Auerbachs Keller Leipzig – Immortalized in Faust I

Auerbachs Keller © Travel Signposts

Auerbachs Keller Leipzig – Goethe’s Favourite Wine Bar During His Student Days: Auerbachs Keller (Auerbachs Cellar) owes much of its fame to Goethe who immortalized the wine tavern in Faust I -  In part V, Mephistopheles, the demon, takes Faust to the tavern in an attempt to ruin him, but fails. Goethe frequented Auerbachs Keller […]

Discovering Leipzig On A Leipzig Music Trail

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Discover Leipzig, The City of Music, On a Leipzig Music Trail: Leipzig is a city which is associated with many famous composers of the 18th to the 20th century.  Johann Sebastian Bach worked in Leipzig from 1723 to 1750, Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig in 1813 and Leipzig was the most important and influential […]

Leipzig's Thomaskirche Is Where Bach's Tomb Lies

Thomaskirche - Leipzip

The Church with the Tomb of Johann Sebastian Bach: Leipzig’s Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church) is famous as the place where Johann Sebastian Bach worked as the choirmaster from 1723. Here too is the resting place of the master composer.  Although Bach’s remains were originally buried at Johanneskirche, his tomb now lies in the Nave of […]

Tour Routes in Germany

Ludwig's Castle of Neuschwanstein in winter

Suggested Tour Routes to make the best of your holiday in Germany Touring Germany is a pleasure, whether you drive yourself, take a coach or relax on a boat; that’s because there’s a lot to see and the roads are excellent, so travel is easy. Whether you’re looking for romantic castles, picturesque villages with twisting […]