Travel Blogs from Worms
... cents.....Andy said Germany charges more for everything. We stopped at one servo for a loo break and were amazed at the toilets that were there.....the seat actually rotates and is cleaned before you use it. One of those things you have to see to believe. On we went to Cologne where we saw the Cathedral......an amazing building erected in the 13th century. We also did a little souvenir ...
... its exterior beauty since a part of it was being renovated (once again, in preparation for 2017).
The next site I visited was another church, the Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Reformation Memorial Church of the Holy Trinity). This is the largest Protestant church in Worms. The church was built in 1709 as a Baroque church, making it the newest church I visited in Worms. The church was also built to honor Martin Luther. Various decorations in the ...
... we pronounce it Wurms. The last time Steffie and I were in Worms it was for Pfingstmarkt last year and the weather wasn't really great. This time around it was a little better, but still overcast. Driving from Edingen to Worms is a lesson in German political geography. There are no straight unending borders here in Germany like there are in Australia. Instead they are based on very old and mostly confusing land claims and cultural areas. As a result ...
... slope) near Nierstein. Our guidebook described one section of the route as "often muddy 4wd track, barely suitable for touring cycles". I was kinda looking forward to this as a challenge. But alas, they closed it down and sent us down a mix of the alternate route and a whole new route. So we had nothing to guide us except for the signs, which didn't always point us in the right direction. But for this section, the signs were ...
... or the gardens, one has an amazing view of Heidelberg, the Neckar River, and the Neckar valley far into the Rhine plain. On a clear day, Mannheim is even visible on the horizon.
Glimpse of Europe (Trafalgar)
Travel to Heidelberg, the oldest university city in Germany. Learn about the riotous life of past students and enjoy views of the sandstone castle from the charming Old Town. Finally continue southwards to your hotel (Leonardo, Mannheim) where you dine tonight.
Other places to stay in Worms
Prinz-Carl-Anlage 10-14, Worms | 4 star hotelfrom $154
Am Obermarkt 10, Worms | 2 star hotelfrom $139
Gutleutstrasse 4, Worms | Hotelfrom $90
Fahrweg 19, Worms | Hotelfrom $135
Petersstr. 5-7, Worms | Hotelfrom $104
Roemerstrasse 72, Worms | Hotelfrom $104
Mainzer Str. 5, Worms | Hotelfrom $100
Hofgasse 2 - 4, Worms | Hotelfrom $104
PfÃ¤lzerwaldstrasse 100, Worms | Hotelfrom $87
Martinspforte 7, Worms | Hotelfrom $110