Stein am Rhein

The Hexenturm ("Witches' Tower") was built in the 14th century and was used as a prison until around 1800. The belief in witches continued for a long time in the whole region and from 1512 to 1667, no less than 17 suspected witches were executed in Stein am Rhein after mock trials that we can imagine in our worst nightmares.

Boat pier
Vieille ville
Old town

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