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Imagine a pastoral European countryside of rolling hills and medieval castles, seemingly endless stretches of evergreen trees and blue sky. This fairytale backdrop is known as Bavaria, and it is ...
Potsdam is the capital of Brandenburg state, located on the Havel River only 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Berlin city. In the 17th century, Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg made it his ...
Mitterfirmiansreut is a Bavarian village in the mountainous region on the Germany and Czech border. That means it was once on the border between West Germany and Czechoslovakia and thus part of ...
Written by JC, Germany, July 2011
It’s over a decade since Bonn ceded capital status to Berlin ,
and you can forgive this congenial, modestly-sized city of 300,000 or
so inhabitants for feeling neglected now that most government ...
At Germany ’s
easternmost point (more or less) you’ll find the Saxon town of Görlitz.
Like Dresden, Görlitz is one of the success stories of the former East
Germany, luring visitors ...
Written by JC, Germany, October 2011
HafenCity, Europe’s most extensive inner city development project, has refocused attention on waterfront life in Germany ’s second-biggest city and largest port: Hamburg .
A significant section ...
The city of Leipzig in eastern Germany celebrates an extraordinary triple anniversary in 2012. The church, choir and school which all bear the name St Thomas reach their 800th birthdays this ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2012
The palaces of old Germany monarchy, the modern day palaces of film stars shooting big-budget movies: Potsdam has both kinds of royalty. Only 15 miles (24 km) from the center of Berlin, Potsdam ...
Written by Katie H, December 2012
The Schwarzwald, or Black Forest, region of Germany is one of the country’s most culturally unique places. It’s also one of the best places to sample traditional – and delicious – German foods. From ...
Written by JC, Germany, December 2011
The church of Our Beloved Lady of the Mountain dates back to the 14th century. A spring has unsettled the ground beneath it and the church tower has been on something of a lean for much of its ...
Written by Viator, April 2013
Blessed with some of Europe’s most romantic scenery, Bavaria is the kind of place you wouldn’t want to leave, but for those with only three days to spare, here are a few ideas for what to include ...
At just over half an hour away by train, the city of Augsburg makes an easy day trip from Munich .
As well as being a must-see destination in its own right, Augsburg is
also a major stop on the ...
Frankfurt International Airport is Europe’s third largest, but unlike Paris’s Charles de Gaulle and London’s Heathrow, it’s very close to the center of town, meaning if you have a few hours ...
Written by JC, Germany, November 2011
At two hours from Munich
by road or rail, Amberg pushes the day-trip envelope and in truth
you’re probably better off combining it with nearby Nuremberg in an
overnight stay. But however you do ...
Written by Katie H, February 2013
Tucked away in Germany‘s Black Forest, the village of Baiersbronn is home to some of Germany’s best chefs. Though it’s long been known (especially among Germans and Swiss visitors) as a great place ...
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Doing what: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Day Tour from Munich