Mercure Hotel Schweinfurt Maininsel
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Tuesday Wurzburg is the capital of Lower Franconia. Dennis did his bike ride and I visited the Residenz Palace the residence of the former Prince Bishop but now a World Heritage site and was treated to a wine tasting in the wine cellar. Wednesday After a very entertaining glass blowing demonstration disembarked in Mittenberg. The weather was a little ...
... complete with free corpse-viewings (apparently European churches are all for having the remains of dead saints on display beneath chapel alters) we sought out the medieval tower where the town's torture chamber was. Every medieval town had a torture tower. As macabre as it sounds, we were disappointed to discover we could not access the tower, but that turned out to be fine because we were able to get our educational fill of medieval torture in the next town. Rothenburg Ob De ...
Day 10: Today we set off for Wurzburg Germany. We were up and about early as we were leaving at 7:15am. The buffet breakfast at the Movenpick was delicious and then it was on to the bus for a fairly long days travel (about 6 hours). We passed through the border town of Arnhem until we reached Boppard, a quaint village on the Rhine Gorge. Along the way we noticed the countryside changing again with fairly thick forests and not as scenic as the previous day's . ...
We had a wonderful breakfast at our hotel - a choice of everything one could ask for - and a beautiful breakfast room too! We took a short drive to Wurzburg, parked in the Residenz (Prince-Bishop's Palace) cobblestone parking lot and began a walking tour of the city (via our guidebook). We made sure to get back to the Residenz in time for our English tour. It was spectacular! A treat for the eyes and great historical information. Don't call a Franconian a Bavarian! We finished ...
... As legend tells the story, a mermaid once lived on the very top of the rock. Through the fog, her seductive song would lure sailors to abandon ship in search of her… always resulting in their doom. Even those sailors who remained with the ship would become so enchanted with her song, they would often lose sight of the water and be washed ashore upon the rocks. We continued up the river enjoying the 1.5 hr cruise with a glass of wine ...