Stadtmauerturm Schwedenturm

Brief description

Part of the old town fortifications. Translated with

Detailed description

The Swedes‘ Tower
The ”Gebück“ – the slope behind the church was the impregnable hedge of thorns and brambles, which along with the Swedes’ Tower, was the
first line of the town’s defence fortifications. The tower originally jutted out five feet from the edge of the precipice, delicately poised
over the sheer drop to the "Sauertal" below.

Contact and directions

Im Gebück
56410 Montabaur