Europe

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 […]

Maulbronn Monastery
Europe, Germany, Places

Maulbronn Monastery

Maulbronn Monastery is one of the best preserved medieval monastery complexes in Europe. Located in the city of Maulbronn, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the over 850 years old complex combines several different architectural styles, from Romanesque to late Gothic. The monastery of Maulbronn was the first place in […]

Strasbourg
Europe, France, Places

Strasbourg

Strasbourg is not only the largest city of the Grand Est region of France but also its capital. Located at the Rhine River, which forms the border to Germany, it is home to over 276.000 people and also the seat of several European institutions. Therefore it is along Brussels and […]

Eguisheim
Europe, France, Places

Eguisheim

Eguisheim is a village in north-eastern France that is home to roughly 1730 inhabitants. Mainly known as the alleged birthplace of Pope Leo IX in 1002 and for its medieval charm that one still can feel when visiting Eguisheim nowadays. This charm was also the reason for being the inspiration […]

Colmar
Europe, France, Places

Colmar

Situated on the Asaltian Wine Route, Colmar is known as the capital of Alsace wines. Founded in the 9th century it belonged to Germany two times in the recent past, during 1871 – 1918 and between 1940 and 1945. During World War I France took Colmar back from Germany and […]

Kaysersberg
Europe, France, Places

Kaysersberg

Kaysersberg is a small village in the region of Alsace in northeastern France that was founded in 1227. Located below the Kaysersberg Castle and by the river Weiss it is home to 2.800 Kaysersbergeois – that’s how they call the inhabitants of this beautiful hamlet. Before 2016 Kaysersberg was also […]

Freiburg
Europe, Germany, Places

Freiburg

Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany, that was founded in 1120. Heavily damaged during WWII it was rebuilt on its medieval plans afterwards. Located at the Dreisam river it is home to over 227.000 people and SC Freiburg, a German Football Club that […]

Rhine Falls
Europe, Places, Switzerland

Rhine Falls

The Rhine Falls is the largest waterfall in Europe with a width of 150 metres. The height, however, is only 23 metres. The Rhine Falls are located on the High Rhine in Switzerland, which forms the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zurich. Its actual formation is the result […]