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The wine town of Volkach on the Main River (Germany)

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The wine town of Volkach am Main was the third stop of our week-long river cruise with A-ROSA Silva, which took us from Nuremberg to Bamberg, on to Volkach and Miltenberg through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley to Lahnstein, Koblenz and Cologne. Originally we should have docked in Würzburg. However, since the city was declared an inner German risk area the day before because of Corona, we have approached an alternative stop as part of the A-ROSA “Safety First” strategy. …

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Bamberg – The sights in the World Heritage Old Town (Germany)

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The World Heritage city of Bamberg was the second stop of our week-long river cruise with A-ROSA Silva, which took us from Nuremberg to Bamberg, on to Volkach and Miltenberg through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley to Lahnstein, Koblenz and Cologne. We were already looking forward to this stop, because we wanted to see the famous Bamberg town hall live for a long time. In total, we had a day to explore the city’s most famous sights and photo spots …

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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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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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Bavarian-Swabia – The most beautiful places & excursion tips (Germany)

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For four days we explored the region of Bavarian-Swabia and were able to discover many interesting things here: beautiful old towns, majestic castles, imposing churches and sugar-sweet animal encounters. Our tour took us from the two-country town of Ulm/Neu-Ulm to the roggenburg monastery and on to an alpaca hike in Jettingen-Scheppach to Augsburg. From here we went on to Harburg Castle and the fuchsia and pilgrimage town of Wemding, until we finally reached the end of our journey in the …

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Nördlingen – Sights of the historic Old Town (Germany)

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Today we have reached the last destination of our 4-day trip through Bayerisch-Schwaben: the city of Nördlingen. From our previous destination Wemding, Nördlingen is only about 20 kilometers away. And we were especially looking forward to exploring the city, because we have often seen the great pictures of northerners from the air, which is surrounded by a completely preserved medieval city wall. “Nördlingen – The most beautiful corners are round“. With this slogan, the city on the “Romantic Street” advertises …

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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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Augsburg – The sights of the UNESCO city (Germany)

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After an eventful alpaca hike with Sajama Lama in Jettingen-Scheppach in the morning, we went on to Augsburg at noon to see the sights of the UNESCO World Heritage City. Augsburg is a city in the southwest of Bavaria and has about 300,000 inhabitants. This makes it the third largest city in Bavaria after Munich and Nuremberg. The city is characterized by Roman roots and the trading dynasties of the Fuggers and Welser. Some magnificent Renaissance buildings in the city …

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Hiking with Lamas and Alpacas with Sajama Lama (Germany)

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Less than a month ago we were already hiking with alpacas on the Moselle and were completely enthusiastic about it. That is why we did not miss the time to go for a walk with these sugar-sweetened animals here in Bayerisch-Schwaben. From the monastery Roggenburg we drove in the morning to Schönenberg/Jettingen-Scheppach in the district of Günzburg, because here we were arranged with Doris, the owner of the Lama and Alpaca farm Sajama Lama. “Sajama” is by the way the …

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The sights in Ulm & the Roggenburg Monastery (Germany)

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“Where Bavaria is only one step away from Swabia” – with this slogan the two-country city of Ulm/Neu-Ulm advertises itself. As a medium-sized city, Ulm, together with its young sister town Of Neu-Ulm on the Bavarian side of the Danube, is an attractive destination and a double city of superlatives: here stands the highest church tower in the world, the most crooked hotel in the world and one of the largest preserved fortifications in Germany. The university town of Ulm …

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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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Passau – Tourist Attractions, Things to do & Photo spots (Germany)

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After a week of Danube cruise with A-ROSA Bella we have arrived safely in Passau. A shuttle bus of the A-ROSA had driven us and other guests from the Danube pier, which was about 45 minutes from Passau, to the main station Passau. Since our train only went back to Frankfurt in the afternoon, we still had enough time to take a closer look at Passau.

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