Posts Tagged "Kid-friendly"

Kids’ Empire at the Residential Castle

Children can learn about life at the Residential Castle in Ludwigsburg 300 years ago in a not so standard manner: by touching, trying and joining the fun. A special room… Read more

Kids’ Fest “Our Neckar”

Children of all ages can look forward to water, fun and games at “Our Neckar” Kids’ Fest along the Neckar Riverside, Neckarstrand Remseck on September 29 from 2 p.m. Admission… Read more

Wild Park Fest

A colorful program awaits visitors of all ages at Wildpark Kaiserslautern on September 22 from 11 a.m. There will be live music, face painting, guided tours, public feedings and homemade… Read more

Kids’ Fest

Visit the kids’ fest around Jugend- und Programmzentrum Kaiserslautern on September 21 between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. for fun join-in activities and culinary delights. Admission is free. For more… Read more

Eisentaltag Fest

Culinary delights, family entertainment and more await at Gewerbegebiet Eisental in Waiblingen on September 8 from 11 a.m. Admission is free. For more information go to  Photo by Lungkit… Read more

Children and Family Festival

Visit the Children and Family Festival at Waldmohr Sports Grounds on September 8 from 11 a.m. for fun join-in activities, food, drinks and more. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Charcoal Fair with Blacksmith Show in Trippstadt

Learn more about the tradition of charcoal making at the Charcoal Fair and Blacksmith Show in Trippstadt on September 7 and 8. Food, drinks and entertainment will be offered as… Read more

Swinging Lautern

Kaiserslautern’s beloved “Barbarossafest” will take place in the city center on September 5. Multiple stages across the town will host musical performances of different genres as special offers and attractions… Read more

Viking Fair in Elschbach

Nordic culinary delights, historic clan fights and much more awaits adventurers of all ages at Wikingerplatz (viking grounds) on August 31 for  Sport- und Gesangverein Elschbach’s annual Viking Fair. Admission is… Read more

Adventure Day on the German Wine Road

Lots of join-in actions for families and children as well as culinary delights and wine await at Wachenheim an der Weinstraße on August 25 between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m…. Read more

Miesau Horse Races

Riders and their horses from all over Germany will meet on the racetrack at Reit – und Fahrverein Miesau on August 25 from 2 p.m. The thoroughbred race is one… Read more

Village Fair Miesenbach

Miesenbach is celebrating its traditional village fair with music and entertainment throughout the last weekend of August, 24 to 26. Sportplatz Miesenbach will pose as the fairground with rides and… Read more

Day of the Open Farm

Kleinsägmühlerhof in Altleiningen invites you to get to know their farm, animals and their products on August 17 and 18. There will be coffee, cake and lots of entertainment for… Read more

Farmer’s and Winemaker’s Kerwe

The largest of Neustadt’s wine villages, Lachen-Speyerdorf, invites you to their annual Farmer’s and Winemaker’s Kerwe between August 16 and 20. Visitors can look forward to live music, meeting the… Read more

Kerwe Weltersbach

Visit Kerwe Weltersbach at Schützenverein Edelweiß in Steinwenden between August 9 and 12 for live music, carnival rides and kids’ entertainment. Admission is free. For more information go to … Read more

Wine Kerwe

Enjoy fine wine, food, live music and carnival rides as well as family entertainment at Weisenheim am Sand’s Wine Kerwe in the city center between August 9 and 12. Admission… Read more

Become an Adventurer at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

Kids’ Stuff Flea Market

Find used clothes and toys in great condition at Wiesbaden’s Kids’ Stuff Flea Market on Pfarrer-Luja-Platz on August 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Erfenbach Forest Fest

Enjoy live music and drinks at Erfenbach Forest Fest at Fuchsdelle in Kaiserslautern on August 3 from 6 p.m. Admission is free. For more information go to 

Forest Fest

Enjoy food and drinks as well as fun kids’ activities like slacklining, tree climbing and agility exercises as well as many other entertaining challenges at PWV-Platz Poppental on August 3… Read more

Johannes Kerwe

The whole town of Mußbach will be celebrating between August 2 and 6 as the traditional Johannes Kerwe (fair) invades the town with fun activities for all ages, wine, culinary… Read more

6 Classic German BBQ Recipes

Germans love a good summer barbecue as much as Americans do but what they put on their plates doesn’t exactly resemble hot dogs, burgers and co. These recipes can easily… Read more

Kerwe Obermohr

Classic fair fun, food and rides await at Kerwe Obermohr around Bürgerhaus on July 26 and 27. Admission is free. For more information go to 

Trier - the oldest city in Germany

Stroll Through The Oldest City in Germany, Trier

Stroll Through The Oldest City in Germany, Trier – a beautiful city full of heritage.

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

Super Simple Swaps to Help the Planet and Save Money

With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more

A Family Weekend in The Black Forest

Discover a disused iron railway line in the Black Forest that has been paved over to create a family-friendly and very scenic bike route.

Family Fun at Stuttgart’s Spring Fair

Join the family fun at Stuttgart’s 77th Frühlingsfest for carnival rides and games, beer tents, live music, food, fireworks, a hot air balloon show and much more.

Beethoven’s Beautiful Birthplace, Bonn

Bonn is one of Germany’s oldest cities and the former capital of West Germany. There is a lot to do and plenty to see in this city, famously touted as the birthplace of Beethoven.

Homemade Playdough!

Make homemade playdough quick and easy.

Healthy Smoothies for Kids

The Green Monster – A Smoothie Kids Will Love

While many parents count calories, restrict refined sugar intake and carefully control portions, kids just dig into what tastes good.

Learning a Musical Instrument

Research has shown that children who learn to play a musical instrument tend to get better grades in school.

Sailing Germany and Abroad

Coming from the Mediterranean sea with 250+ days of sunshine a year and a coastline of 8,000 miles, I assumed my sailing days were over when I moved to Germany…. Read more

Highlights of Hamburg

The City of Hamburg is a great visit any time of the year whether you want a romantic getaway, a family break or a lively party weekend.

German Plätzchen recipes

Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… Read more

GummiBären Land – For the Love of Candy!

A visit to GummiBären Land and the Bon-Bon Museum in Vaihingen is a very sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy.

St. Martins Day in Germany

November 11th is a special day around the world – mainly for commemorating those who were lost in battle whilst bravely defending our freedoms. When Americans and Britons are observing… Read more

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

Childhood Dreams Coming True in Augsburg

There’s a children’s show called “Die Augsburger Puppenkiste” (Augsburg’s puppet box) featuring entire worlds that could fit inside a single wooden box. So when I was offered to tag along… Read more


Five Kid-Friendly Attractions in Rimini

Rimini is a splendid seaside resort on the North Eastern coast of Italy. It’s a beautiful spot for a late summer vacation with the kids.