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Königs Wusterhausen – The Multifaceted Town

Königs Wusterhausen – An Historical Town Just to the south east of Berlin lies the town Königs Wusterhausen. This is a splendid town with much to offer visitors and it is close to the Dahme River. Set in a landscape of meadows which are interspersed with lakes, rivers and forests, anyone who loves nature will […]

Lübeck – Queen Of The Hanseatic Cities

Lübeck – The Western City On The Baltic Coast Founded as far back as 1143, Lübeck was a leading city in the Hanseatic League, a group that was a commercial and defensive confederation in Germany. Still characterised by its medieval appearance and wonderful ancient buildings, Lübeck has many attractions for visitors to the Baltic coast. […]

Maulbronn – The Abbey Town

Maulbronn – A Little Town In Baden-Württemberg In the north western part of Baden-Württemberg stands the small town of Maulbronn. Originally settled in the Roman era, the town rose to popularity in the 12th century due to the existence of its monastery. Just around 6,500 people live there but town is thriving as well as […]

Kehlsteinhaus – The Eagle’s Nest

The Kehlsteinhaus – A Retreat Above Berchtesgaden This beautiful house was given by the Nazi party to Hitler for his 50th birthday. It was meant to be a place where he could entertain dignitaries and was designed to be a retreat from the world. The building took only 13 months to complete and was finished […]

Lorsch – The Carolingian City

Lorsch – Culture And Arts In A Beautiful City Situated some 60 kilometres to the south of Frankfurt, Lorsch was, for many centuries, a political, economic and cultural hub in Europe. The beautiful Lorsch Abbey has been named as a World Heritage site by UNESCO and this has been one of the most important monasteries […]

Lichtenstein Castle – A Fairy Tale Come True

The Fairy Tale Castle At Lichtenstein Likened to Cinderella’s castle that is found at Disneyland, Lichtenstein Castle has all the elements associated with fairy tales. It is located in the South West of Germany near to Honau and is built at the top of a high cliff giving it the romanticism that all Neo Gothic […]

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 […]

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 […]

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