Germany ticket for regional public transport Deutschland-Ticket

As you probably already know, a Germany ticket for regional transport starts to work from May.

Let’s go through the most important points: how / where to buy, what regional trains are (not) included and who should buy the Germany ticket (what’s about tourists, kids, students).

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Bavaria: German Alps

In the Bavarian Alps, one top attraction stands next to another. Good transport accessibility is another added bonus. It also means that there are usually a lot of tourists. Bavaria. What to do in Allgäu mapUpper Bavaria Map of attractions Around Füssen:Schwangau. 1. Neuschwanstein castle, Hohenschwangau, AlpseeSchwangau. Füssen. Around Neuschwanstein CastleAround Innsbruck. From Reutte to … Read more

Public transport in Germany

This topic is about how to get the most information from the Deutsche Bahn website, what are the cheapest tickets, how to find regional transport sites and how to buy a ticket, what is written on the board at the station and what the announcements on the train mean. Part 1: Trains in GermanyPart 2: … Read more

Harz mountains

Harz offers a lot of attractions. All of them you will not be able to visit even in two trips. Let’s look what can you visit in the Harz. Harz Map of attractions. Part 1 – from Goslar to Bad SachsaHarz attractions map. From Wernigerode to TilledaBrocken, WurmbergWernigerode old townAround Wernigerode, stalactite cavesQuedlinburg old townThale, … Read more

Lake Constance attractions

Lake Constance (Bodensee) is one of the most favorite places of vacation. And this is its main drawback for everyone who wants to relax. For those who are not disturbed by the crowds of walking, skating, swimming and eating, there are a lot of advantages: clean water, equipped beaches and thermal pools, water sports and … Read more

Attractions in Dresden and around

The attractions near Dresden are no less curious than the city itself: these are natural attractions – the so-called Saxon Switzerland begins here, and palaces, castles, and museums. Dresden attractionsAttractions near Dresden. Bastei rocks, Königstein FortressWhat to see in Saxon Switzerland and Osterzgebirge. MapsWelcome cards and public transport in Dresden and surroundings

Half timbered houses in Germany through history

Fachwerk Geschichte / History half timbered houses in Germany

Fachwerk (half timbered houses) is an ancient way of building profane buildings (that is, not churches). Similar basic principles were used in many places. But it was the Fachwerk that reached the height of art, reflecting in its development all cultural epochs – from the Middle Ages to Art Nouveau.

Most of all half-timbered houses are in Germany, but they can be seen also in France and England.

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