Category: German Places

Fränkische Schweiz / Bierkeller, Burgen and Leberkässemmel

Franconian Pretzels

Setting the scene When friends from New Zealand came to visit last week, we stole them away to Franconia in Northern Bavaria, and specifically to that glorious mountainous castle-y part dubbed Fränkische Schweiz / Franconian Switzerland by the artists and poets of the romantic era. German romantics were the first ‘tourists’ to the region, their travels and musings coinciding …

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