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Bad Säckingen wooden bridge

01.07.2019, Cornelia Hauser

Cornelia Hauser

Bad Säckingen wooden bridge

One of the landmarks of Bad Säckingen is the wooden bridge that connects the city with Stein in Switzerland. It is the longest covered wooden bridge in Europe and belongs to the list of cultural assets of national importance in the Swiss canton of Aargau. Along the banks of the Rhine is a hiking and cycling path leading along the Upper Rhine to Schaffhausen and downstream to Basel.

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"The waterfront is beautiful in all seasons, which is why I like to go walking there."

Cornelia Hauser, Production

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Palace teahouse in Bad Säckingen

View from the terrace of the cozy cafe in the Schönau palace teahouse on the Rhine.

View of the wooden bridge and the Diebsturm

View of the wooden bridge and the Diebsturm (left), also a favorite site for wedding ceremonies.

Detail wooden bridge Bad Säckingen

The crossing of the Rhine to the Swiss bank was of great significance at an earlier time. The wooden bridge with a length of over 200 meters, celebrated its 400-year anniversary in 1973.

Cornelia Hauser from VITA on the Rhine promenade

Cornelia Hauser loves the quiet walks along the waterfront of the Rhine.

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