Posts Tagged "castles"

Discover Imperial Town, Bad Wimpfen

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

Visit Burg Trifels & Teufelstisch

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!

Hike 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.

Straw Sculpture Easter Festival

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.

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!

Heidelberg

Heidelberg – A Romantic Gem on the Neckar River

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

Bamberg

Germany’s most scenic spots

Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

Neuschwanstein Castle

Top 15 Family Vacation Spots in Germany

Germany’s natural beauty, its spectacular landscapes, historical sites, and robust cuisine make the country a prime choice for family vacations.

Explore a local castle!

The hundreds of castles in Germany are one of the most wonderful things to explore on the weekend and the perfect location for a light hike or a picnic.