Quedlinburg traces its history back as far as the 10th century
and was at one time the capital of the Franconian German Empire. It
has been a prosperous trading time since the Middle Ages. At the
heart of Quedlinburg is its beautifully restored medieval Old Town.
The quaint, cobbled streets are lined with immaculate half-timbered
buildings and pretty, painted houses.
The quality and sheer number of these restored, half-timbered
buildings has seen Quedlinburg awarded UNESCO World Heritage
status. The Colliegate Church of St Servatius, located in the
centre of Quedlinburg, is regarded as a true masterpiece of
Romanesque architecture. Considered to be one of the best-preserved
medieval towns in Europe, Quedlinburg offers a wealth of history
and culture, whilst also having a modern flair and fabulous
examples of Art Nouveau architecture.