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Help! Itinerary in Germany (Rhine, Mosel, Black forest), Italian dolomites

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We are looking for help for our itinerary for 15 days from May 12- May 27 ... We are flying in and out of Frankfurt ... We had visited Munich and south of Munich two years back for 2 days, so have been to Mittenwald, Fussen, Mad Ludwig's castles... We have also been to the Dolomites but want to go back again to explore the regions we were not able to last time ...

We want to look at the Rhine and Mosel river valleys and the Blackforest this time ... trying to make a circular trip from Frankfurt to Rhine/Mosel Valley, onto Black forest, onto a quick stop in Appenzell Switzerland, onto Dolomites, stop at Rothernburg on way back to Frankfurt ...We will have rented a car and would like to drive everywhere ...

We are a family of 4 adults and one child (6 years) ... We are looking for scenic drives, quaint charming towns and villages, picturesque lakes and mountains... We are essentially charm buffs looking for pretty spots ... My husband is a photographer so always looking for off the beaten path scenic spots ...

Here is the itinerary first draft ... Need help to sanity check ... Also, need some suggestions on which towns to stay in ...

Day 1 -- Drive from Frankfurt to Rhine/ Mosel Valley. Stay Overnight in Bacharach/ St Goar/ Cochem
Day 2 - Rhine/ Mosel Valley
Day 3 - Rhine/ Mosel Valley
Day 4 - Rhine/ Mosel Valley
Day 5 - Drive to Black forest. Stay overnight in Baden Baden/ Freiburg
Day 6 - Black Forest
Day 7 - Black Forest
Day 8 - Drive to Appenzell, switzerland. Lake Konstanz on the way. Overnight in Appenzell
Day 9 - Appenzell
Day 10 - Drive to Cortina in Dolomites Italy. Overnight Cortina
Day 11 - Dolomites
Day 12 - Dolomites
Day 13 - Dolomites
Day 14 - Drive to Rothernburg on der tauber. Overnight Rotherburg
Day 15 - Rothenburg
Day 16 - Flight from Frankfurt

Before we start filling in the details of sightseeing within each region, need help to determine if we have too many/ too less days in each region ... Also

- Which is the best home base for Rhine Valley/ Mosel Valley? we would like to cruise on these rvivers, do some easy flat bike rides in this area and see some of the best castles in this region. Would prefer to have just one home base to minimize movement yet be able to make it to all the sights ...
- Which is the best home base for Black Forest? Definitely interested in a bath experience... Plus want to explore some scenic drives and pretty towns ... Baden- Baden or Freiburg or Staufen? which one is a good base?
- Any feedback on Appenzell and the Lake constance region? We just added it since Appenzell had come on our radar during our Swiss trip, but we had focused on the Berner Oberland region at that time ...
- How is the drive from Appenzell to Innsbruck? Seems like a pretty drive through the Alps but would want confirmation from the fodorites ...

Many more questions to follow, but need some nuts and bolts of the itinerary decided first ... Looking forward to seeing the fodorites tear this apart !! :-))

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