Travel Blogs from Bad Birnbach
It was very fun arriving in Passau by bicycle last night, and riding into the city gave us a better appreciation for its position as a city built at the confluence of three rivers -- the Ilz (runs from Switzerland and is known as the black river), the Inn (the strongest current and known as the green river, also key source of prior salt trade and wealth for the city) and the "blue" Danube (our guide said she has lived here ...
... to Oktoberfest, which is called Goiboden festival, and celebrates agricultural abundance. Our guide reminded described the festivities to us, which sound just like the Munich Oktoberfest. Her description was that, “ e each drink several one liter mugs of beer and dance on the tables, sing together and have a great time”. Sounds like fun!
We drove about an hour north from the river and had a really nice visit to ...
... border with Austria, and also that it's really gorgeous, with many pedestrian streets, colorful buildings and rich architecture. We said hi to the Danube again, but this time the boy had grown a lot since Tuttlingen, not least because of the affluence of the Inn. We found a nice little camping close to the river, and set our tents there, before going into town to have a salad, for a ...
... close as we could to Passau, until we decided to swim in a local lake, which is always the best sensation in the world after 2 days of riding with no shower. Feeling clean again, we rode to the next campsite 10km ahead, where we found out that the town, Marktl, was ex pope Benedict's birth place. After a dinner composed of Cordon Bleu mit Pommes, we headed back to the campsite to have cows and sheep from the farm rock us to a well deserved ...
Today we did our coach day tour to Cesky Krumlov so we had breakfast in Germany, lunch in the Czech Republic and finished with dinner in Austria.
The coach from Passau was approximately 2hours to Cesky Krumlov and the countryide was amazing viewing along with being given a history lesson of the region from our guide Petra. On arrival at our destination it was off on a guided tour of this amazing medieval city with castle and its gardens overlooking ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking