Self Guided Walking Tour of Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber (with Maps!)
During the Middle Ages, when Berlin and Munich were still small settlements, Rothenburg ob der Tauber stood as one of Germany’s largest and most significant towns due to its strategic location along the trade routes connecting northern and southern Europe. Today, it remains the country’s most remarkably preserved medieval walled town, captivating tourists from around the world while retaining its irresistible charm.
Romantic Road in Germany - Guide and Itinerary
The Romantic Road, or Romantische Straße in German, winds through the picturesque southern region of Germany. This 285-mile (460 km) route will lead you through charming historic towns and past breathtaking landscapes in Bavaria.
Exploring Germany's Fairy Tale Route
The German Fairy Tale Route (Deutsche Märchenstraße) is a well-known driving route spanning 600km through Germany from Hanau to Bremen. Visitors are taken on a journey to the locations made famous by the Brothers Grimm in their beloved collection of fairy tales.
Self Guided Walking tour of Óbidos (With Maps!)
Obidos stands out as the ultimate representation of a fortified town in Portugal and remains one of the most coveted tourist hotspots in the Lisbon area. Historically, Obidos was under the ownership of the Queen of Portugal, a tradition that dates back to 1282 when Queen Isabel was given the town on her wedding day.
Self Guided Walking tour of Coimbra (With Maps)
Coimbra, located in central Portugal, is steeped in living history and is a natural stopping point for those travelling between Porto and Lisbon. While not as vast as its neighbouring cities, Coimbra is brimming with character.
Self Guided Walking tour of Lamego (With Maps)
Lamego, nestled amidst vineyards and maize farms in the Upper Douro Valley, is a town that captures attention with its Baroque architecture, art, and wine. Whether it’s a church or a chapel, each one has a story to tell, with hidden treasures like gilded woodcarving or the tomb of a notable figure.
Free Walking Tour of Bragança (with Maps!)
Located in Trás-os-Montes, just below the Montesinho Natural Park, is Bragança – a historic city with a dual personality. At one end lies the old town centre, protected by medieval battlements and crowned by a castle atop a hill; at the other end is the new town, featuring whitewashed urban houses and the tranquil Fervença river flowing at its feet.