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~Castles~

Marksburg Castle
Braubach
Tel: +49 (0) 26 27/206
www.marksburg.de 

Dating from 1231, this is the only undamaged mountainside castle on the Rhine. The furnishings provide a true picture of life in a medieval castle.


~Castles~


Marienburg Castle
D-30982 Pattensen
T+49 (0) 5069 / 407
F+49 (0) 5069 / 804318
Email office@schloss-marienburg.com
www.schloss-marienberg.com
Situated 20 km south of Hanover, Marienburg Castle is one of the most important neo-Gothical historical buildings in Germany. Visit the former summer residence of the Guelphs and be enchanted by a fairy tale life in a castle.


~Castles~

Schloss Hämelschenburg
D-31860 Emmerthal/Hämelschenburg
T+49 (0) 5155 – 951690
F+49 (0)5155 951691
Email kontakt@schloss-haemelschenburg.de

www.schloss-haemelschenburg.de
On the Fairy Tale Road near Hamlyn, this exquisite 16th Castle also  offers the visitor wonderful grounds, church,mill and former farm buildings which now house café, museum shop and artists workshops. The Baroness is available for English Group tours of the castle and art collections


~Castles~

Eltz Castle
Münstermaifeld, 
Rhineland Palatinate
T+49 2672 9 50500
F+49 2672 9 505050
Email kastellanej@burg-eltz.de
www.burg-eltz.de
Medieval fairytale castle, depicted on the former DM500 banknote, is located on the Elz river in the Moselle area. Home to the Lords and Counts of Eltz for the last 850 years. Guided tours

~Castles~

Neuschwanstein Castle
Hohenschwangau
Bavaria
T+49 8362 81035
0049 8362 93399880
F+49 8362 8990
www.neuschwanstein.com
Ludwig II’s fairy tale castle. Paintings depicting German legends, lives of kings, saints and troubadours. Guided tours on reservation

~Palaces and Parks~

Berlin

*Charlottenburg Palace & Park
www.spsg.de

The magnificent palace complex is surrounded by a unique, Baroque garden that merges into a landscaped park. The palace and its garden were originally built as a summer residence for the Prussian queen, Sophie Charlotte. Open all year Tue-Sun

 Potsdam
*Sanssoucci Palace & Park
www.spsg.de

No Palace is so closely linked with the personality of Frederick the Great- his summer residence during the 18th century. Open all year Tue-Sun

 *New Palace at Sanssouci
www.spsg.de

Frederick the Great had the New Palace built from 1763–69. The King’s Apartment, Palace Theatre, Pesne Gallery, the festival halls and the famous Grotto Hall are outstanding testaments to the Frederician Rococo. Open all year Sat-Thu.

*Cecilienhof Palace
www.spsg.de

The residence of Crown Prince William and his wife Cecilie, it was created in the style of an English country house from 1913–17. Famous as the venue for  the Potsdam Conference in 1945. Open all year Tue-Sun

 Brandenburg
*Rheinsberg Palace
www.spsg.de

Frederick 11 spent his youth here. Rebuilt  from 1734-40, the Palace is astoundingly beautiful. In addition there is the Kurt –Tucholsky Literature  Museum. Open all year Tue-Sun

*Group Reservations
For the Palaces & Parks
T+49 (0)331 9694-200/201
F+49 (0)331 9694- 107
Email besucherzentrum@spsg.de
www.spsg.de

Visitor Centre
Historic Windmill
14414 Potsdam
T+49 (0)331 9694 202


~Museums~

Das Berta-Hummel-Museum im Hummelhaus
Marktplatz 32, 
84323 Massing
T00 49 87 24 960250
F00 49 87 24 960299
Email info@hummelmuseum.de
www.hummelmuseum.de
Discover the unknown side of the well-known artist Berta M. I. Hummel, creator of the famous Hummel Figurines. In changing exhibitions the museum allows a fascinating insight into the life and work of Berta Hummel.

~Museums~

Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas Museum
Herngasse 1
91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Museum Contact Mrs Felicitas Höptner
T+49 (0)9861 409 365
Email hoeptner@wohlfahrt.com
www.wohlfahrt.com
The story of Christmas throughout the centuries, tour takes approximately one hour

~Museums~

Schokoladenmuseum
Cologne
T+49 221 931 8880
F+49  221 93188814
www.schokoladenmuseum.de
“The World of Chocolate” has attracted chocoholics to Cologne since 1993. Attractions include historical exhibits, a two-story production area, a chocolate fountain (drinks permitted), and a restaurant overlooking the Rhine River

~Gifts/Souvenirs/Hotels~


Drubba Family
Black Forest Clock Center
Seestrasse 37
79822 Titisee
Tel. +49 7651 981200
Fax + 49 7651-88142
Email info@drubba.com

www.drubba.com
Contact: Alison or Peter

Cuckoo clocks (demonstration), Biersteins, Hummel figures, Swarovski crystal, boat trips.


 


~Gifts/Souvenirs/Hotels~


Drubba Family
Hofgut Sternen
An der Ravennaschlucht (B31)
79874 Breitnau/Höllsteig
Tel.+49-7652-9010
Fax - +49-7652-103
Email info@drubba.com

www.drubba.com
Contact: Jürgen
Cuckoo clocks (demonstration), Biersteins, Hummel figures, Birkenstock, Swarovski crystal, largest cuckoo clock in the Upper Black Forest


~Shopping~

 

Barbara Heinzeller 

Theaterstrasse 14

D 82487 Oberammergau
T0049 8822 4663/7210
F 0049 88224584
Email info@barbara-heinzeller.de
www.barbara-heinzeller.de
Local woodcarvings made by local artists, huge selection of Bavarian souvenirs. Coaches can stop in front of the store to drop clients

 

~Shopping~

 

Cuckoo Clock Centre
Heerstrasse 131
St Goar
T+49 674 193 4120
F+49 674 193 4122
Email mclock@aol.com
www.clocks-gifts-germany.com
Black Forest clocks, porcelain, crystal, souvenirs, special offers for free shipping in 2005gifts, crafts, Neuschwanstein souvenirs from the Rhine river valley with the castles near St. Goar and Lorelei rock.The gift and craft shop is located direct on the Rhine overlooking the town St. Goar and Loreley

~Shopping~

House of  Black Forest Clocks
Landstr. 7
D-78132 Hornberg
T+49 (0)78338037
F+49 (0)7833 7724
Email info@house-of-black-forest-clocks.com
www.house-of-black-forest-clocks.com
We offer every type of clock, Hummel figurines, beersteins, pewter, Steiff toy animals, porcelain dolls, Zapf dolls, musicboxes, smokers, nutcrackers, Christmas ornaments, Geiger clothing, tee-shirts, Black Forest souvenirs, knives and more. Open Sundays through most of the year

~Shopping~

Käthe Wohlfahrt
“Weihnachtsdorf” Village  
Herngasse 1
91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Shop Contact Andrea Rank
T+49 (0)9861 409116
F+49 (0)9861 409 366
Email rank@wohlfahrt.com
www.wohlfahrt.com
We offer unique Christmas decorations, timeless gifts as well as traditional German Christmas items, all presented in the most festive of atmospheres. We also have a Christmas Museum for group tours

~Hotel and Winery~

Rüdesheimer Schloss
Weingasthaus & Weinhotel
Steingasse 10 / Drosselgasse
D - 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein
T+49 (0) 6722 - 90 500
T+49 6722 1027 winery
F+ 49 (0) 6722 - 90 5050
Email info@ruedesheimer-schloss.com

www.ruedesheimer-schloss.com

4 star hotel, with large garden Restaurant, wine garden, wine tastings and live music

~Cruise Excursions~

KD Köln-Düsseldorfer
Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG
Frankenwerft 35
50667 Köln
T0049 (0)221 2088402
F0049 (0)221 2088403
Email sales@k-d.com

www.k-d.com
Daily services along the entire stretch of the UNESCO World Heritage “Middle Rhine” including Loreley, Castles, and Nostalgia Tours


~Cruise Excursions~

Bingen-Rudesheimer Shipping Co.
Rheinkai 10
D-55411 Bingen am Rhein
T 0049 67 21 14140
F 0049 67 21 17398
Email bingen-ruedesheimer@t-online.de

Regular excursion cruises in the Valley of the Loreley – Rüdesheim/St Goar. Multi-lingual staff, commentary in English. Full restaurant and snacks available


 

 


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