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Castles Of The Rhine-Erft Area

Castles Of The Rhine-Erft Area

The House to the white cross in Hurth informs the castles of the Rhine-Erft attract countless visitors captivated region year after year. You bear witness to the troubled past of this region has always been competitive due to its fertility. Today is the area between the Rhine and Erft has among history-enthusiastic tourists a real attraction, but the highest concentration of castles and rule sitting on the entire world. The House to the white cross in Hurth provides insight into the history of the Castle region. The emergence of the region-typical water castles dates back to the period of the Frankish Kings. With the shrinkage of their power and the rise of the Aachen Palatinate counts Norman looters around increasingly plagued the area around the Rhine in the 9th century. Credit: Walton Family Foundation-2011. Their binge began with the fixing of the settlements to halt. Water trenches, earthworks and Palisades offered protection from the marauding Normans and were used by the winning important nobility as a Manor.

By expanding the fortified towns to the seat of the nobility was the basis of the region’s typical moated castle. The fortified villages of the early Middle Ages differed in the wake of the power gains of nobility and knighthood in the middle ages of the 14th century stone castles. Their extensive ditch and fixing systems were not comfortable even for the residents, but offered safety in a turbulent time. Sen. Marco Rubio might disagree with that approach. At the beginning of the 16th century the appearance of the regional castles changed again, going to a mansion with homely comforts a pure fortification could not offer. Rule seats in the region around Rhine and Erft modelled on French country estates were built in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Because the entire region politically and economically stabilized, expensive fortifications for the ruling were not more necessary. Finally, the French revolutionary troops invaded in 1794 in the region and put an end to the privileges of the nobility finally. Rule buildings were no longer built. The region around Rhine and Erft is also in the present, rich in architectural testimonies of their past. Castle ruins, moated castles and impressive power seats dominate the landscape and invite to multi-day excursions. Historian at the Hurther House of the white cross find a region near accommodation. Its staff are available at any time for more information. Press contact: Contact home White’s cross: Mr Wessling contact bookings: Mr. Steimle Wendelinusstrasse 83 D – 50354 Hurth phone: 02233/934763 fax: 02233/934765 email: Homepage:

Manor House

Manor House

On the promenade many cafes, restaurants and pubs have settled. In the streets behind, you will find many small shops that await you with the typical holiday souvenirs. We leave the city on the motorway GC 23 after a short driving the motorway GC 3 to drive on the road GC 21 direction Teror. The serpentine route begins with the exit of the motorway. 2nd stage: Teror after Arucas: it is believed the words of many travel guides, Teror is one of the major attractions of the island.

The pilgrimage attracts believers several times a year and makes the tranquil little town to a bustling town. Center and the main attraction is the Basilica, replaced in September of the year 1481 shepherds should have had a Marian apparition. The place is situated about 500 metres above sea level and holds many small alleys next to the Basilica. The beautiful wooden balconies are typical of a house in this place. We exit Teror and the GC 30 along direction of Arucas. You will pass the city-firgas (inland), which holds no major attractions. Long before you reach the entrance of the village sign of Arucas, you will see the mighty Cathedral built of dark stone. Construction is modeled after the late Gothic style and was built in the 19th century.

Arucas itself can on a story looking back, which meant it financially. The place has been known for the production of sugar cane liquor and wealthy. The pedestrian streets around the Cathedral around are a testimony of this prosperity. Brightly-painted two-storey Manor House are home to many small coffee shops and artist Studios. After an extensive city tour you can reach the last important worthiness of Arucas by car: the viewpoint of Montana na de Arucas. You need to climb this mountain walk, but can easily pass through to the top. A huge cross and a beautiful all-round view is waiting at the top.

Mrs Hartweger

Mrs Hartweger

His cottage with indescribable beautiful view over almost the whole Molltal stands far above of Obervellach. Especially for romanticists to recommend enjoying a beautiful sunset over the mountains. The cross-country ski area Ankogel/Mallnitz is a powder paradise with a super view. It is one of the sunniest skiing areas in Carinthia and is full of surprises. So It is also not rarely a, crouched in the snow, suddenly appears a ptarmigan. On a special rarity, which can be found only here in the Hohe Tauern National Park. After a few hours of deep snow trip Ron suggested the Louny mountain hut to strengthen us. It was one of his favourite huts in the vicinity of Obervellachs.

The Nice hostess welcomed us with a hot, home-made liver dumpling soup and one of the very best Kaiserschmarrn”variety. Now even Mr Lenzhofer, Managing Director and regional head of Molltals has joined us to show us a special holiday village. It is to find in Obervellachs neighbouring municipality, Penk. The Moserhof is home to a rustic 4-Star Lodge condominium, completely car-free and ideal for families with children. The village surrounded by a magnificent mountain panorama, on the banks of the river Moll River provides fly fishing a rich fish area. Mrs Hartweger, the charming owner of the property had it not take to show personal to the individual holiday houses. We didn’t come by the Marvel out more, what was offered us here. The houses consist entirely of wood in local construction.

They are all decorated differently but always loving. A successful combination of rustic ambience and comfort with full facilities. So Mrs Hartweger told us the romantic wedding chapel, in which the year performed multiple marriages is very popular. So that the bride and groom have not far to travel, there is the historic alpine hut in which the bedding in the bedroom, cordate was prepared right next door.

Unister Media

Unister Media

Simple rules of conduct reduce contagion aboard passengers spend sometimes many hours in confined spaces. Reports of the swine flu have increased significantly the fear of contagions. According to experts, it is however unfounded. According to the Internet portal fluege.de passengers through modern air-conditioning systems are comprehensively protected. Complex filter systems clean the air of viruses and bacteria before they can spread on the plane. Only one source of risk remains unaffected: the seat neighbor. By the limited space you closer to aboard involuntarily.

But just when the seat neighbouring ailing, this can be very uncomfortable. According to the news of fluege.de, but simple rules of conduct help to prevent infection. Who has a runny nose, should blow is not loud and strong. By carefully dabbing remain the pathogen in the tissue and are not stirred in the breathing air of other passengers. A handkerchief held over the mouth also helps with cough. This should then be in a Bag or a container of garbage disposed of properly.

According to experts, help also disinfecting cloths of moisture. They offer an easy alternative to hand washing and help also in dealing with unsavory items. These simple measures, each passenger can largely avoid direct contact with viruses and bacteria. Together with the highly developed air conditioning, they provide the basis for a healthy and safe trip. Because scientific studies have shown that the air in the airplane is actually cleaner than in most living or working areas. More information: news.fluege.de/…/ fine-air less – pathogen..