Where to go on Sunday from Frankfurt

Sep 8th, 2000, 01:38 AM
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Where to go on Sunday from Frankfurt


I was looking for a nice place to travel to for the day this Sunday from Frankfurt. I have been to Mainz, Rudesheim, and Rothenberg. Looking for somewhere I can enjoy that's no more than 1 hr from Frankfurt. Maybe wine tasting? Any ideas?
Sep 8th, 2000, 04:04 AM
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Try Heidelberg. It's just about an hour, easy drive, little traffic. For more details - email me directly.
Sep 8th, 2000, 04:33 AM
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Sorry Stacey....I forgot to mention that I hit Heidelberg last weekend...any other suggestions?
Sep 8th, 2000, 05:14 AM
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Yahoooo! You're in luck! Head up to Oberwesel, on the west bank of the Rhine between Mainz and Koblenz, for a weekend wine festival/market and on Saturday night for the "Rhine in Flames" fireworks/light show spectacle, when the local castles are set "ablaze". Go to http://www.firework.rhine-river.com/...val/index.html for a description.
Sep 8th, 2000, 11:06 AM
Bill Irving
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Be careful about hours of operation for business, etc. if you are going somewhere down the Romantic road, like Rothenburg. Unless things have changed in about the last 5 years, shops& some restaurants close earlier on Sunday, like maybe noon or 1pm. Historical sites are usually open & you can almost always walk the walls, but just be aware of possible early closings.
Sep 8th, 2000, 01:13 PM
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Just one hour to the west of Frankfurt by car is Wiesbaden. It has more rich people per capita than anywhere else in Germany, once having been a famous watering hole for the elite in the nineteenth century. It is lovely to wander around in and then eat at Blum's Cafe on Wilhelmstrasse(or something like that). I was there on a Sunday and loved it, especially the kaiserschnitten at Blum's, a special pastry (so yunmmy!) that they only make on SUNDAYS. So, there you go, you're all set.

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