Posts Tagged "hiking"

Volksmarching Miesau

The hiking club “Wanderfreunde Miesau” hosts a volksmarch on August 10 and 11. You can choose between signposted trails of different lengths and difficulty, including 5km, 10km, 20km and 30km…. Read more

Dolomites: Welcome To Your Italian Adventure

Story by Nate Cairney In northern Italy, where the massive Dolomite mountains dominate the land, you can find a different sort of country. This is adventure Italy. Adventure Italy gets… Read more

Beautiful treetop walks

Cover photo by Erlebnis Akademie AG Many people from other countries, particularly the United States, see Germany as a place that truly ‘gets it’ with regard to wellness, concern for… Read more

Bad Urach – a friendly Swabian small town

This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.

Wolfstein: A Historic Hike 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.

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip Part 3: Wales

Cover photo by  Lukas Bischoff Photograph The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip, my favorite destinations in England, Wales and Scotland: read part 1 about Bruges, Dover and Stonehenge here and catch up… Read more

Lovely Little Towns on the Outskirts of Stuttgart

Lovely small towns on the outskirts of Stuttgart have a lot American families including various festivals, great shopping low prices, hiking and biking, and much more.

Jungfraujoch — Top of Europe

by Ronnie Juhanns Cover Photo of Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, by GIGASHOTS / shutterstock.com Travelers from around the world visit Switzerland to take the journey to the top of Europe and visiting… Read more

Winter forest hiking – time for adventures

by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jag_cz/shutterstock.com For my fellow hikers who enjoyed the great outdoors trekking during the warmer months of the year, there is no need to put away… Read more

The view of Wolfstein from the hiking trail

Beautiful One-Day Hike Near the KMC

Wolfstein is half an hour from the Military Community of Kaiserslautern, Ramstein and Landstuhl and home to one of the greatest one-day hikes in Germany.

Hiking trip to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Hike to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Story and photos by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy a colorful fall day in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, this is the ideal… Read more

Hidden Gems near Cocheren, France

Spend the afternoon hiking a wooden area near the German and French border and discover ancient hidden gems.

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.

Herd of sheep on the Matterhorn Mountain in Switzerland

Hiking the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland

A detailed itinerary for hiking the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland from Diana Dargen, an Air Force spouse based in Germany.

Dog-friendly hiking in the KMC

If you are new to the KMC and have your dog(s) with you, depending on where you live you may not have a chance to let your dog run loose,… Read more

Hiking and Biking Apps

As an oldschool outdoor adventure guide, I am used to leading hiking and biking adventures throughout Europe based on knowledge of the trails, terrain, points of interest, rest stops, and… Read more

Culinary Panorama Hike

Germany hosts fun and unique outdoors activities such as the Culinary Panorama Hike. This event offered panoramic views and culinary specialties.

Unplug in Mehlinger Heide

Head to Mehlingen Heath to take a break from the everyday grind. The heath is an oasis of pure nature that offers many footpaths, facets of vegetation, animals 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!

Hiking Wolfstein - Germany

A Tale of Two Castles

Wolfstein, the starting point or final stop of the Pfälzer Höhenweg hiking trail in the northern Palatinate, is a handsome small town with quite a few period buildings near the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

Enchanting Almond Bloom Festivities

Learn about the Almond Bloom Festival at the German Wine Road in the Rhineland-Palatinate area.

Enjoy Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Lovely Small Towns of Stuttgart

Lovely small towns on the outskirts of Stuttgart have a lot American families including various festivals, great shopping low prices, hiking and biking, 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!

Garmisch-Partenkirchen’s hidden treasures

Discover off-grid treasures in the Garmisch region. Explore Oberammergau town, hike the Partnach-Klamm or take a breathtaking ride on the Alpine Coaster.

Hiking trip to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Humbergturm is always worth a hike!

Story by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy the colorful Fall days in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, recharge your batteries and relax in… Read more

Apple Week in Mössingen

During late September and early October, the town of Mössingen comes alive to celebrate its 10th Annual Apple Fest. My family and I are so excited to participate in apple fest in Baden-Württemberg! According… Read more

Niederwald Eagle Sanctuary

The Niederwald Eagle Sanctuary is a great place to go when you want to leave your weekend living room nest! Niederwald looks after injured birds of prey and owls before releasing them back into the wild.

Wine Walks near Stuttgart

Have an incredible family day by joining a wine walk in Germany! This is a great way to spend a spring or summer Sunday, enjoy breathtaking views and sample delicious food and wine.

The Five Best Outdoor Breaks in Europe

For those seeking an outdoor adventure of a lifetime, here are five of the best outdoor breaks Europe has to offer!

Bad Wildbad: Blueberries and Baths

Families head to Bad Wildbad warm water springs, natural beauty, delicious blueberries and more. Located in the Black Forest, this tranquil destination has been attracting tourists for centuries!

Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Twin Towns in the Black Forest

Whether you take a long trip through the Black Forest or a day trip to explore the springs and hiking trails, the towns of Bad Teinach-Zavelstein are definitely a must-see.

Geierlay, Germany’s Longest Suspension Bridge

As Germany’s longest suspension bridge, Geierlay is 360m long and 100m. It makes for a wonderful day out in the stunning German countryside. Do you dare to cross it?!

Winter Fun in the Black Forest

Do you miss this season’s chilly fun? Well come and explore the Baden-Württemberg region as it will not disappoint you.

See Through the Eyes of Lorelei

Would you like to see through the eyes of the Lorelei, the legendary mermaid? Head to Bornich to take in the spectacular view from up high above the Rhein River.

Mössingen’s Apple Week

Mössingen host its 9th Annual Apple Fest this Sept. 27 to Oct. 4 which celebrate “all things apple!” Other attractions near are a geopark, a Beguine convent, a war memorial and more.

Garmisch UNPLUGGED!

Discover off-grid treasures in the Garmisch region. Explore Oberammergau town, hike the Partnach-Klamm or take a breathtaking ride on the Alpine Coaster.

Lake Ohmbachsee ~ A Hidden Gem

Lake Ohmbachsee offers a place for walking, hiking, biking and relaxing. There is also a play area, an entertainment, a boating area, a restaurant and more.

Cherry Blossom Days 2015

Germany ushers in spring with Cherry Blossom Days. Celebrating the blooming of the cherry tree with fests, hikes, food and wine.