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Today we arrived in Nuremberg after a seemingly long train ride. We are staying in a hostel very near the Köngistraße (main shopping street) which has lots and lots of shops and tourist attractions. We had a short explore of the Marktplatz today and visited lots of stalls. Although, the city is HUGE and it's quite easy to get lost...
It was quite hot today but most of it ...
... square. Fall Festival time and Oktoberfest time have made it a very busy place here. Glad we aren't going to Munich. Darius got sick a couple of days ago and is trying to sleep off the head cold he has. I'm desperately trying not to catch it. We'll see how it goes. The Viking Cruise people have all gone on their way to various places and the ...
... Ilz. A very pretty town where we found the most incredible cathedral - St Stevens -decorated in the Italian baroque style. The cathedral also houses the oldest organ in Germany.So beautiful. Again this town dates back to the Middle Ages - it was once a Roman camp site. It was ruled by the Princes of the Holy Roman Empire since 1217! It is the last German town we visit - our Tour Director is determined to cross the border tonight to avoid being at ...
Walking tour this morning. Another pretty city of 70 000 people.
Famous for beer - particularly "smoke beer" - rauchbier - which tastes like bacon! An acquired taste we are assured.
There seems to be no fortress & no city wall!
There is a cathedral, though & we walked up to it behind our guide (who ploughed on regardless ...
Relaxed start today.
Presentation about the Main-Danube Canal which revolutionised the travel across Europe - particularly for the cruise boats!
This afternoon, we joined a guided tour re WW2 as Nuremberg was a favourite place for Hitler to "rally the troops".
The Congress Hall (Reichsparteitstag - I think) was modelled on the Colosseum & was to be a big amphitheatre where the Nazi Party delegates would ...
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