Miltenberg, Germany – Rhine River Cruise

Miltenberg, Germany - Rhine River Cruise: See our Miltenberg Photos HERE RIVER CRUISE GUIDE Bank Left/Right KM 123-126 Altitude 258m/849ft Population 9,800 Miltenberg is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the city of Aschaffenburg, the districts of … [Read more...]

Coblenz (Koblenz) – Rhine River Cruise

Coblenz (Koblenz) - Rhine River Cruise: See our Coblenz Photos HERE RIVER CRUISE GUIDE Bank (Moselle/Rhine) Left/Right KM 2-0/589-592 Altitude m/ft Population <108,000   The prosperity of Coblenz (from the Latin confluentia) derives from its position at the … [Read more...]

Money in Germany: the Euro

Germany: Money: All about the Euro (€) As of January 1, 2002, the euro (€) replaced the national currency of 12 countries within the European Union, including Germany. You can exchange currency at any bank branch (hours are listed below). Automatic cash machines can be … [Read more...]

Useful facts for travel to Germany

Useful facts to help you plan your visit to Germany Festivals Public Holidays Visas Health Time Electricity Weights & Measures Money, Banks etc. Useful Telephone Numbers Festivals Music festivals are big in Germany, Bach in March (bit early) Wagner in Bayreuth in July, … [Read more...]

Travel to Germany

Germany: a country that's a lot more than Beer, Lederhosen and Cuckoo Clocks! Most people associate travel to Germany with either big modern cities and Mercedes thrashing down autobahns or quaint wood-beamed houses, men in lederhosen and buxom barmaids holding gigantic steins of beer in each hand … [Read more...]

Telephone Communications in Switzerland

Telephone & Fax All telephone numbers in Switzerland have at least 9 digits. To telephone Switzerland from abroad, dial the international code of your country +  41 and then, the number of the person you are calling (without the 0 at the beginning of the Swiss telephone number), … [Read more...]

Visas and Entry Requirements for Switzerland

Visas: Visas are required for a continuous stay of more than three months. But if your stay is shorter than three months you only need a valid passport. As you might expect, all citizens of the EU countries can enter Switzerland without a visa for tourist purposes, and according to the … [Read more...]