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Cochem on the Moselle River – page 66 Experience the very best of ? Germany & Holland Valkenburg Known locally as the ‘Marlstone Town’, Valkenburg is famous for the elaborate system of Roman caves and tunnels that run beneath the town. Berlin Dresden Hamburg CZECH REPUBLIC Nuremberg Black Forest Home of the cuckoo clocks and dense evergreen forests it’s easy to see why the Black Forest is the inspiration behind so many favourite fairytales. NETHERLANDS Hannover GERMANY Goslar Harz Mountains Amsterdam Valkenburg BELGIUM Cologne Cochem Rhine Valley Enter a land of slate mountains, terraced vineyards and hillside castles, visit the wine-making town of Rüdesheim – home of Ehrenfels Castle, or travel to Koblenz where the Rhine and Moselle gracefully converge. Harz Mountains The most beautiful aspect of this atmospheric mountain range is its simplicity. With numerous rivers, an old-fashioned steam railway and historical villages such as Goslar, the Harz Mountains are a wonderful vision of greenery and rugged terrain. See pages 65 to 71 for our collection of tours to Germany FRANCE & Holland... Black Forest Munich GERMANY & HollAND Did you know... Neuschwanstein Castle... Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous castles in the world and supposedly the inspiration for Disney’s Magical Kingdom. However, its original purpose contrasted the fame and recognition it receives today. In 1869, King Ludwig II of Bavaria built the castle as a place where he could escape the public who were obsessed with him. Check out the local cuisine... Brezel A traditional tasty German snack which originated amongst monks in the early Middle Ages. This baked dough is twisted into a knot, and often seasoned with salt. Bitterballen A popular Dutch snack, these deep fried crispy meatballs are traditionally served with mustard. Indulge in the celebrated local fare as you discover all Germany and Holland have to offer. From the cosmopolitan cities of Amsterdam, Berlin and Munich, to sweeping forests, jagged mountains and romantic river valleys, it is easy to see why this area attracts visitors from across the globe. Whether it’s exploring the contrasting landcapes, or sampling the plethora of delicious national dishes on offer, you will be spoilt for choice on how to spend your time. 64 Call one of our helpful travel advisers now on 01709 385 673


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