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A great way to spend a sunny summer weekend is a trip to the Lusatian Lakes (Lausitzer Seenland), located in Germany, about two hours by car from Prague.
Photos from the German city of Wuppertal look amazing - like animated illustrations from a futuristic comic book, thanks to the Schwebebahn suspended public transport route. Trains hovering over the river or above the street on the third floor of the surrounding houses have been running on this track since 1901, and since 1997, the Schwebebahn deserves state protection.
Our starting point for today's trip is the German town of Oberwiesenthal, which follows the Czech Loučná pod Klínovcem. We head to the village of Neudorf, about ten kilometers away.
Today we will visit the third largest federal state in the south-west of Germany, namely Baden-Württemberg, whose capital is Stuttgart, but our goal will be the university city of Tübingen, which is located around the Neckar river.
Where to go with your children for the weekend? The Ore Mountains are ideal. There are many possibilities of accommodation - either in the highest situated Czech town Boží Dar, or perhaps in the quiet town Loučná pod Klínovcem.
Dresden is the most popular advent when we go to famous markets and also shop for Primark. But it would be a shame not to look through the historic city center, it is a beautiful and uplifting walk that will definitely be longer than you plan. In many places you will not be able to enjoy enough.
When visiting, just avoid weekends and German public holidays, we recommend to go off-season or at least for one whole day. Otherwise, get ready for a big rush.
There are several table mountains in the Bohemian Switzerland. Pfaffenstein is one of the most visited, mainly due to the views and iconic Barbarine rock tower. Let's go up together now.
On the way from Děčín to Dresden, you will not miss the town of Pirna with a populatio nof about 40,000 inhabitants, which serves not only as an ideal gateway to the Saxon Switzerland, but thanks to its beautiful historical center, it is itself a popular cruise destination.
In the second half of the 19th century, King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria. After his rule, our western neighbors were left with an unfinished mansion, designed as a copy of French Versailles, remained on Chiemsee island. It doesn't matter that it's just a torso of the original plans. The perfect blend of beautiful natural habitat, opulent castle and gardens with the exciting story of an eccentric monarch attracts right attention.
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