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Hohenzollern Castle – Best viewpoint & Castle Tour

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One of the most famous castles in Germany is Hohenzollern Castle in the state of Baden-Württemberg. We have already seen many impressive photo photos of the castle, which is build on a 855 meter high, isolated and prominent mountain hill. So we were already very excited about our visit. Things to know about Hohenzollern Castle The history of the castle Hohenzollern Castle sits majestically on an 855-metre-high mountain cone on the edge of the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg. It is …

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Ludwigsburg Palace & the Fairytale Garden (Blooming Baroque)

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After we spend three days in Stuttgart we then visited the city of Ludwigsburg, which is only about 15 km north of the Baden-Württemberg state capital. The Ludwigsburg Palace is considered one of the largest original baroque buildings in Europe. In addition, several pleasure palaces and extensive gardens characterize the image of the former residential city. Things to know about Ludwigsburg Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg had a spacious and representative castle built outside the old capital Stuttgart in 1704 …

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Heidelberg – Things to do in the Old Town & the Heidelberg Castle

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Every year, 11.9 million visitors from all over the world flock to Heidelbergto see the historic old town and its world-famous sights. Heidelberg Castle is one of the most famous ruins in Germany and at the same time the symbol of the city. Since we live only about 60 km from Heidelberg, we have often been to Heidelberg and now finally want to write a report on the beautiful city on the Neckar, whose most important sights are all very …

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Nuremberg – Sights & Photo Spots in the Old Town (Germany)

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We have had a long time on our bucket list to explore the sights of Nuremberg. Therefore, it was a great fit that the city was the beginning of our week-long river cruise with A-ROSA which took us from Nuremberg to Bamberg, on to Volkach and Miltenberg through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley to Lahnstein, Koblenz and Cologne. So we had a day to explore the most famous sights and photo spots of Nuremberg on our own. Nuremberg is the …

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Lichtenstein Castle – Fairytale Castle in the Swabian Alb (Germany)

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The fairytale castle Lichtenstein has been on our bucket list for a long time, after we had seen so many beautiful photos of it on Instagram and on the internet. Since there is still relatively little going on at the German tourist hotspots due to the Corona pandemic, we took the opportunity in July and paid a visit to the castle. Lichtenstein Castle is located in the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg and can be reached from the nearest largest town …

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The castle Harburg & the fuchsia town of Wemding (Germany)

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After looking at the most beautiful sights of Augsburg the day before, we drove the 55 km long route to Harburg in the morning to see the castle Harburg, which is one of the largest, oldest and best preserved castlecomplexes in southern Germany. After the tour of the castle we made a sightseeing stop in the fuchsia town of Wemding in the afternoon. The castle Harburg is located on the Romantic Road and towers over the town of Harburg an …

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Eltz Castle – The beautiful fairytale castle (Germany)

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In Germany alone there are more than 25,000 castles & castles. But no one knows that at the moment, because the federal states only keep their own statistics. However, this will soon change with a scientific database from the European Burgen Institute (EBI). But one thing is certain: with its unique architecture, its many towers and gables and its picturesque location, Eltz Castle is the epitome of a German knight’s castle for many visitors and is rightly considered one of …

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