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Stories and Tips Bavaria

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Würzburg

Written by MALUSE on 09 Aug, 2011

Würzburg is situated in Franconia, the northern part of the Land Bavaria, on the river Main (which later passes Frankfurt). Two years ago I visited the town for the first time, and because I liked it I visited it again last week.I went by train.…Read More


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Bavarian Dirndl

Written by MALUSE on 01 Oct, 2010

For many foreign visitors, especially the ones from overseas who do Europe in five days, Germany shrinks to Bavaria, Bavaria shrinks to Munich. Munich means Oktoberfest, Mad King Ludwig and Hitler. If they do come in October and take the visitors of the Oktoberfest for…Read More


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Lindau, Germany on Lake Constance

Written by MilwVon on 27 Sep, 2006

Taking the train out of Oberstaufen, Lindau was an easy ride of less than an hour. I didn’t realize until getting there that the German town of Lindau is actually an island IN Lake Constance. The port entrance with its Lion Statue and…Read More


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Swiss Village

Written by MilwVon on 27 Sep, 2006

While touring with Stefan’s, we stopped in the quaint nameless village. I’m sure that the small community “had” a name, I just couldn’t hear it well enough to try to accurately spell it here. It’s unfortunately, as an American tourist to be so poor…Read More


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Big Churches-Little Churches

Written by Linda Kaye on 03 Feb, 2001

There is one thing for sure- there is no shortage of beautiful churches in Bavaria. One reason for this is that the churches are heavily supported by taxes. One of the most beautiful and well known is Die Weiss Kirche (The White Church)…Read More


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Linderhof Castle

Written by Linda Kaye on 03 Feb, 2001

Linderhof was built as a hunting lodge in the secluded Graswang Valley, and was known as the "King’s Hut". It was planned as a modest villa, but became a splendid Rococo Palace in ornate French Style. It is the smallest of the…Read More


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Neuschwanstein Castle

Written by Linda Kaye on 03 Feb, 2001

Neuschwanstein Castle is undoubtedly the most photographed and famous castle in Europe. Construction began in 1869 and was left unfinished at Louis’s death in 1886. The five-story castle was built on Swan Rock high above the beautiful Alpsee and close to the roaring waters of…Read More


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Neuschwanstein Castle Day Trip from Munich

Written by LAFRAGIA on 22 Nov, 2008

In November 2008 we traveled to Germany. We had the chance to take a day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle. Booked in the U.S. through Viator tours. Serviced in Munich by Radius Tours. I can say it was worth every penny spent..which we paid a great…Read More


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Ulm Cathedral

Written by MilwVon on 27 Sep, 2006

Ulm is a city built in a rather significant flood area. Walled to protect the city, there are also many canals throughout the city. Some of the houses literally sit out over the water, making one speculate what keeps it from falling in.…Read More


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Garmisch-Partenkirchen Olympic Stadium

Written by MilwVon on 27 Sep, 2006

In 1936 both the summer and winter games were hosted by Germany. Known as “Hitler’s Olympics” it was the cause for a lot of political controversy as you might imagine. The 1936 Summer Olympic Games were contested in Berlin.Known as Olympia Skistadion, this…Read More


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