Visit the Historic Churches of Mechelen

Interior of the St Janskerk in Mechelen

Mechelen near Antwerp has eight historic churches filled with art including paintings by Rubens and Van Dyck, Baroque wood carved pulpits and statues. Mechelen has eight important churches full of art in its historic old town. Mechelen was an important town in the Middle Ages and experienced a further cultural Golden Age during the Baroque … Read more

See Top Sights in Passau on the Danube

Passau viewed from the Innstadt

The Baroque old town of Passau at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers on the German-Austrian border is worth exploring prior to departing on river cruises. Passau has a lovely location at the confluence of the Danube (Donau), Inn, and Ilz rivers on the German-Austrian border. Passau is the most popular departure … Read more

Visit the UNESCO Listed St Gallen Monastery Library, Switzerland

The Baroque Library of St Gallen

The Rococo library hall and cathedral are amongst the best Baroque architecture in Switzerland and the top sights to see in the St Gallen monastery complex. The top sight to see in the lovely Swiss city Sankt Gallen (Saint-Gall in French) is the Baroque monastery complex with its magnificent Rococo library and impressive cathedral. The … Read more

Top Sights in Tauberbischofsheim & Lauda-Königshofen


See Pretty Half-Timbered and Baroque Towns in the Tauber Valley Tauberbischofsheim and Lauda-K√∂nigshofen are two small but pretty towns in the Tauber Valley in Germany with half-timbered houses as well as some Baroque fa√ßades. Around 735, St Boniface founded a nunnery in Tauberbischofsheim that became important enough to warrant imperial visits in the early years … Read more

Top Sights to See in the Liebliches Taubertal, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

The Romantic Road in the Lovely Sweet Tauber Valley Region Part of Germany‚Äôs Romantic Road runs through the Tauber Valley and includes stops at Tauberbischofsheim, Lauda-K√∂nigshofen, Bad Mergentheim, Stuppach, Weikersheim, R√∂ttingen, and Creglingen. Liebliches Taubertal (Sweet Tauber Valley) is mostly the area between Wertheim on the Main and Rothenburg ob der Tauber. This area includes … Read more