Strasbourg is a city and the province capital of Alsace in east France. The main sight of the city is the gothic Strasbourg cathedral wich was build from 1176 till 1439. Next to the cathedral is the Kamerzell house wich is from the same time, now there is a restaurant inside where you can get some nice food in a great historical building. Another point of interesting is the Petite France wich invite tourists with its medieval houses, street cafes, restaurants and souvenir shops. Strasbourg is a worth travel destination in Europe if you like historical cities with international and modern flair.
Srtasbourg Cathedral and Kamerzell House
The best way to get there is by train, bus or by plane. The central train station is direct in the center, from there its just a short walk to many recomended hotels. Some nice accommodations are the Maison Kamerzell, Hotel Cathedrale and the Hotel de Rohan which are all in the historical city quarter.
Half timber in Strasbourg
Northerly of the cathedral are the most shops for people who like shopping. Boutiques, perfumaries, chemists and everythink what the heart desires you will find there. So enjoy traveling in Strasbourg and feel like take back in the medieval.
Tübingen is the right destination for all travelers who like lovely late medieval towns. Tubingen is famous for the university which was founded in 1477 by Count Eberhard the 4th of Wuttemberg. The historical old town of Tübingen invite for a shopping expedition surrounded by old timbered houses with small shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Tubingen in Baden Wüttemberg was the haunt of Goethe who published his first works here in south Germany. The most attractive sights for tourists and backpacker are the Schloss Hochtübingen, the museum of archaeology and Egyptology, the marketplace, the historical Rathaus from the 15th century and the Stiftskirche with its medieval glass windows.
Market in Tübingen
If you spent some days here it’s worth to rent a car and explore the beautiful environment around the Neckar river here in Swabia. In Tübingen are a lot hotels and hostels in all ranges. Some recommended accommodations are the DJH hostel, Hotel Hospiz Tübingen and the Hotel am Schloss which is next to the Schloss.
Good places to go out are the JazzKeller with live music, the Hades where you can enjoy German beer and the Collegium which serve typical Swabian food and local wine like in a “Besenwirtschaft“. Tübingen is just 40 km from Stuttgart and easy to reach by bus train and of course by car.
Become acquainted with the dark ages!
Rothenburg o. d. T. is a cozy town in Bavaria in south Germany. The city was founded in the dark ages. Reiniger establish the first parish in 970. Today is Rothenburg ob der Tauber a very famous touristic on the romantic road in Germany. The well polished historical buildings in the old town let you feel like in mediaeval.
Rothenburg o. d. T.
Small manufactures and cafes with handmade cakes like the Rothenburger Schneeballen (Snowballs) underline the romantic cityscape. The most visited sights of Rothenburg are the Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum (German Christmas Museum), the gothic town hall (Rathaus), the Jakobskirche, the medieval crime museum, Reichstadtmuseum (imperial city museum) and the Weihnacht Reiterlersmarkt (Christmas Market) which is from end of November till the 22th of December. Another touristic attraction is the Weihnachtsdorf of Kaethe Wohlfart where you can buy all year long Christmas decoration and ornaments.
There are a lot of good restaurants in this town in Franken, Zur Hoell for example is a cozy medieval wine tavern where you can enjoy Bavarian local dishes. If you like international food like Pizza than you will like the Pizzeria Italia close to the market place. The Mittermeier has a good wine assortment and brilliant cuisine for romantic dinners in a great historical ambience.
International charme in Bavaria
There are a lot of different accommodation options in Rothenburg o.d. Tauber. Hotel Gotisches Haus, Burg Hotel, Hotel Eisenhut and Hotel Reichskuechenmeister are nice places to stay if you like the charme of the old town. Rothenburg o.d.T. is one of Europe’s top destinations for all traveler who like to see an authentic medieval town in Bavaria. For more informations visit this page.