Passau - The Museum Roman Boiotro Castle

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Passau - The Museum Roman Boiotro Castle

Within our stay at Passau, we wanted to spend some of our limited time exploring Roman trails in Passau, especially since we had heard a lot about Passau's Roman past during our last stay in Regensburg.

Museum Quintana - Romans and Archeology in Künzing

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Museum Quintana - Romans and Archeology in Künzing

After our visit to the Roman Museum Boiotro in Passau, we had changed our plans, also due to the cold autumn weather, and because of that we now wanted to visit the Museum Quintana in Künzing too.

Two days a year - Christmas Market in Iphofen

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Two days a year - Christmas Market in Iphofen

Once again we were guest at Brita, so, after a short over fly of the press releases, we decided to use the Saturday afternoons to go to Iphofen to the opening of the Christmas market.

Stopover Mainbernheim - The city fortification

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Stopover Mainbernheim - The city fortification

Mainbernheim is located on the medieval "Goldene Straße". The Reichsstraße once connected trading cities such as Brussels in Flanders, Cologne, Frankfurt, Würzburg and Nuremberg to Prague in Bohemia.

History and - Mainbernheim is ready for Christmas too!

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History and - also in Mainbernheim it makes a lot of Christmas!

We used our tour through the town of Mainbernheim near Kitzingen not just to explore the medieval fortifications of the city, of course, as well to look at the Christmas customs and Christmas decor, which is found in the windows, at the doors and many facades of the house.

Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short history

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Kitzingen glows - Christmas market and a short history

In contrast to the past few years, the Christmas market in Kitzingen should be limited to one weekend anymore, but the motto still is "Kitzingen glows", we were interested and still lack of time able to go, so we passed on the old Main bridge on Saturday evening again.

Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

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Iphofen - wine landscape and medieval town center

During a walk through the vineyards of the Schwanberg, we first became aware of Iphofen, then, together with Brita, had visited some wineries and the local "Vinothek", a very special wine shop, which was followed by a tour of the town through the partial medieval scenery.

Salt production in Bad Kissingen - Graduation Tower

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Salt production in Bad Kissingen - Graduation Tower

Salt was extracted in Bad Kissingen for more than 1,000 years - the imposing graduation tower that we were able to visit in the evening still bears witness to this.

950 years Anhausen - tractors in the center of celebrations

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950 years Anhausen - tractors in the center of celebrations

After the first written mentioning of the town Anhausen in the year 1067, the celebrations for the 950th birthday of the place took place, which Lydia and Georg offered us during our stay as a short-trip destination.

From Iphofen to the Nuremberg Christmas Market

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From Iphofen to the Nuremberg Christmas Market

After some compulsory-busy and hectic pre-Christmas days, Brita had taken the afternoon off to drive with us from Iphofen to Nuremberg to the world-wide known Christkindles Market.

ADAC Sachs Franken Classic in Bad Kissingen

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ADAC Sachs Franken Classic in Bad Kissingen

We contacted the organizing team of the annual Sachs-Franken-Classic by email and then arranged to meet the local manager, Rainer Greubel, who is responsible for marketing issues, for the Friday morning during the welcoming ceremony for the arriving participants in Bad Kissingen.

The Franconian Open Air Museum Bad Windsheim

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The Franconian Open Air Museum Bad Windsheim

Our stay in Kitzingen should also lead to a day trip that Brita and her friend Gerda had prepared. It started early in the morning to Bad Windsheim.

Excursion to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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Excursion to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

After yesterday's tour through Kitzingen and Iphofen, we now want to undertake a day tour to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, another medieval town in the Central Franconian district of Ansbach, which is now visited in large numbers by tourists from the Far East due to its historic old town and the well-preserved city wall will.

Wassertrüdingen, a small town in Middle Franconia

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Wassertrüdingen, a small town in Middle Franconia

The interesting offer of a house to be restored in Wassertrüdingen from the 17th century with a detailed description of the “life cycle” of the house brought us to the medieval town of Wassertrüdingen.

Nuremberg Christmas Market - Corona closed it down

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Nuremberg Christmas Market - Corona closed it down

Christmas time is coming but due to Corona most of the wellknown Christmas Market are closed. So this is a short story from the past. After some busy and hectic days in the run-up to Christmas, Brita had taken the afternoon off to drive with us from Iphofen to Nuremberg to the Christkindlesmarkt.

Short city trip to Passau - the town shows signs of autumn

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Short city trip to Passau - the town shows signs of autumn

We had already completed the already mentioned visit of our main sponsor and supporter Fendt-Caravan within the project "A journey of Intimacy and Culture along the Roman Roads" due to the upcoming TUV appointment and the gas prove of the project caravan, and fixed further intermediate targets for the return journey to the south.