Villingen Carnival Guild Parade

Carnival in Villingen is known for its wonderful masks, the history of which can be traced back a long way. Members of the carnival guild are taking part in a spectacular parade through the town on 21 February 2012. Their traditional costumes include white trousers decorated with figures, animals and flowers, and masks made from limewood. So if you'd like to experience a carnival with a difference, pay a visit to Villingen in Baden-Württemberg on Shrove Tuesday!