It must be not always major cities such as Rome, Paris and Berlin. Even small towns are worth a visit. If the winter is coming an end, again many holidays and weekends are in Germany. In the spring, when nature to the life awakens, the days get longer and the Sun from the sky, many workers use this period for a trips with the family in the environment or a short holiday. In 2014, the holidays are cheap to make a long weekend break.
The day following the long Easter weekend (April 18-21) shortly thereafter on a Thursday. With only a day you get here a long weekend. A few weeks later the same opportunity by Ascension on May 29 again. Who here has no time, can Dodge still on the long whitsuntide weekend from 7 to 9 June. Lucky is in Bavaria, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and the Saarland who his workplace. Because then workers on June 19 can be still pleased about Corpus Christi. In Bavaria and the Saarland of the assumption is a public holiday, which falls this year on a Friday.
Throughout Germany then again has the opportunity for a long weekend, if the day of German unity on a Friday falls on October 3. But where should it go on the many long weekends? Are popular at these times, city breaks, because in the spring and autumn in the city yet not so oppressively hot is it like in the summer, and the sights of the city are visited – usually on a long weekend all if it’s not just in major cities such as Rome, Paris and Berlin. A tip for a not quite classic city is Schwerin, the State capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the edge of the Mecklenburg Lake District. This is not a bustling metropolis, but a manageable, approximately 103,000 inhabitants city which can be seen on two relaxing days. Highlights include in particular the Schwerin castle on an island of the same name Lake and the Castle Park. Who visited it, should place also stop at the adjacent grinding mill. Here, numerous stones for well-known buildings in Mecklenburg in the correct form were brought in earlier centuries in arduous work. Second great landmark in Schwerin is the Cathedral, whose 117.5 metres high Turm can also be climbed. From here you have a wonderful view on the city and the Lake of Schwerin. Also worth seeing are the old town market square and adjacent buildings, as well as the Pfaffenteich. A walk through the city of shelf should not be missed. And also take a trip to the castle of Ludwigslust, South of Schwerin is worth a trip. Who has still some time left, can take a trip on the Mecklenburg Lake District. The Muritz, Germany’s largest lake from Schwerin is only an hour’s drive away. In addition to peaceful towns like goods or Robel, Lake Muritz National Park, which promises the visitor numerous nature located here. Michael Feldmann