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Day 1, Frankfurt:
See portraits of the German emperors in Frankfurt’s town hall “The Römer” and visit the nearby Paulskirche.
Day 3, Rastatt:
Visit the Grandduke’s palace, the fortress at Rastatt, and for an extended excursion, explore the Black Forest.
Day 4, Hambach – Neustadt – Kaiserslautern:
Learn about the „Forty- Eighters“ at the fortress of Hambach near Neustadt. In Kaiserslautern, the Institute for Palatinate Folk life offers research facilities.
Day 5, Oberalben – Lichtenberg – Kusel:
Visit the emigrant’s museum at Oberalben and the exhibit in Lichtenberg castle about the traveling musicians. Small town charm in Kusel.
Day 7, Koblenz – Cologne – Kommern:
Cruise to Koblenz. En route to Cologne visit the open air museum at Kommern. Using the Rhine waterway, palatines sailed via Dutch ports before Bremerhaven took over the operations in 1830.
Day 8, Bad Laasphe – Schwarzenau:
En route pass the Witgensteiner Land. Anbaptist and Pietist movement originated from Bad Laasphe and Schwarzenau. Back to Frankfurt.
Get inspired to discover your German heritage with these suggested trip itineraries.