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Kasteelpark Born

Kasteelpark Born (http://www.kasteelparkborn.nl/) Address: Kasteelpark, Born,  NL Admission is as follows: Adults: € 7.50 Children from 2 to 12 years: € 6.00 Children under 2 years: free Free parking Summer Hours of Operation (1 March 2015 – 1 November 2015) … Continue reading

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Stolberg Christmas Market

The first Christmas Market of the season for me was in the town of Stolberg, just on the outskirts of Aachen. The majority of the market was surrounding the large castle, Burg Stolberg. I was too close to get a … Continue reading

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Burg Rheinfels – St. Goar, DE

Just north of the famed Lorelei on the Rhein river sits the small town of Sankt Goar and the largest castle on the Rhein, Burg Rheinfels. The ruins that remain of this castle are impressive and you have free reign … Continue reading

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Kasteel Limbricht – Limbricht NL

Located a short drive from GK is the Kasteel Limbricht. Although today it is used as a restaurant, bowling centre, and overall tourist destination, it was once a beautiful fortress. From In Your Pocket Guide: The current building, which was … Continue reading

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Augustusburg Palace and Falkenlust

Schloss Augustusburg and the smaller hunting lodge, Falkenlust, are one of four UNESCO World Heritage sites in NRW. Located in Brühl, about 20 mins from Bonn, the drive from GK is an easy one and parking is easy to find around … Continue reading

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Valkenburg – caves and ruins

An adorable town that holds many wonders, I can say that Valkenburg was truly worth a look. I had heard of the Christmas Markts in the caves, but to be fair, I think that this was a great trip and … Continue reading

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