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Jul 7, 2015 - Marksburg Castle

On our last day, Mom and Dad took us over to Braubach to explore beautiful Marksburg Castle. It is quite a view from Spay and it was highly recommended by our host, Carmen to visit. It did not disappoint. Marksburg Castle is the only hill castle on the Rhine that has never been destroyed. It has been lived in for over 700 years and thus represents an ever-changing and developing building complex that has been growing into its present shape over the centuries. On the Rhine's right bank, upstream from its junction with the Mosel, a hill...

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May 22, 2015 - Mainz and on to Braubach

We are taking the ICE fast train to Frankfurt then on to Mainz where we will stay the night before doing a train/boat journey down the Rhine. The day has not started well as our train was cancelled due to a strike the day before so not sure how difficult it will be to get a seat. Well I now know how difficult .....impossible. We stood/sat on the floor all the way to Frankfurt. It was diabolical and so surprising in Germany. This meant we really didn't see much of Mainz but enjoyed the view of the Cathedral while enjoying a beer! Next day...

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Jul 9, 2011 - Rhine River Cruise

Our second day on the Rhine, we took the KD boat (Koln-Dusseldorfer) down the Rhine from Bacharach to Braubach. It was a relaxing ride watching boats and barges go by and looking at the many castles along both sides of the river. In Braubach we walked up the hill to take a look at the Marksburg Castle. The boat schedule for the return trip did not allow enough time to do the tour of the interior, but we did have a pleasant lunch in Braubach before we got back on the boat for our return cruise. We can highly recommend a boat trip as a great...

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