Wittingen / Germany
Wittingen is a town with about 12,000 inhabitants located in the district Gifhorn, south of the Lüneburg Heath. First documented in the year 781, Wittingen, was considered in the Middle Ages as border town conveniently located in terms of traffic near the Altmark.
Start your exploration of Wittingen with a leisure stroll through the picturesque medieval town center. The city center and some of the districts have a number of very remarkable churches, including the Protestant St. Stephen Church, right at the market place, the Epiphany Chapel in Suderwittingen with its famous stained glass paintings of artist Charles Crodel and the Roman Catholic Queen Mary in the Schützenstraße. If you have a little more time, then in any case, take a trip to the near surroundings and follow, for example, one of the many excellent bike hiking trails.