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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 […]

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 […]

Hiking Trail Goethewanderweg Ilmenau

The Goethe Path Hiking Trail Named after the German poet, playwright and politician, the Goethe Path (Goethewanderweg) is 19 kilometres long. Goethe himself is said to have visited the trail at least 28 times and it runs between Ilmenau and Stützerbach. Along the path are places where Goethe made an impression and these places are […]

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 […]

Eltz Castle

A True Medieval Castle In Germany The Burg Eltz has 850 years of history attached to it. As one of the most famous castles in Germany, Eltz has never been destroyed, has been featured on a banknote and still belongs to the original family that commissioned its construction. Like the pure fairy tale castle that […]

Caputh

A Lakeside Village Of Culture Caputh is in the municipality of Schwielowsee and it sits on the shores of the lake of the same name. Renowned in the past for being a retreat for the wealthy citizens who wanted to get away from towns and cities, Caputh has some beautiful places to see and you […]

Bad Münstereifel – Medieval Gem

A Fortified Town In Germany Bad Münstereifel is a fascinating small town in Germany where the old fortifications are still complete. Full of half timbered houses and having a small population of only 20,000 people, the town welcomes visitors who enjoy seeing and breathing history. History And A Spa The very narrow alleyways and passages […]