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Borkum, The Pearl of the North Sea

Borkum – Pearl of the North Sea Did you know that Germany has islands? Borkum is known as the Pearl of the North Sea and is the largest of the East Frisian Islands off the coast of Lower Saxony. When you disembark at the historic port you can take an island train that is the […]

Anholt Castle – Rare Collections Of Art And History

Anholt Castle – A Moated Castle In Isselburg Dating from the 12th century the Anholt Castle is owned privately and it contains some very rare exhibits of art and history. After reconstruction in 1945, the castle now contains a museum and one of the largest collections of historical art in the country. Paintings And Porcelain […]

Aachener Dom

Aachener Dom – Germany’s First UNESCO Site One of the most magnificent cathedrals in Northern Europe, the Aachener Dom is the site where all of Germany’s great kings had their coronations. Built around the 9th century, it was named as a UNESCO site of historical importance in 1978. The Cathedral And Charlemagne Charlemagne was Charles […]

A Carriage Ride Through Münster

A Wonderful City On The River Münster is one of those beautiful German cities that is situated on a river. This is a wonderful city where there is so much to see and do and one of the best ways to explore is to take a carriage ride through Münster. Take a trip around this […]

Bad Zwischenahn

Pearl of the Ammerland Bad Zwischenahn is a lovely town in Lower Saxony and is right next to the Zwischenahner Meer, a beautiful lake and the third largest in the area. Dubbed the Pearl of the Ammerland, Bad Zwischenahn makes a fantastic base for anyone who wants to discover the delights of the Lower Saxony […]

Bad Berleburg

A Wonderland Of Nature The beautiful town of Bad Berleburg is situated in the region of Siegen-Wittgenstein and it is well known for its forests and nature trails. Established for over 750 years, the town has a wealth of attractions for anyone who loves nature and the great outdoors. This town makes a lovely destination […]

Altmühltal Nature Park

Nature, Adventure And Beautiful Scenery Altmühltal Nature Park is situated in the heart of Bavaria and is one of the most popular destinations for holidaymakers who are looking for a little adventure and some stunning scenery. The River Altmühltal cuts through breathtaking gorges and valleys and the park covers a total of nearly 3000 sq […]

Altena Castle – The World’s First Hostel

A Historical Attraction Travelling around and staying at different hostels is an inexpensive way to see a country and the Altena Castle which was the first ever permanent hostel still accepts guests today. The castle was opened to visitors in 1914 and received some renovation in 1944 although parts of the lower gate and forecastle […]

Ahrensburg Castle

An Architectural Wonder The town of Ahrensburg dates back to the 13th century and is notable for the beautiful Ahrensburg Castle built around 1580 during the Renaissance period. This stunning castle has now become a symbol of the town and there are lots of activities for visitors to enjoy. Known as a water castle, the […]

Bodensee Lake Constance

The Largest Lake In Germany Bodensee Lake Constance is the largest lake in Germany with parts of it meandering into Austria and Switzerland. There is a wealth of activities for you to enjoy around this beautiful lake that is so popular but which has so much space around that it never feels crowded. A Summer […]

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