Überlingen The Essential
This former Imperial City was founded in 1180 by Frederick I Barbarossa. Its growth and prosperity in the Middle Ages were largely due to harvests from the vineyards and trade in salt and wheat. In 1379 the city was granted Imperial freedom. From the mid 19C the tourist industry, fostered by a particularly mild climate, played an increasingly important economic role.
The vast Gothic cathedral has an
The square lies between the Gothic
The council chamber is decorated with