Travel Blogs from Sipplingen
... 11th century Castle which is the oldest structurally sound in Germany, and other old half timbered buildings. From the view point you can see ferries crossing and cruising the lake and we can just make out the Alps in the distance. When the weather us good you should be able to see the snowy peaks! On the lower level there are a lot of cafes, restaurants and tourist shops. All along the ...
Time to move on, and after a quick breakfast we packed up
and set off for Schaffhausen, a really nice town further down the Rhine from Kreuzlingen.
The trip was only about 40kms and we soon arrived and booked into our new
campsite. The Rhine is literally flowing on our doorstep and the site is
The rest of the day was spent cycling around the region. We
rode about 20kms up the river to Stein am Rhine where we had a bite to eat
after which ...
... On the way we were treated to
cheese and wine.
On arrival we were shown up to our own private dining room
for a very fancy lunch. Corinne’s brother and his wife, Urs and Regula,
serenaded both Corinne and Grandfather, whilst other relatives recited home
written poems about the two of them. All very formal and all very in German. A
three course meal later we all said our good byes and headed on our separate
... Early in the session we crossed into the town of Constance
in Germany and took advantage of the cheaper prices available to purchase bike
spares. We then stopped next to the lake whilst Jan replaced the tyres on both
Stef’s and my bike.
Bikes repaired we set off at a very gentle pace for wherever
the road might take us. The area is very green with a lot of fruit trees ...
The first hour of the drive from Lauterbrunen northwest to Austria was very interesting with farms and pretty towns and even a Swiss horn player practising on the roadside on a mountain pass but once we got closer to the big cities of Lucerne and Zurich we stuck to the motorways. There wasn’t much to see other than huge industrial sites and the insides of tunnels. The Swiss sure do tunnels well. We must have done 40 plus in the two days we drove through Switzerland. ...
Other places to stay in Sipplingen
Schulstrasse 2, Sipplingen | Hotelfrom $157