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Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Sights & Photo spots (Germany)

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Googling the most beautiful historical and medieval cities in Germany, Then Rothenburg is at the top of the Tauber! Because of this, a visit to the small town of Central Franconia has always appealed to us. Even though Rothenburg is only about 2 hours drive away from us, we never really managed to visit the beautiful city. So far 😉 Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a small town in Bavaria with about 11,000 inhabitants, which is known – even beyond …

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Southern Harz – Stolberg, Harzgerode & Walkenried Abbey (Germany)

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During our tour through the southern Harz we were able to discover some beautiful sights: one of the most beautiful villages in Germany, an impressive stave church, old mining tunnels, historic half-timbered towns, the largest double cross in the world and a medieval monastery. The town of Stolberg (Harz) is surrounded by 7,000 hectares of forest and impresses with its many half-timbered houses in Renaissance style, which date back to the 15th to 18th centuries. As a result, the village …

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World Heritage City of Quedlinburg – The most beautiful sights (Germany)

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Quedlinburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, has all sorts of attractions to offer visitors: a historic old town, picturesque half-timbered houses from six centuries and the famous cathedral treasure. On a stroll through the city we were able to discover the most beautiful sights. Since 1994, large parts of the old town of Quedlinburg and the Royal Court complex are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites as the “Church St. Servatius, the Castle and the Old …

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Wernigerode – Sights of the colorful city on the Harz (Germany)

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Wernigerode, one of the most popular cities in the Harz, has all sorts of attractions to offer visitors: a historic town centre, elaborately restored and colourful half-timbered houses as well as an impressive castle. On a walk through the city we were able to discover the most beautiful sights. Wernigerode is a state-recognized resort on the northeastern flank of the Harz and has about 33,000 inhabitants. The German writer Hermann Löns coined her nickname ” Die Bunte Stadt am Harz …

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Marburg (Lahn) – Hotel, Activities & Things to do (Germany)

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Just an hour away from us is the beautiful university town of Marburg. And yet we have never managed to visit the city. Now it was finally time: We explored Marburg as part of a 3-day short trip and were able to discover one or the other culinary highlight. Marburg is a district town with about 76,000 inhabitants and is located in Hesse, about an hour’s drive north of Frankfurt. The Deutsche Märchenstraße, whose route since 1975 leads from the …

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Beilstein & The Castle Metternich – The Sleeping Beauty of the Moselle (Germany)

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On our way from Traben-Trarbach to Cochem we made a stopover in the picturesque Moselle village of Beilstein. Why Beilstein is described by many guests as the most beautiful Moselle village is quickly clear during a walk through the cobbled streets 🙂 The small village of Beilstein is located directly on the right bank of the Moselle and bears the nickname “Dornröschen der Mosel”due to its very well preserved historical townscape. Due to great poverty, there were hardly any structural …

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Miltenberg – Tourist Attractions & Things to Do (Germany)

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We took advantage of today’s beautiful weather to make a day trip in our immediate vicinity. In the research we came across 3 great places, which we all did not know yet and which we were able to combine into a beautiful route: Miltenberg, the castle Mespelbrunn and Aschaffenburg. And so we went a day to Lower Franconia in the northwest of Bavaria 🙂

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