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Frankfurt Super Saver: Neuschwanstein Castle and Rothenburg Day Trip
"Neuschwanstein Castle Tour: (7 hours)Board your coach in central Frankfurt in the morning and travel roughly 262 miles (422 km) south to the enchanting Bavarian town of Füssen located at the southernmost tip of Germany’s Romantic Road.Füssen is home to one of Germany’s star attractions: Neuschwanstein Castle. Perched on a rocky hill this fairy tale palace rises steeply above the village of Hohenschwangau dominating the surrounding plains and Alpine foothills. You’ll understand immediately why Walt Disney used this royal castle as his inspiration for Sleeping Beauty.Bypass the entrance lines and follow your guide on a narrated tour of the castl the shy and troubled King Ludwig II who used the palace as his personal refuge during his turbulent reign. Neuschwanstein is by far the most distinctive of the king’s three Bavarian castles built in classic Neo-Gothic Revival style. Its grandeur is simply breathtaking.After your tour
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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More General in Gingen an der Fils

Shopping: You Get Everything You Need

-You cannot complain about the shopping opportunities in Gingen if you refer to the basics. It is no place to stroll around and get inspired but there is no need to leave the village for grocery...
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Sep 17, 2007

Where Jürgen Klinsmann grew up

-As mentioned in my intro, Jürgen Klinsmann spent his childhood in Gingen and also started his football career here with TB Gingen. As he was far too good for the tiny club, he joined the next biggest...
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Sep 17, 2007

The Travelling Gingeners

-Swabian people are said to be the Scots of Germany. They keep their money together, following the slogan: Schaffa, schaffa, Häusle baua… (Work, work, build a little house) But they are also said to...
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Sep 11, 2007

Accommodation and Restaurants

-Gingen has quite a lot of restaurants taking into account that it has only 4500 inhabitants. Once Gasthof Reichsadler on B 10 was the top address, with hotel rooms and fabulous food but those times...
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Sep 11, 2007

Wacholderheide (Dry Juniper Landscapes)

This is another feature of this Jurassic region. Along hillsides and also on the top of some hills of the Jurassic landscape you find dry grasslands dotted with juniper shrubs, called Wacholderheide....
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Sep 11, 2007

Typical Jurassic Landscape

When you walk around on the hills you will notice the lot of rocks and stones along the steep decline at the edge of the Schwäbische Alb. (This decline is called Albtrauf.) Those oddly shaped rocks,...
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Sep 11, 2007
 
 
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Contact for more Info

-ContactBürgermeisteramt (Town Hall)Bahnhofstraße 2573333 Gingen/ FilsPhone (07162) 96 06-0Fax (07162) 96 06-66Email bma@Gingen.deWebsite: www.gingen.de
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Hotels Near Gingen an der Fils

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Otto-Neidhart-Platz 1, Bad Uberkingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, 73337, Germany
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Schurrenhof 5, Donzdorf, Baden-Wurttemberg, 73072, Germany
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Ditzenbacher Str. 85, Bad Ditzenbach, 73342, de
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Freihofstrasse 64-66, 73033
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Gruibinger StraÃ?e 32, Bad Boll, 73087, de
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Things to Do Near Gingen an der Fils

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Christmas Market

Esslingen's old town turns into a splendid Christmas market every December. Not only is it truly magical, situated between all those half-timbered houses in the narrow alleys, but it's also one of the...
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Old Town

Esslingen's old town is really nice - it hardly suffered any damage during World War II, so there are still many narrow streets and half-timbered houses, altogether more than 800 (!) protected...
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Castle Hill

If you enjoyed Esslingen's old town from within the narrow lanes, why not check out how it looks from above? The castle hill just behind the old town provides a great view over the valley and the...
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Mercedes

The Mercedes Benz Museum is quite an experience if you like auto history and reviewing a collection of some of the coolest cars made. The entry cost 8 euro and included an audio guide, which they give...
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TV Tower

The Stuttgart TV tower is whopping 217 meters tall. It was built between the years 1954 and 1956 with broadcasts beginning in 1956. It is the first concrete TV tower in the world and has therefore...
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Planetarium

Carl Zeiss is the scientest of Jena in Thuringia famous for his measuring and optical instruments. He's also the man Stuttgart's planetarium is named after. If you are a fan of astronomy, and have a...
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Top 5 Gingen an der Fils Writers

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"Die Perle des Filstals - Pearl of the Fils Valley"
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"Mama's Home Town"
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