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Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg

Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg – A Knighted Hotel

ZUM RITTER ST GEORG IS ONE OF THE FEW PATRICIAN MANSIONS TO SURVIVE THE THIRTY YEARS WAR:One of the more interesting and historic hotel buildings in Heidelberg Old Town is the Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg at Hauptstrasse 178. Built by the Huguenot cloth merchant Charles Bélier in 1592, this … [Read More...]

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Heidelberg Hauptstrasse

Shopping in Heidelberg

SHOPPING IN HEIDELBERG IS EASY AS MANY SHOPS ARE LOCATED IN THE OLD TOWN:Although Heidelberg is not known as a shopping destination, there are more than 400 shops in this town that will keep you busy.The Old Town (Altstadt) accounts for a third of all shops in Heidelberg, which makes it … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Munich Oktoberfest

German Wine and Beer Festivals 2015

2015 FAMOUS WINE AND BEER FESTIVALS IN GERMANY:For connoisseurs of wine and beer, spring and summer are  fantastic times to be in Germany. From Berlin to the Rhineland, there is a great choice of festivals to attend, depending on whether you prefer to conduct your wine-tasting in one of the … [Read More...]

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Getting Around

Berlin Schönefeld Airport SXF

Flughäfen Schönefeld – Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) Is Soon to Become the Berlin Brandenburg Airport:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) is one of the two Berlin international airports, the other being Tegel.  Located in the town of Schönefeld, the airport is approximately 24kms (15 miles) south-east of the centre of … [Read More...]

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Useful Facts

Berlin Intercontinental Hotel

A Stay at the Berlin Intercontinental Hotel

HOTEL REVIEW: OUR CHRISTMAS STAY AT THE BERLIN INTERCONTINENTAL:For our Christmas visit to Berlin we stayed at the Intercontinental Hotel at Budapester Strasse 2, in the Tiergarten district of Berlin. The Intercontinental Hotel is not as … [Read More...]

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News & Events

St Stephan Cathedral, Passau

Passau Music Festival 2015

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau - the annual Passau Music Festival:On Friday, June 19th, the 63rd Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau (Passau European Weeks Festival ) opens under the theme "Uberbrucken".  This year's opening performance … [Read More...]

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