Europe

Castle of Sully-sur-Loire
Europe, France, Places

Castle of Sully-sur-Loire

The Castle of Sully-sur-Loire is located in the commune of Sully-sur-Loire in the Loiret department in north-central France. While the first stone was laid in 1102, its main parts were built in two phases of construction. That bailey yard, enclosed within its walls and corner towers, was built along with […]

Nancy
Europe, France, Places

Nancy

Over 104.000 people call the city of Nancy, which is the capital of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department, their home. Located in north-eastern France, it is world-renowned for its well-preserved 18th-century architecture and place Stanislas, place de la Carrière and place d’Alliance are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites because of it. […]

Metz
Europe, France, Places

Metz

Metz is a city in northeast France that has a 3.000-year-history and is home to over 119.000 people. Located at the confluence of the Moselle – which continues to the Moselle Valley – and the Seille rivers, it is the capital of the region of Lorraine and the department of […]

Mullerthal
Europe, Luxembourg, Places

Mullerthal

The Mullerthal region in Luxembourg is also known as “Luxembourg’s little Switzerland” because of its hilly landscape that reminds many people of Switzerland. The capital of Mullerthal is Eternach, which is the oldest city in Luxembourg. Other points of interest are for example the Castle of Beaufort and the market […]

Moselle Valley
Europe, Germany, Places

Moselle Valley

The Moselle Valley is a beautiful river valley in south-western Germany. Before the Moselle river ends into Rhine river it twists and turns along the Moselle valley and creates together with beautiful castles and villages as well as idyllic vineyards a stunning scenery. Its bend, Eltz Castle and the village […]

Cochem Castle
Europe, Germany, Places

Cochem

Cochem is a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate, which is home to 5.000 people. Nonetheless, it is the biggest town and also the district seat of the Cochem-Zell district. First mentioned in 886 it was granted town rights in 1332. In the Thirty Year’s war (1618-1648) the town was besieged, but […]

Eltz Castle
Europe, Germany, Places

Eltz Castle

Eltz Castle is situated near the community of Wierschem in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and is surrounded on three sides by the river Elz. Eltz Castle is a so-called Ganerbenburg. This means that a castle is occupied by a community of families. In the case of Eltz Castle the houses of Kempenich, […]

Freudenberg
Europe, Germany, Places

Freudenberg

Freudenberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and is home to over 17.000 people. It is mainly known for its downtown core called “Alter Flecken” which is German and can be translated as old, small town. This part of Freudenberg is built wholly of half-timbered houses and gives, therefore, […]

Heidelberg
Europe, Germany, Places

Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a university town in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Situated at the heart of the Rhine-Neckar triangle, it is home to over 160.000 people, with roughly a quarter of it being students it is a very dynamic and vibrant town, but also has a great history. The beginnings of the city […]