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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Rothenburg

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Rothenburg

One of the classic (perhaps THE classic) German day trip destinations is Rothenburg ob der Tauber. You’ve probably seen pictures in guidebooks or on websites: half-timbered buildings, cobblestone streets, impossible cuteness. There’s a reason Rothenburg is so highly recommended: it has the power to transport even the most cynical traveler. […]

December 4, 2020 ×


Nuremberg: Cultural mecca sheds light on medieval, modern epochs

by David Ruderman 104th Area Support Group Public Affair

While it may be best known as a Christmas market destination, Americans serving in Germany should add Nuremberg to their list of must-see sights before leaving Europe. Situated in the northern Bavarian hill country, the city of half a million offers unique insights into Germany’s medieval and more recent past while serving up some of its best contemporary amenities.

April 2, 2015 ×


Courtesy photoLichtenberg Castle near Thallichtenberg is the stage for a summer medieval market with vendors, craftsmen, musicians, jugglers and knights Saturday and Sunday.

Lichtenberg Castle hosts medieval market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Lichtenberg Castle will let the Middle Ages revive itself with a medieval summer market Saturday and Sunday.
For the seventh time, vendors and actors in medieval costumes will present how life was in former times.

June 20, 2013 ×