Germany: Villages And Cities

Everyone knows about the metropolitan and arty Berlin, or has heard about Oktoberfest in Munich - but Germany has so much more to offer in terms of astonishing views, delicious food, an amazing rail system, and rich history. One of the oldest towns in Germany, Regensburg is the perfect combination of medieval history and a vibrant nightlife. This is due to the large student population. This destination's enthralling history begins when it was founded by the Romans in 179 A.D. The old town is now a world heritage site made up of quaint and winding alleys. The 13th-century Cathedral of St Peter is a popular attraction. Its Gothic spires give Regensburg a unique and ornate skyline. A hot spot for culture, history and breath-taking landscapes, this Bavarian city has something for every travel\ler. Including plenty of bars and pubs with an unbeatable atmosphere. Other highlights include the Steinerne Brücke (Stone Bridge), a 310-metre-long bridge that crosses the Danube river, and the Werstkuchl - the world's oldest sausage tavern. Regensburg is also a great place for the adventurous, and available activities include cycling and rock climbing.
The Romantic Road is the most scenic drive one can embark on in Germany. Running between Würsburg and Füssen it is on many travelers Europe Bucket List. There's no end to the picture-perfect scenery and medieval structures to see while driving through Bavaria. You'll see historic gems like Neuschwanstein Castle (where you can take a virtual tour) and the baroque city of Würsburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Which is the most well-preserved medieval town in Germany. When driving the Romantic Road, don't miss out on visiting the enchanting region of Pfaffenwinkel. Peaceful and historic, this region is made up of rolling hills, luscious countryside, quaint little towns and pilgrimage churches. A chance to see Germany in all its glory, the Romantic Road is exceptionally popular with tourists in the summer months. With one in three Millennials prepared to spend on a summer vacation, and a road trip down the Romantic Road could be a more budget-friendly option.
One of Germany's top wine-producing regions, the Mosel Valley is the perfect place to relax, unwind and take it all in. Indulge in a white wine tasting and take a stroll around the vineyards, all before visiting Mosel's fairy tale castles and medieval villages along the Rhine. Take your pick from the Roman city of Cochem with its beautiful castle and riverfront promenade, the sleepy village of Bilstein or the elegant Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach. Visit Mosel Valley in autumn in time for the harvest season, wine festivals, street parties, live music and local produce. A town built on seven hills, Bamberg is often referred to as the Rome of Franconia. The old town is protected, so its winding cobbled roads and half-timber structures are extremely well preserved. Stroll along the Regnitz river which is daintily lined with fisherman's houses and visit the City Hall which stands proudly on an island. The highlight of Bamberg would be its 11th-century cathedral, one of the most important in Germany - oh, and the beer culture is fantastic!