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Stralsund – Attractions in the Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage)

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From the Baltic Sea island of Usedom we made a day trip to the Hanseatic city of Stralsund about 70 kilometres away. We were very excited about this, because Stralsund is called the “gateway to the island of Rügen” and also the “Venice of the North” due to its location on the Strelasund, a strait of the Baltic Sea between the mainland and the island of Rügen. Things to know about Stralsund The Hanseatic city of Stralsund was founded in …

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Bautzen – Sights in the City of Towers (Germany)

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About fifty kilometers from the Saxon state capital Dresden, is the large district town of Bautzen. The “City of Towers” scores with a historic old town, medieval defensive towers and beautiful photo spots. Things to know about Bautzen The eastern Saxon district town of Bautzen has about 40,000 inhabitants and is located on the Spree. It is considered the historical capital of the Upper Lusatia region and is at the same time the political and cultural centre of the Sobs. …

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Bacharach – Our travel guide & the best photo spots (Germany)

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On our river cruise with A-ROSA on the Rhine and Main we saw the beautiful town of Bacharach from the river in the UNESCO World Heritage “Oberes Mittelrheintal”, which we really wanted to take a closer look at. That’s why we used a nice sunny day in November to go on a discovery tour here. Bacharach is a small, cosy town with about 2,000 inhabitants which lies in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley on the left bank of the Rhine …

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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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Schwäbisch Hall – Tourist Attractions & Photo spots (Germany)

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After our visit to Rothenburg ob der Tauber we paid a visit to the small town of Schwäbisch Hall which is only about 65 kilometres away in Baden-Württemberg. Until now, we only knew the city from pictures on Instagram and from the well-known advertisement of the building society of the same name (“You can build on these stones…”) and were very curious to see which attractions were waiting for us here. Schwäbisch Hall is a town in Baden-Württemberg with about …

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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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Dinkelsbühl – One of the most beautiful old cities in Europe (Germany)

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In search of beautiful old towns in Germany, we became aware of an article on the Internet in which Dinkelsbühl was named “Most Beautiful Old Town of Germany” by Focus Magazine due to the exceptionally well-preserved late medieval cityscape. A good reason for us to get in the car and visit the former imperial city. Dinkelsbühl is a town in central Franconia with about 12,000 inhabitants. It is an important tourist resort on the Romantic Road, the now internationally known …

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