Hotel "Belle Promenade"
Travel Blogs from Kaysersberg
... to another era.
Sitting back on the deck and humming along at a leisurely pace, while watching the beautiful scenery pass by, was a very relaxing experience. Fishing was a very popular pastime right along the canals. We had our concerns about this as, at the start of the trip we asked the manager where the waste from the boat went and his reply was..."Don't ask!"
... better time. Arrived Hotel Ruh in a satellite town to the east of Freiberg. The location here is excellent as only a short drive to the city which we did later for a meal. It's a university town so lots of students. Plenty if bars and restaurants and finally settled on one where we good good comfort food and a beer. Staying Hotel Ruh €60 bfast not ...
... glad to have ticked off another scene from The Great Escape - when Hendley (James Garner) and Blythe (Donald Pleasance) escape, they steal a light aircraft and fly by the castle.
Next we drove down the road between Fussen and Hopfen in order to find a similar spot to where Steve McQueen's motorcycle scene was filmed. Only 1.6 miles in length and now a very busy main road, we drove up and down it several times until we found a convenient place to stop. ...
... Oh my gosh, that's gorgeous!") art, and also the famous and very beautiful Isenheim Altarpiece. This altarpiece was placed in a hospital to comfort people suffering from plague or other skin diseases, such as rye ergotism (look this condition up for some "Oh my gosh, that's horrible!) pictures of the disease, which will no doubt help bring this all into perspective. The panel featuring the crucifixion of Christ would have hopefully helped patients endure their suffering, and ...
... time, her brother will join the parents on their trip. I thought it is a great way to celebrate their 50th anniversary and have family members enjoy it with them too.
We had dinner in our wonderful little room tonight. I gazed out our window at the vineyards for a while after dinner, savoring the view. Night has fallen now and the gentle breeze rustling through the leaves of the plants in the vineyard makes a soft "hushing" sound. It is ...
Other places to stay in Kaysersberg
9-13 rue du General de Gaulle , Kaysersberg | 3 star hotelfrom $229
4 rue de la Flieh, Kaysersberg | 3 star hotelfrom $96
10 rue du Pere Kohlmann, Kaysersberg | 3 star hotelfrom $96
1 Rue Haute du Rempart , Kaysersberg | Hotelfrom $121