A Happy Bamberg Beer Experience

Drinking Rauchbier on the Bamberg Beer Experience Tour

WITH NINE BREWERIES PRODUCING FIFTY TYPES OF BEERS, BAMBERG IS INDEED A BEER CITY: Bamberg is a town that’s famous for its breweries. There are nine breweries in this small town producing some fifty different beers, including its specialty rauchbier, a smoked beer with a characteristic taste. So, when our river boat called at Bamberg, […]

Bernkastel-Kues Sightseeing on a Moselle River Cruise

Bernkastel Marktplatz, the mediaeval market square

Bernkastel-Kues – A Most Charming Town on the Moselle River: RIVER CRUISE GUIDE: BERNKASTEL-KUES Bank (Mosel) East&West Area 23.66 km2 Altitude 110m Population 6516 PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 14: Medieval Bernkastel-Kues, with its narrow streets, historic half-timbered buildings, quaint shops and rustic wine taverns, has attractions to […]

Wine-tasting at the Aristocratic House of Löwenstein

Fürst Löwenstein Wine-tasting at Schloss Kleinheubach

Fürst Löwenstein Wine-tasting at Schloss Kleinheubach : PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 11: Our brief walking tour of Miltenberg this morning was not too enjoyable. After a brilliant day of sunshine in Würzburg yesterday, our luck ran out in Miltenberg and it rained when we were doing our sightseeing tour. […]

Marksburg – A Hilltop Medieval Castle Along the Rhine

Marksburg

Marksburg Castle – the Only Hilltop Rhine Castle that’s Never Been Destroyed: Paris & The Heart of Europe – Uniworld River Cruise – Day 13: The castles along the Rhine are a very special sight and they usually bring on the greatest excitement whenever river boats arrive at this very scenic region of the Middle […]

Trier Sightseeing on a Mosel River Cruise

Trier Roman City Gate

As One of the Oldest Cities in Germany Trier Has Many Interesting Attractions for Visitors: RIVER CRUISE GUIDE – TRIER Bank (Mosel) East Area 117 km2 Altitude 125-396m Population 108,000 PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 15: Trier was one of the reasons for choosing our Vienna to Paris […]

Veste Oberhaus – Fortress of the Passau’s Prince-Bishops

Oberhaus fortress

THE VESTE OBERHAUS LOOKOUT IN PASSAU, A POPULAR STOP ON A DANUBE RIVER CRUISE: Paris & The Heart of Europe – Uniworld River Cruise – Day 5: Knowing that we are always on the lookout for photo opportunities, Jana, our ship’s purser suggested that we walk up to Veste Oberhaus for panoramic views of Passau […]

Passau Sightseeing on a Danube River Cruise

Passau Attractions

Passau, the City of Three Rivers, Is a Popular Stop on Danube River Cruises: RIVER CRUISE GUIDE – PASSAU Bank (Danube) Right/Left Area 69.58 km2 Altitude 290m/951ft Population 50,000 PARIS & THE HEART OF EUROPE – UNIWORLD RIVER CRUISE – DAY 5: Passau was a destination that we were very much looking forward to visiting […]

Wine-tasting in Weissenkirchen, a Top Wachau Wine Town

Wine-tasting in the Raffelsberger Hof cellar

At our Wine-tasting in Weissenkirchen, We Learned a Lot about Wachau Wines : The Wachau Valley is one of Austria’s most famous and exciting wine regions and on the Danube River stretch of our Vienna to Paris river cruise we stopped at Weissenkirchen, one of the nine top viticultural towns in the Wachau. We were […]

Sightseeing in Vienna … worth it even in the Rain!

Hundertwasserhaus

A Walking Tour of Vienna to Discover Vienna Off-the-Beaten Track: Paris and The heart of Europe – Uniworld River Cruise – Day 2: For our sightseeing in Vienna, we had a choice of a visit to the Imperial Treasury to see the Habsburg crown jewels or a walking tour of Vienna titled “Vienna at Second […]

Rediscovering Rhine Castles on a Rhine River Cruise

Burg Rheinstein - Rhine Castle

Historic and Romantic Castles Dominate This Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site: The Middle Rhine Valley is world famous for its concentration of beautiful and grand castles and castle ruins which are a thrilling feature of its rugged landscape.  Most of these castles were built in the 12th or 13th centuries and in the Middle […]