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Meersburg Fortress At Lake Constance

Meersburg, The Oldest Inhabited Castle In Germany Sitting some 40 metres above the town of Meersburg is an old fortress castle. Located on the northern shore of Lake Constance, this is the oldest inhabited castle in the country. Meersburg Fortress is one of the great attractions at the lake and was originally built during the […]

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 […]

Lake Tegernsee – One Of The Cleanest Lakes In The Alps

Lake Tegernsee – A Beautiful Lake In Bavaria In the Alps there are lots of beautiful lakes but none as lovely as Lake Tegernsee which is one of the cleanest lakes in the mountains and the whole of Germany. A paradise for walkers and serious hikers, Lake Tegernsee has over 300 kilometres of marked trails […]

Lake Starnberg – Germany’s Fifth Largest Lake

A Freshwater Lake In Rural Surroundings Lake Starnberg is the fifth largest lake in Germany and is situated in the rural district of Starnburg which is in the state of Bavaria. This is a popular spot for recreational activities for those who live at Starnberg and is also becoming favoured by visitors to the region. […]

From Grainau to the Zugspitze Peak

The Highest Mountain In Germany Visitors to Bavaria often remark upon the spectacular height of the Zugspitze Peak which is the highest mountain in Germany. Towering some 2,962 metres above sea level, this is also Germany’s highest ski resort and it has three glaciers. A Railway Will Take You To The Top The Bayerische Zugspitzbahn […]

Borberg – An Historic Hiking Destination

A Popular Destination For Hikers Lovers of hiking and challenging long walks will like the mountainous Borberg area which is situated in the Rothaargebirge. The history of this place goes back for 2,000 years and the majestic Borberg Mountain rises some 670.2 metres high. Situated 5.5 kilometres to the south of Brilon, there are many […]