Germany Related Articles and Travel Guides

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Visiting Heidelberg

Visiting Heidelberg
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Heidelberg, a romantic town, lies on the river Neckar at the point where it leaves its narrow, steep valley in the Odenwald to flow into the Rhine valley. Heidelberg is part of a densely populated region called Rhein-Neckar-Triangle. It attracts more… [ + ] More Details

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Castle Greifenstein and German Bell Museum

Castle Greifenstein and German Bell Museum
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At Castle Greifenstein there are lots of history to discover here: For example, an old medieval jail with torture tools, catacombs, and an old double church. You can actually use the stairs to go up the big towers, from where you can get a magnificent… [ + ] More Details

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Trip to Cologne

Trip to Cologne
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Cologne lies on the Rhine River. The city's famous Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cologne. The University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln) is one of Europe's oldest universities. [ + ] More Details

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Take a tour through Hesse's largest private Beer Brewery

Take a tour through Hesse's largest private Beer Brewery
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Did you ever want to tour a famous German brewery to see how German beer gets produced as well as participate at a beer tasting of the world class Licher Pilsner beer? [ + ] More Details

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A view into the Hesse's Past: Hessenpark

A view into the Hesse's Past: Hessenpark
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The Open-Air Museum Hessenpark is a reflection of rural Hesse's of the past. Over 100 buildings - a complete range of farmsteads to day laborer houses - have been reconstructed on 160 acres. As you walk through the Open-Air-Museum you are guided through… [ + ] More Details

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Fun for Kids: Theme Park Lochmühle

Fun for Kids: Theme Park Lochmühle
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As a former corn mill and farm, the Lochmühle chooses to distinguish itself from larger, highly mechanized parks. Instead of having a few big rides with long waiting lines, the park relies on a broad variety in a countryside setting. [ + ] More Details

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See Dinosaur Skeletons at Senckenberg Museum

See Dinosaur Skeletons at Senckenberg Museum
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The Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt is the largest museum of natural history in Germany. You can spend an entire day there. This museum is great for kids and adults as there are exhibits of dinosaurs, fossils, mummies, a huge anaconda, and so much more. [ + ] More Details

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Nighlife in Frankfurt

Nighlife in Frankfurt
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Frankfurt is a great place to go in the evenings. This trip takes you the legendary Coocon Club, a very fancy Frankfurt night club with great interior, futuristic style design. [ + ] More Details

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Skiing in Lenggries

Skiing in Lenggries
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Lenggries may not been known for its great skiing areas on the international skiing market, but has some long and challenging terrains and offers breath taking views. Located in the Karwendel mountains it offers many huts and restaurants along the ski… [ + ] More Details

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Falkenhof Lenggries (Falcon and Alpine Park Lenggries)

Falkenhof Lenggries (Falcon and Alpine Park Lenggries)
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Learn about and see falcons, owls and other wild birds in action with their trainers while visiting the Falkenhof. Even better, be a falconer for a day… [ + ] More Details

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