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>>Tour 9: Fairytale Castles, Palaces and Monasteries
Tour 9: Fairytale Castles, Palaces and Monasteries 2019-07-10T08:33:08+00:00

Tour 9: Fairytale Castles, Palaces and Monasteries

Romatic palaces, historical castles and mystical ruins await you on a trip through Germanys history.

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Your journey starts at the baroque palace in Mannheim before you go on to Heidelberg.

Stop 1
The castle of Heidelberg guards the Neckar River valley and the charming city with Germany´s oldest university.

Stop 2
The road will lead you to Ludwigsburg and its 300-year-old baroque palace.

Stop 3
In Stuttgart you stroll through the historic city center with its new and old palaces.

Stop 4
The landmark of Sigmaringen with its current extension tellingly portrays the historic development from medieval fortress to princely residential palace.

Stop 5
On your way to the Black Forest Highlands you will pass Donaueschingen with its princely Fürstenberg castle and the spring of the Danube.

Stop 6
At the Black Forest Highlands the biggest dome structure north of the Alps at St. Blasien, a baroque monastery church with its museum at St. Märgen and the former Benedictine Monastery and its Rococo library in St. Peter await you.

Stop 7
Your journey goes on to Emmendingen and the ruins of castle Hochburg.

Stop 8
Last stop is the Haut-Koenigsbourg in Alsace, France which is located 767 m above the Rhine Valley.

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