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Breisach

(brī`zäkh), town (1994 pop. 11,680), Baden-Württemberg, SW Germany, on the Rhine River. Its manufactures include wine, agricultural produce, textiles, electrical goods, and paper. An old town, it has long been coveted because of its strategic location. It was fortified by the Romans, who called it Mons Brisiacus. It became an imperial town in 1275. Bernhard of Saxe-WeimarBernhard of Saxe-Weimar
, 1604–39, Protestant general in the Thirty Years War, duke of Weimar. Under Ernst von Mansfeld and the margrave of Baden, Bernhard fought against the imperial forces in defense (1622) of the Palatinate.
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 took the town in 1638. Louis XIV secured it for France in the Peace of Westphalia (1648) and ceded it back to the emperor in the Treaty of Ryswick (1697), but built a new fort, Neuf-Brisach (Ger. Neu Breisach), on the opposite side of the Rhine. The French repeatedly captured Breisach during the 18th cent. but gave it to Baden in 1805.
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Moor in Breisach, for the chance to visit the gorgeous lakeside city of Lucerne, explore Strasbourg and then cross into Germany to visit the magnificent towns along the beautiful Middle Rhine.
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Day 6: Strasbourg - Breisach We cruise through the Rhine Plain to Breisach.