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Dinkelsbühl

The Romantic Road The Romantic Road is a route that was devised in the 1950’s to help guide visitors to some of the most beautiful and picturesque towns in Germany. Dinkelsbühl is one of these towns with splendid towers and a preserved city wall, both of which are set in a beautiful landscape of Bavaria […]

Cottbus

Years Of History In A Wonderful City The second largest city in Brandenburg, Cottbus was established in the 10th century and is loaded with historical buildings and events. With 850 years of history to show off, the city was originally known for its wool trade and its drapery was exported all over the area. The […]

Cologne Cathedral

The Tallest Cathedral In Germany The Roman Catholic cathedral in Cologne is one of the most visited UNESCO world heritage sites. It is a twin spired structure that reaches the height of 157 metres and is the tallest twin spired church in the world. Not only that, the cathedral is the third tallest church in […]

Coburg

An Historical European City There are lots of European cities with a long history and many of them have a large castle but few can equal Coburg which is situated in the Upper Franconia region of Bavaria and which has one of the largest castles in Germany. The city also boasts of no less than […]

Burg Castle Solingen

The Palace Of Castles One of the most historic castles in Germany and one that has been reconstructed is Burg Castle Solingen. Dating from the 12th century, the Burg Castle was rebuilt between 1890 and 1914 using the original plans and it is perched high upon a hill above the River Wupper with a commanding […]

Emmelshausen

A Hidden Gem Near The Rhine And Moselle If you love outdoor pursuits and beautiful scenery then a trip to Emmelshausen will give you both. There are many wonderful areas of Germany where you can go hiking and biking and Emmelshausen has this and much much more. Castle And Rivers Spectacular castles, scenic rivers and […]

Brilon

A City Of The Forests The enchanting city of Brilon is situated on the Brilon Heights and stands 450 metres high above the River Möhne. Right in between a forest nature reserve (Arnsberg) and a lake nature reserve (Diemel), Brilon is a special city that dates back to 973 AD. Brilon is part of the […]

Bentheim Castle

A Real Fairy Tale Castle Germany is famous for its castles and one of the castles that should be on your list of places to visit is Bentheim Castle. It opens between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm all year round and offers a unique view of a hidden Germany that includes history, fairy tales and […]

Bautzen

At The Centre Of The Upper Lusatia If you like Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, you will love Bautzen, the city of towers. A medium sized city in Eastern Saxony, Bautzen has been the cultural and political centre for the Sorbs, a minority people who live in and around the city, for over 1,400 […]

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