school holidays of Baden-Württember
Mon + Wed 2 pm

August
Mon–Fri 2 pm
Sat + Sun 11 am

Recommended time
90 Minutes
Price
Adults
9.00 €

One-time free guided tour with the Bodensee Card PLUS​​​​​​​

Kids
4.50 €
Additional information

Point of sale for the Bodensee Card PLUS

Registration & Meeting point
Registration required
Meeting point at tourist information office Ravensburg

Experience Ravensburg barrier-free
Visitors with reduced mobility can participate in the guided tour of Ravensburg with restrictions. Please note that some of the paths lead over cobblestones.

Contact address

Tourist-Information Ravensburg
Marienplatz 35
88214 Ravensburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 751 82800
www.ravensburg.de/tourismus
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