Stuttgart Public Transportation
Stuttgart transportation system follows simple idea 'one ticket for one ride' no matter if you use local train tube or bus.The tickets are issued by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and often referred as VVS tickets. The city with the suburbian area is divided into several zones, most of the hotels in the centre and the monuments are in the zones 10 and 20. Outside the centre are for example Ludwigsburg, Airport and Stuttgart fair, thus they require the extended tickets. VVS tickets are valid in: metro lines (Stadtbahn) defined by U- Bahn signs, the commuting local trains identified as S-Bahn and ...
Stuttgart and Baden Wurttemberg
There are million and one things to do in Stuttgart. It is recommended to start at the Tourist Office outside of the Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and then spend at least half a day walking down Koenigstrasse. Stop at an outdoor cafe, or enjoy some ice cream in summer, or put on your ice skates in winter. There is lots of shopping and site seeing in a one mile radius of the Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof.
Neuschwanstein was started by Ludwig II (or Mad King Ludwig) in 1868, only four years after he became King. It is falsely considered to be the inspiration for Disney’s Cinderella Castle. Instead, Sleeping Beauty’s castle was based on Neuschwanstein. Though the castle isn’t old, it is one of the most visited and photographed castles in Germany. If you’ve even seen a guide book of Germany, you know what it looks like. Unfortunately, the castle was never finished as Ludwig died before its completion.
MunichAll about Oktoberfest
For those who are unaware, Oktoberfest is an annual fest that takes place in Munich, Germany. Lasting for about 116 to 18 days, this fest starts in the last week of September and goes on till the second week of October. With the tag of being the world’s largest festival, it accounts for almost 5 [...]Day Trips from Munich
Surrounded by Bavarian Alps,near the fruitful forests, and with fabulous castles overlooking the vineyards in the river valley, it is hard to imagine the better location for living than Munich, the capital of Bavaria. The Alps tempt with monasteries hidden on the way to the highest German peak – Zugspitze.Munich Tours
There are so many of significant places to see in Munich. The old churches, art galleries, the splendid museums like Alte Pinakothek, castles, Olympic Stadium, and many others, if you want to cover the highlights, take an open-top double-decker bus. The city is bicycle friendly, and you can see most during a Segway tour.more articles about Munich, Munich Tours
About eight hundred years ago the distant Imperial Abbey of Kornelimünster near Aachen received as a gift the fruitful vineyards around Heimbah on the Rhine.Burg Rheinstein
Located 5 km from Bingen on the on the southern gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage terenie “Oberes Mittelrheintal” ( Upper Middle Rhine Valley ), the castle Rheinstein is a symbol of romantic castle reconstruction from the 19th century.Burg Ehenfels zu Rüdesheim
The ruins of castle Ehrenfels stand on the eastern bank of the Rhine on the steep slopes of the mountain Rüdesheim, covered with the best vineyards in Germany. The grapes are used for making excellent local wine named after the castle – Ehrenfels.more articles about castles