Category Archives: Germany

Ingolstadt, (Germany)

“The Illuminati City”, “The city of Audi”, “Setting of novel Frankenstein” Easily coming from our base in Nuremberg some 100km to the south we reach the historic city of Ingolstadt on our second day in this weekend after having spent a … Continue reading

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Regensburg, (Germany)

“Celtic Radasbona”, “Roman Castra Regina”, “Free Imperial City”, “City by the Danube” After precisely a year since the first and only time I’ve flown to Nuremberg, I managed to grab an even better deal this time to the same place, however this … Continue reading

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Wurzburg, (Germany)

“Herbipolis in medieval times”, “Finest Baroque palace in Europe” One last place to visit for this long weekend taking the advantage of the Monday bank holiday in the UK, we left Wurzburg for the last, because it’s the largest of … Continue reading

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Heidelberg, Germany

“Mountain of Saints”, “Pearl on the Neckar River” Almost 7 years have passed since the first and only time we’ve come here to the beautiful city of Heidelberg, and actually today was quite an unexpected return to be honest. I … Continue reading

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Maulbronn, (Germany)

“Home to the first construction in Gothic style in Germany” Our last city of the three we’ve planned for today (well, I planned and dragged all the 6 friends of us we traveled together); Maulbronn. But hey! what a great day … Continue reading

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Speyer, (Germany)

“Roman Noviomagus, Civitas Nemetum” The second city planned for today after visiting the neighbouring city of Lorsch on our day trip where we still have to do as last the city of Maulbronn; its Speyer. Let’s call this lunchtime in Speyer as … Continue reading

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Lorsch, (Germany)

“Greatest centre of Carolingian art” Our first city of the few planned on this long weekend taking advantage of the bank holiday in England and therefore coming to this region for 3 full days. At only 60 kilometres south of … Continue reading

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Frankfurt, (Germany)

“Latin Vadum Francorum”, “the ford of the Franks on the Main”, “Financial capital” Such a very long time since the only time I’ve been in this city, possibly 8 or 9 years. I’m not going to lie in saying that there … Continue reading

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