Unkel – A Cultural Town on the Rhine

Unkel-Rhineland-Palatinate

Unkel Was Home to Many Famous Germans Including Willy Brandt: As our river boat cruises towards Remagen and the much anticipated Remagen Bridge, we glide past yet another picturesque town, a sight that we’ve become so used to seeing along the middle Rhine. The beautiful church along the riverbank and its neighbouring yellow building were […]

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 […]

Bundesgartenschau 2011 – Horticultural Show in Koblenz

Roses © GNTB

‘Koblenz in Bloom’ with the Bundesgartenschau 2011: Roses © GNTB Koblenz is the site of the Bundesgartenschau 2011 (BUGA Koblenz 2011), the 2011 Federal Horticultural Show, and this town on the Upper Middle Rhine will literally be in bloom. ‘Koblenz in Bloom’ will dazzle visitors for six months from 15 April to 16 October 2011. […]

Deutsche Weinstraße – 85 Km of Pure Enjoyment

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German Wine Route or the Deutsche Weinstraße – Germany’s Oldest Scenic Wine Route: Germany’s first scenic wine route is still its most famous. Established in 1935, the German Wine Route “Deutsche Weinstrasse” is only 85 km long, but is packed with history, culture, magnificent scenery and endless stretches of vineyards. The route traverses the Palatinate […]