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Goslar (Harz) – Travel Guide & Things to do (Germany)

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At the end of our short holiday in the Harz, we made a detour to the nearby district town of Goslar, which lies on the northwestern foothills of the Harz in the state of Lower Saxony. Goslar was first mentioned as a mining town in 979 and now has about 50,000 inhabitants. The 1000-year history of the city meets you on a stroll through the city, because tradition, history and modernity meet here: you will find historic buildings, imposing half-timbered …

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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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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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Hamburg – Warehouse district Speicherstadt & Elbphilharmonie (Germany)

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After our stay yesterday on board the AIDAperla for the 1st AIDA Barcamp we woke up today in bright sunshine and enjoyed the very tasty hotel breakfast buffet at the 25hours Hotel Hamburg HafenCity. Our train back to Frankfurt was not supposed to leave until 2.30 pm, so we had a few hours for a little sightseeing in Hamburg. So nothing like going on 🙂

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The Felsenmeer (Rocky Sea) & the Monastery Lorsch (Germany)

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On our day tour through the Odenwald today, we first hiked the fairytale trail in the Obrunn Gorge in the morning and noon, looked at Fürstenau Castle, the Einhardsbasilica and the old town of Michelstadt and then walked a little through the alleys of the old town of Erbach. In the early afternoon we continued towards Lautertal to the rocky sea.

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