Tintagel – Inextricably Linked to King Arthur

Tintagel - Where King Arthur Legends Loom Larger Than Life: Mention Tintagel, and the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table come to mind immediately. Since Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote his History of the Kings of Britain in 1150, visitors have been coming to Tintagel Castle … [Read more...]

Cycling Holidays in France: Burgundy by Bike

With 580 Kms of Cycle Routes, Seeing Burgundy by Bike is a Travel Option: Very few travellers can do Le Tour de France, but Le Tour de Bourgogne is a real possibility. With its 580 kms of 'voies vertes' (tracks reserved strictly for non-motorised traffic) and 'véloroutes' (long-distance … [Read more...]

Oberwesel – A Medieval Town Now Famous for its Wine

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 … [Read more...]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

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 … [Read more...]