The Middle Rhine Valley is a World Heritage Site because of its amazing castles! It has all kinds. For the Seven Kingdoms series, I chose a tollbooth castle, a fortress, a fort with tunnels, a fairy tale garden, a cloaking wall, a castle with ravens, and a hidden castle.
Here are handy links for mini-tours for:
- Saffron Kingdom (Burg Rheinfels in St. Goar)
- Magenta Kingdom (Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in Koblenz)
- Cochem Kingdom (Reichsburg Cochem),
- Fairy Kingdom (near Kall on the “Traumpfad” path of dreams), and
- Blackfly Kingdom (800-year-old tollbooth on the Rhine).
The imposing entrance to the fortress that guards the Rhine and Mosel Rivers from above. Ehrenbreitstein means “Honor Broad Stone”. The fortress overlooks the German
Steep vineyards going up to Reichsburg Cochem Reichsburg Cochem, the inspiration for the Cochem Kingdom in the Seven Kingdom Fairy Tales series: Trouble With Parsnips
When we travel these days, we often drive or fly. In earlier times, the rivers were the highways. Big and long rivers, like the Rhine
Now that’s an office with a view–the Cologne Cathedral is right there! Last week, our local library visited a local publisher . . . It’s