Hotel Gastehaus Doris
Travel Blogs from Hockenheim
Last night attempted our first dining experience and managed to order the food and wine we actually wanted! Chose the right time to be out and about as rain started just after our return to the apartment. Elspeth (Manager of the apartments) drove Ron to arrange a hire car for a week as from Thurs. so we should get to see some very interesting countryside. Zell is set in the Mosel Valley so when we caught a bus to a large shopping ...
After an exhausting trip we have arrived at our apartment in Zell and what a wonderful sight. We look out over the Mosel River at a very busy river moving vessels of all description and charming houses on the banks opposite. Zell is noted for it's wine growing and I guess we are going to help support the locals and try a few! Today has been a very quiet day as we try and recuperate from our jet lag so we have only done a walk ...
Well, we had a surprise yesterday when our home-stay hosts suggested we stay in Speyer an extra day. It seems the anticipated guests for the next weeks home-stay have faded away. That saved us an overnight in Frankfurt. So today we flew entirely without a flight-plan. We got up, had some coffee and toast and decided we should confirm train times to the Frankfurt Flughafen. We will have to be on a train out of Speyer no later than 12:00 noon. ...
Today is our 16th anniversary, pretty special to be in a castle in Germany to celebrate it. Makes up a bit for all the anniversaries in little country towns, quick trips to Maccas after a meeting for a McFlurry etc. We started the day by driving upstream to Traben - Trabach, a bigger town about 30mins away. Weren't sure what we would find, but as we drove into town what really stood out was a castle ...
... the organisers decided to have the hot laps for the sponsors at the same time plus some marching, brass band between them so it was chaotic! I felt so sorry for the bands because they were just drowned out by the cars as they were going around. Naughty, naughty!
I took a little look around before the race, but there wasn't too much to see that I hadn't seen before. The usual lines for food and drinks took forever and there ...
Other places to stay in Hockenheim
Gleisstrasse 8 / 1, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Heidelberger Strasse 8, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Am Hockenheimring, Hockenheim | 3 star hotelfrom $98
An der Speyerer Rheinbrucke, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $112
Karlsruher Strasse 3, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $112
Hockenheimer Str. 2, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $107
Schulstrasse 25, Hockenheim | Hotelfrom $62