Hotel Erzgiesserei Europe
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Our final day in Munich and Bavaria turned on the sunshine big style. An unintended stroll through Gypsy town got the adrenaline pumping first thing in the morning, which made breakfast in a picturesque shady courtyard all the more relaxing.
It took a bit but we eventually tracked down our hop-on-hop-off tour bus and set off to see it all from the top deck. First a stop at the enormous Schloss Nymphenburg, then BMW World where I resisted to urge to accessorise the mini and then ...
... and patience.
Thanks to the generosity of a young German girl that Mary Jane met whilst she (Christine) was travelling in Australia, we have based ourselves in Crailsheim, which is a small town close to the border between Baden-Wurttemberg and Bavaria and we have a chance to do a few things to the car in preparation for its time in storage whilst we go home to Australia in January, as well as just sit back and chill (have we mentioned how cold it ...
... in the rain. :( Our guide gave us some history on Mad King Ludwig II. He was passionate about theatre, opera and arts. The composer Wagner was his mentor, almost a father figure to him. He built a palace that mirrors Versailles and he also built the Neuschwanstein, that was inspired by an opera by Wagner, so it does feel somewhat magical. We weren't allowed to take pictures inside. The rooms were beautiful, but the most beautiful was ...
... a sunday market that lined the banks of the river then hiked our way to the castle which overlooks the town. We entered the castle and walked its cobblestone courtyard, torture chambers and wooden halls with cannons and defences and other artefacts of a bygone era. The view from the top tower was incredible and was well worth taking the time to enjoy the view for a few minutes before making our way back to Munich for another night or shena****ns with our ...
... was no leisure pool. So interesting but not that great. However it filled a by now wet morning and I went for a wander round the centre in the afternoon which wasn’t as nice as if it had been dry... Found a few new places; post war reconstruction is still going on.
However by about 3 it did ease off so I headed for home but decided to take the senic route. After visiting ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility