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Archive – All the charming places in our blog

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Go beyond travel, venture off the beaten path and experience hidden, unique and special places in Germany.

Kaiserdom in Speyer

The Wonderful Speyer Cathedral The Speyer Cathedral is dedicated to St. Mary who is the patron saint of the city and it was constructed in the thirty years before 1061 when it was consecrated. It is the largest surviving Romanesque church in the world and has a long and fascinating history. Surviving periods of both […]

Hohenzollern Bridge – A Lock For Lovers

The Rhine Bridge With Lover’s Locks Just as in Paris and many other major cities, Cologne has a wonderful railway bridge which is filled with lover’s locks. The railway runs across the bridge that straddles the Rhine and it has two pedestrian walkways, one on each side of the rail track. The Hohenzollern Bridge was […]

Historic Rheinsberg

Rheinsberg – A Beautiful River Town Close to the shores of the Grienericksee, Rheinsberg is a splendid place to visit. It boasts a Renaissance Palace, lovely areas to walk in the Schlosspark and a chance to go on a boat trip on the river. This is a town that offers excellent restaurants, plenty of culture […]

Heidelberg Castle

Romanticism And Heidelberg Castle Located on the top of Konigstuhl hill, Heidelberg Castle is one of Germany’s most visited attractions. The castle is in ruins but visitors come from all over the world to gaze at its romantic vista and to soak up the atmosphere created by this stunning monument. Overlooking the town of Heidelberg, […]

Hamelin – The City Of The Pied Piper

The Pied Piper Town – Hamelin Hamelin is a well known town that was made famous by the fairy tale of the Brothers Grimm. It is situated on the River Weser in Lower Saxony and its roots stretch back to 851 AD. The legend of the Pied Piper is said to be based on a […]

Heidelberg – The Epitome of A Romantic City

Fall In Love With Heidelberg It is not only the historic charm of Heidelberg that makes it a romantic city but it certainly helps. The beautiful scenic location in the Rhine Rift Valley and the River Neckar join with the impressive castle ruins to make this one of the most sought after holiday hot spots […]

Greiz – Pearl of the Vogtland

Greiz – A Fairytale City In Vogtland The rich collection of architectural styles that are found in Greiz have led it to be known as a fairytale city or the Pearl Of The Vogtland. There are buildings from many different periods and all of them look stunning. Located where the River Weiße Elster meets the […]

Goslar – An Imperial Historical Town

Goslar – A Lower Saxony Town In Germany Set in the foothills of the Harz mountains in the district of Lower Saxony, Goslar is a town that has a wealth of history stretching back to the 10th century. Established because silver was discovered close by in Rammelsberg, Goslar became an Imperial city and the Imperial […]

Friedrichstadt – The Dutch Renaissance City

Friedrichstadt – Little Amsterdam Developed in the 17th century, Friedrichstadt is often called Little Amsterdam as it has so many canals and Dutch style homes. Designed in an unusual geometric style that was not seen in other German cities, it has broad streets which cross at right angles. Many of the houses were built on […]

Lake Groß Glienicker See – The Divided Lake

Lake Groß – A Lake With A Barrier Between Cities Situated in between Brandenburg and Berlin, Lake Groß Glienicker See covers a quarter of a square mile and the border between Potsdam and Berlin runs right through the centre of the lake in a North/South direction. Part of Potsdam is on the left shore of […]

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