Photo of the Maypole in Mittenwald, Germany

Weekly Gem #21 Celebrating Spring

Published 5/2/2015

Location: This 'hidden gem' is in Mittenwald, a small town in the southern tip of Germany (see Clue Me! beta map ). A beautiful place to gather and celebrate the arrival of Spring. You can better appreciate the height of this particular Maypole by observing the people at the base.


Here's the hidden gem entry from our Clue Me! map.


Center of attention in May


Mittenwald's Maypole

Why It's Interesting

A traditional maypole with carved figures that represent the trades in the town. For example, you'll see a carving of a violin maker, a skill with great history in Mittenwald.