Posts Tagged "castles"

Wolfstein: A medieval gem near Kaiserslautern

Wolfstein is a small town near Kaiserslautern that’s great for a day trip. The popular hiking village also has some unique attractions.

Wiesbaden’s Freudenberg Castle, the Museum of the Senses

The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more

A Town of all Seasons – Tübingen

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Hiking in Germany

One of the healthiest activities and habits in Germany is hiking! Germany is dedicated to creating, supporting and maintaining spectacular trails. Grab your boots and be awed!

A winter trip to Prague between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Head to Prague, Czech Republic this holiday season for an enchanting experience. Families can enjoy the festivities at a Christmas Market, see the changing of the guards at the Prague Castle, have a medieval feast and more!

Linderhof Palace & Neuschwanstein Castle

Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Rüdesheim am Rhein beside the beautiful Rhine River

The charming town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, which you can only reach by ferry, has vineyards, wine tours, picturesque views, historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping and more.

Emilia-Romagna – Italy

Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region is a traveler’s delight. Stepped back in town and enjoy the divine food, medieval castles, spectacular views, and so much more.

Historically charming city of Heppenheim

Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.

Discover Fascinating Freinsheim

Located near Kaiserslautern, Freinsheim is a fascinating place to visit. It has festivals, a ruined castle, an impressive Old Town, a toy museum and more.

Rheinfels Castle, from the Time of Thrones

The castle ruins of Rheinfels sits looking out on the enchanting Rhein River. Soaked in history, the only thing you need to bring is your imaginations of dragons, thrones, kings and knights!

The Dramatic Burg Eltz

Unlike many castles that have been handed back and forth, or created only as an escape for royalty, Burg Eltz has been a real, live, lived-in castle since the first day its medieval construction.

Poland’s Gothic Grodziec Castle

While in Poland, explore the gothic castle Grodziec. Sitting on top of an inactive volcano, this medieval castle was originally built in 1155 and yet the grounds and structure are still intact.

Beer Culture and the Town of Ehingen

Whether you decide to visit Ehingen for its architecture, castles or beer, it makes no difference. This quick drive through the Swabian valley makes a perfect day trip from Stuttgart.

Climb to the Top of Rapunzel’s Tower

Live the fairy tale by climbing to the top of Rapunzel’s Tower. Head to the whimsical and charming town of Trendelburg for the enchanting tower, beauty views and an upcoming medieval fest.

Straw Sculpture Easter Festival – Ludwigsburg

Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.

Tübingen – a Town of all Seasons

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Christmas Market and More in Prague

Head to Prague, Czech Republic this holiday season for an enchanting experience. Families can enjoy the festivities at a Christmas Market, see the changing of the guards at the Prague Castle, have a medieval feast and more!

Take a Walk on the Wald Side

One of the healthiest activities and habits in Germany is hiking! Germany is dedicated to creating, supporting and maintaining spectacular trails. Grab your boots and be awed!

King Ludwig’s Bavarian Castles

Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Hanging Around in Heppenheim

Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.

Celebrating Castles and Knights

The Lichtenberg Castle recently revived the Middle Ages with a Medieval Market. There were vendors, actors in costumes, fire-eaters, jugglers, music and much more.

Italy’s Romagna, a Traveler’s Delight

Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region is a traveler’s delight. Stepped back in town and enjoy the divine food, medieval castles, spectacular views, and so much more.

Discover Bad Wimpfen, the Imperial Town

Bad Wimpfen is a charming medieval village along the Castles Road between Mannheim and Prague. Rich in history, come discover its many treasures.

Rastatt, the Gateway to the Black Forest

The town of Rastatt is a great starting point to begin a regional tour of Baden-Württemberg. It has palaces, museums, great restaurants and much more.

Hohenzollern Castle – Jewel of the Schwäbische Alb

Hohenzollern Castle is one of Germany’s most majestic castles, which this jewel of a place should be on your list of places to see.

Hiking Sibyllenweg to Burg Teck

Hike Sibyllenweg up to the Burg Teck Castle. Enjoy the beautiful spring flowers and view along the way. Once arriving, enjoy the ambiance and meal.

St. Martin – Picturesque Village on the Wine Road

Located on the Wine Road, St. Martin is nested in the hills and surrounded by vineyards. It is the ideal paradise to visit for its beauty, wine, food, shopping and more.

A Wine Lover’s Paradise ~ Rüdesheim am Rhein

The charming town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, which you can only reach by ferry, has vineyards, wine tours, picturesque views, historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping and more.

Koblenz – Where Two Mighty Waters Meet

Koblenz is situated where the Moselle and Rhine Rivers meet and surrounded by four great hills.

Wiesbaden – Roman Spa Town

Wiesbaden is one of the oldest spa towns in Europe. Established as a Roman fort, today it’s a modern city that has lost none of its imperial flair.

Visit Nuremburg

Discover the History of Nuremberg

The ancient city of Nuremberg has a lot to offer visitors, including a rich history, castles, museums, great restaurants and a beautiful Christmas Market.

The Best Six Castles in Germany

Millions of tourists flock to see what is called Germany’s jewel in the tourist crown each year, and it’s easy to see why.

Halloween photography

Halloween – Then and Now

Discover more about the origins of Halloween’s, its introduction to America and where to celebrate it in Germany…

Tübingen

Tübingen – A Medieval Town

The well preserved and picturesque medieval town of Tübingen definitely merits a visit!

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle: Pure Magic

Few places in the world can transport us into the realm of fairy tales as easily as Neuschwanstein Castle, nestled amongst the pastoral hills of Bavaria.

Hohenschwangau Castle

Hohenschwangau Castle

Conveniently found in the foot of the Alps, Hohenschwangau Castle is undoubtedly one of the best strategically placed castles of all time.

Heidelberg

Heidelberg – The Romantic City on the Neckar

Heidelberg offers magnificent city views, pleasant walks through history, a castle in ruins, towering churches, cobblestone streets, great shopping and so much more.

Visit Burg Trifels & Teufeltisch

Two fabulous places that can be visited from K-town are Burg Trifels and Teufeltisch – and driving there through the Pfälzer Wald is half the fun!

Local Secrets - Kaiserslautern

Local Secrets – Within 60 Mins of KMC

We asked The Used Car Guys to share their ‘Local Secrets’ of things to do within an hour’s drive of Kaiserslautern. Here’s their list…