Travel Blogs from Bad Birnbach
... a fortress on the nearby bluff and the cathedral. We actually went into the cathedral for an organ concert and looked at the baroque style of architecture (the details of artwork become more ornate as you look up to the ceiling which represents heaven). The Residenz had Rocco style of architecture with a large painting on the ceiling in the library (the artwork at the ends of the ceiling look slightly distorted but ...
... of high water marks during flooding, town hall, a number of impressive churches, Roman and then baroque influences before ending in the central shopping mall. Interesting mix of old world charm with modern conveniences.
Back on board by 17.30 for another overnight sail.
Another wonderful meal and stayed on in lounge to hear guest artist play the electric violin - ask Cheryl about this as she stayed for the whole concert while Peter ducked off early to bed.
... Passau. For dinner we to the Scharfrichterhaus (executioner’s house). It is designated as a national historical treasure and was built circa 1200. Located on “Milk Street”, it was the official residence for the Scharfrichter (executioner) of the city of Passau. It is now an important jazz and cabaret stage on which political cabaret is performed. At 9:30 pm, we were back in our ...
... This morning we travelled 25 miles and 75 minutes by train through the Sumava National Park to Nova Pec, which is very close to the German border. Our day of biking began there. The first 8 or so miles were through the forest which after awhile became a bit boring. Not much to see, other than trees and a bike path. After we cleared the forest we traveled another 7 miles until we entered the village of Nove Udoli and then crossed a very small bridge into Germany. After ...
... spot to be to see all the sights was on the sun deck so you can see all the river and the sights that are coming but someone forget to tell the sun to shine and although there was no rain it so cold and windy. I lasted about half an hour before I was just too frozen and had to retreat to the inside.
We arrived in Melk around lunchtime and we were treated to a guided tour of the Melk Abby which is a ...
Other places to stay in Bad Birnbach
Brunnaderstrasse 8-10, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Brunnaderstr. 7, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $149
Am Aunhamer Berg 2, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $191
Am Aunhamer Berg 3, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Brunnaderstr 16, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Pfarrkirchner Strasse 20-22, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $98