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Alpirsbach Monastery

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Exhibitions

ALPIRSBACH MONASTERY

Set in an idyllic valley in the heart of the Black forest – the setting of Alpirsbach is impressive. The Romanesque monastery church is a structure of awe-inspiring monumentality, concentrating on the essentials. Built by Benedictine monks in line with the Hirsau Reform Movement in the 11th century, it is one of the few remaining monasteries in Southwestern Germany of this type.

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Solitude Palace

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 | Exhibitions

Solitude Palace

Solitude Palace is set in an idyllic location: a popular tourist destination in the densely forested western part of Stuttgart, where the fantastic view is captivating. As the most sophisticated and most personal creation of Duke Carl Eugen, it has to this day lost nothing of its charm.

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Rastatt Favorite Palace

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 | Exhibitions

Rastatt Favorite Palace

Rastatt Favorite Palace, situated near Baden-Baden, is an outstanding witness to the Baroque Era. It is the only “porcelain palace” in Germany that has been almost completely preserved. Its furnishings and top-class collections are a synthesis of the arts of European stature.

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Wiblingen Monastery

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 | Exhibitions

WIBLINGEN MONASTERY

Situated directly in front of the gates of the old Imperial City of Wiblingen, stands a Benedictine monastery, founded in 1093. This baroque complex is spacious; elongated buildings enclose the heart of the monastery – the magnificent church. This is the last heyday of baroque church architecture in Upper Swabia. The Wiblingen Library Hall is a must for any visitor: lavishly decorated with stucco and paintings – it is the highlight of each visit.

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Bruchsal Palace

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | Exhibitions

Bruchsal Palace

Bruchsal Palace is the only baroque prince-bishop palace situated on the Upper Rhine. It is primarily famous for its impressive stairway designed by the great architect Balthasar Neumann as the “crown of all baroque-style stairways”. Since 2017, the luxurious rooms of the prince-bishops on the Bel Étage with their exquisite decor have again become accessible to the public. Another highlight is the collection of valuable tapestries, one of the largest in Europe.

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Heidelberg Palace

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Exhibitions

Famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio and the Heidelberg Palace souvenir

Famous Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio holding a Heidelberg Palace souvenir – that’s what we discovered in Quentin Tarantino's new movie, hitting German theaters in August. In a scene in “Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood,” DiCaprio, who plays the hero of a western series, can be seen holding a souvenir beer stein from Heidelberg. Front and center: the palace ruins, demonstrating just how widespread these souvenirs from the romantic “place of longing” are.

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Dilsberg Fortress Ruins

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Exhibitions

Thick walls and an underground passageway – Dilsberg is a cool spot in the summer

High above the Neckar valley, the Dilsberg Fortress Ruins tower atop the eponymous hill. On hot summer days, the fortress ruins offer the ideal destination for families. The striking fortress "feeling" between these thick walls is a great way to spend hot days, with the added bonus of a surprising and mysterious subterranean passageway, a tunnel leading deep into the hill: a spot guaranteed to be especially cool.

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Schwetzingen Palace

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 | Exhibitions

Schwetzingen Palace and Gardens

Palace and Gardens, plus the baroque town center: the feeling that Schwetzingen was once the baroque summer residence of the Electors is tangible at every turn. In the 18th century, the rulers of the Electoral Palatinate held their glittering court in tranquil Schwetzingen during the summer months.

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