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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 – 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 […]

Görlitz – A City With History

Experience Görlitz And Discover Something New The easternmost town in Germany, Görlitz has many historical attractions and is one of the secret cities that are just becoming known to visitors to Germany. Situated on the Lusatian Neisse River in Saxony, it is directly opposite the Polish town Zgorzelec which sits on the other side of […]

Freudenstadt

In The Heart Of The Black Forest Another sunny city in Germany is Freudenstadt which is at the heart of the Black Forest. It has a huge market square that measures 4.5 hectares and this was originally designated as a site for a castle but it never got built. The square is 216 metres by […]

Freiburg im Breisgau

Freiburg im Breisgau – The Sunniest City In Germany Freiburg is in the southwest area of Germany and has a very warm and sunny climate. Often called the German Tuscany, Freiburg boasted of over 1,639 hours of sunshine in 2013 and the average temperature was 11.4 degrees Celsius during that year. A Beautiful University Town […]

Erfurt City

Erfurt – A Wealth Of Architectural Designs The city of Erfurt dates back some 1,250 years and it has a wealth of architectural delights for visitors to see and enjoy. The many churches and monasteries have given the city a well known description as the ‘Thuringian Rome’. It is the capital city of Thuringia and […]

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 […]

Drachenburg Castle

The Dragon Castle At Bonn The Schloss Drachenburg is a true fairy tale castle with pointed turrets and spires, battlements and a square clock tower. Assembled as a host of different types of architecture, the castle was actually built in the 19th century starting with the foundation stone which was laid in 1882. It took […]

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 […]

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 […]

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