The Romantic Schloss Rheinfels at St. Goar

Schloss Rheinfels - Rhine Castles

For a Room with a View of the Rhine, Romantik Schloss Rheinfels is Hard to Beat Perched on a hill above the Rhine River, at the town of St. Goar, is Burg Rheinfels, one of the many castle ruins along the Middle Rhine Valley.  When Burg Rheinfels was built in 1245, it was the largest […]

A Grand Schloss Hotel Fit for a King

Schloss Bensberg by Frank Vincentz/Wiki

Schloss Bensberg Is One of the Largest Baroque Palaces in Europe: Located in the city of Bergisch Gladbach, high above the Bay of Cologne is Schloss Bensberg (Bensberg Palace), one the largest Baroque palaces in Europe today. History of Schloss Bensberg Schloss Bensberg was commissioned by Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, for his second wife Anna […]

Festivals and Events in Germany (March – August 2011)

Bamberg, Germany

What’s On Around Germany: Festivals, Events and Exhibitions: Murder and Mayhem in Stuttgart (March 15 – 28, 2011) Murder and Mayhem at Stuttgart‘s Whodunnit Nights. A total of 40 events ranging from thrilling readings to plays draw visitors to unusual venues around the city in Baden-Württemberg. For further information visit: www.stuttgarter-kriminaechte.de/ The Fate of Sculpture […]

Oberwesel – A Medieval Town Now Famous for its Wine

Oberwesel

Oberwesel is one of the Best Preserved Medieval Towns in the Middle Rhine Valley: Oberwesel, a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, is a regular stop for the river cruises that ply the Middle Rhine River. As the river boat approaches this historic town, the castle on the hill and fortification towers point towards Oberwesel’s role as a […]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

Assmannshausen - A Red Wine Town

Assmannshausen – A Small Village on the Rhine Famous for its Red Wine Festival: The vineyards of the Rhine Valley, we all know, are famous for their white wines (in particular the Rieslings) and their many wine festivals. There are however some towns and villages  in the Upper Middle Rhine where red is their favourite […]

Frühlingsdom 2013 – The Hamburger Dom Spring Festival

Frühlingsdom - Hamburger Dom Spring Festival

Frühlingsdom or Hamburger Dom Spring Festival is the Largest Fair in North Germany: Hamburg Frühlingsdom, the largest fun fair in the north of Germany, is back on 22nd March 2013. Hamburger DOM takes place three times a year (spring, summer and winter) and Frühlingsdom is the Spring fair. Frühlingsdom 2013 Frühlingsdom fair boasts a 55 […]

Hamburg Airport (HAM) – Airport Transfers

Hamburg Airport (HAM)

Hamburg Airport Transfers – Getting to and from Hamburg Airport: Hamburg Airport (HAM) opened in January 1911, making it the oldest airports in the world that is still in operation from its original site. There are two terminals at Hamburg Airport with Terminal 2 mainly used by Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partner airlines and […]

Walking Holidays in Germany: Walking in Südliche Weinstrasse

Walking the Southern Wine Road © Südliche Weinstrasse

Südliche Weinstrasse – An Ideal Region for Walking Holidays in Germany: The Rheinland-Pfalz Forest (or Rhineland-Palatinate Forest) is one of the biggest nature reserves in Europe and walking and trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers will find a world of natural beauty here. In particular, the Südliche Weinstrasse, or Southern Wine Road district, with its picturesque […]

Rheinland-Pfalz: Almond Blossom Festival

Rheinland-Pfalz-Almond-Blossoms © GNTB

The Rheinland-Pfalz is Famous for its Almond Blossom Festival: Spring is almond blossom time in the Rheinland-Pfalz or Rhineland-Palatinate and although the Pfalz has a many highlight events happening throughout the year, none is more highly anticipated than the Almond Blossom Festival. The appearance of the first almond blossoms is an indication that winter has […]

Walking Holidays in Germany: Walking in the Mosel Region

Walking in Moselle by Moselland Tourism

Walking Holidays in Germany Made Easier with Tours by Moselland Tourism: For the intrepid walker, walking holidays in Germany is now much easier, especially for those who would like to explore the Mosel region. Hiking is a National sport in Germany and whether you wish to do the more challenging seven-day Moselle Hills Trails or […]