Situated at the foot of Neuschwanstein Palace and Hohenschwangau Castle is the former Grand Hotel “Alpenrose”.But since 2011 this beautiful historic hotel has taken on a noble role, telling the story of the former Wittelsbach royal family. The Wittelsbach family is one of the oldest noble German families, and one of the most important in […]
Weimar and German Classicism
Weimar, a city that influenced Germany to become known as the “country of poets and thinkers”, carries with it a lot of history and is sure to delight you! “Everything that makes the city famous has to do with poets, philosophers, and statesmen” – said Angela Jahn, spokesman for the Weimar Cultural Foundation. German cultural […]
Top 5 attractions in Nuremberg.
Bavaria’s second-largest city attracts many travelers, not only for its beauty, rivers, and beautiful historic center. It is an interesting point for those who arrive in Frankfurt and want to visit other important cities like Bamberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, in addition to offering some very special attractions. We have selected five places in […]
Limeseum: the borders of the Roman Empire.
For those interested in the great history of Roman civilization and its achievements, the Limeseum museum is a fascinating attraction, located in Wittelshofen, Bavaria. The museum was built in the Limes region which was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. What is Limes? The name Limes comes from Latin and was given […]
The rare eggs made with precious materials by Carl Peter Fabergé have become the icons of his work worldwide. In cinema, they appear as objects of desire, as in “007 Contra Octopussy” and “Eleven Men and a Secret”. However, in real life, the story of Fabergé and his family would also yield a film, with […]
Walhalla, a Greek temple in Germany.
Walhalla, the German Parthenon, is located in a majestic position above the Danube, close to Regensburg. This neoclassical building in the shape of a temple represents one of the most important and beautiful German monuments of the XIX century. Perhaps you have already heard this name, because Walhalla, would be the “paradise” according to Norse […]
Gutenberg – the inventor who impacted the spread of knowledge in the world.
Johannes Gensfleisch, known as Johannes Gutenberg, or simply Gutenberg, was an inventor, engraver, and graphic designer during the Holy German Roman Empire. Born in 1400, in the city of Mainz, Germany, he was the pioneer in Europe in the mobile printing system, known as typography. Gutenberg came from a wealthy family, and in his childhood […]
Bayreuth, the opera city.
Famous for its annual Opera Festival (Bayreuther Festspiele), Bayreuth attracts tourists not only for this event but for all its rich architecture and history, which have left the legacy that we can appreciate today. The city has a close link with the famous German composer Richard Wagner, who moved there when he was experiencing financial […]
3 WWII locations you need to know.
Germany is a very rich field for those fascinated by the history of World War II, as it is still possible to visit and get to know places that were the stage for important events of this period. In this post, you will know three places that marked different points in the history of the […]
Varusschlacht: the battle of the Teutoburg forest.
The Roman Empire was the protagonist of great events in the past, worthy of blockbusters’ scripts, and the Battle of Teutoburg is one of these examples. Betrayals, revenge, decimated troops are elements found in one of the greatest defeats suffered by the Roman Army and marked the end of any hope of expansion of the […]