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      Nuremberg Xmas Market and Beginner Sking

      Bavaria Sep 30, 2015 at 6:58 AM

      Greetings forum. We are planning to go to Nuremberg to experience the Xmas market from around Dec 16th. 3 kids ages 8, 10 and 13. My questions are:
      (a) I have the options of direct flights to Munich, Frankfurt or Berlin. From the map it looks like Munich or Frankfurt might be the closet to then get to Nuremberg. Please advise which will be the best airport to fly into out of the 3 options for onward fastest/efficient transportation to Nuremberg - taxi or rail.

      (b) After 3 days of the market which we think should be enough, we are thinking of combining this with a "learn to ski" vacation. Is there any recommendations nearby Nuremberg that might work esp in Dec month? I have heard of persons combining Nuremberg market with sking in Austria so not sure if learn to ski options are available in environs. Recommendations on Austria welcome as well if better.


    • Nuremberg river boat docks

      Nürnberg Sep 25, 2015 at 1:26 PM

      How does one get to the river boat dock "hafenstrasse, anliegestelle fur Kabinenschiffe" from the central bus/train station or Bahnhofstratte street? Is there a bus line that takes you close to the docking area.

    • Indian Restaurant

      Coburg Sep 10, 2015 at 3:13 AM

      Hello is there an Indian Restaurant in Coburg ? can somebody please send me the address / tentative location or contact details of the place.
      Major Indian food cravings Happening. !

    • Shopping for Gold

      Munich Sep 9, 2015 at 2:16 AM

      I would like to thank you in advance for taking your time to answer my question.I just moved to Munich, and I'm looking for a place to buy gold jewelry or coins.

    • Castle Puzzle

      Oberammergau Yesterday

      I am looking for the royal castle neuschwanstein puzzle. How can i find it to purchase it?

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      Car rental return - Munich

      Munich Sep 5, 2015 at 6:30 AM

      I will be renting the car at airport to travel to Neuschwanstein castle and then to Salsburg. On return, I want to spend some time in Munich city. Earlier, I thought of the option to return back the rental car at airport and then taking train to the city. Looking at the google map suggestion, returning at train station may save me driving time as well as time to use public transport. I want to know if driving in Munich city is easy and then I will not spend too much time stuck in traffic OR is it the best option to return to airport and take a train to the city.

    • Stag Weekend questions

      Munich Sep 13, 2015 at 4:57 AM


      I’m going with a group of 20 males to Munich next month on a stag (after Oktoberfest ends) and have been reading it’s tough with bouncers and stuff there which is annoying but what can you do, we will try our best. The rough plan is touristy beer halls evening and then Schwabing one night, Haidhausen the other night and probably Kultfabrik late probably both nights… does these sound feisable with the size group we are?

      We won’t be dressing in stupid outfits or anything, we’re all aged between 30 – 34 and won’t be walking up to doors in a huge group or anything.

      Also a couple of other questions if any helpful sorts out there might know –

      Where would be the hottest curry restaurant in Munich? I want atomic levels of spice if possible, ghost chili curry sort of thing.

      Is there any hope whatsoever of getting tickets to Bayern Munich v Koln FC around the grounds on the day for a reasonable price (unlikely I know)

      We’re into music-wise, rock n roll, rock, indie, Britpop sort of stuff, are there any particular bars, pubs, clubs we should aim for, or is it all just electro dance stuff?

      I’m trying also to find an obese stripper for the stag, like the fatter the better, they call them blubbergrams in Ireland and roly-poly strippers in the UK, for an idea of what I’m on about,  is there anyone or anywhere I could contact to book this for the stag? All I can find is regular strippers but that won’t do..

      Thanks for any guidance!


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      Stop enroute

      Donauwörth Sep 12, 2015 at 10:05 AM

      We plan to be traveling by train from Nördlingen to Augsburg next spring. There is a transfer point at Donauwörth, which appears to be a pretty nice town for a visit. I was thinking of a 3 hour stop just to get a quick look at the town. Does anyone know if there are luggage lockers at the train station? Is there any reason why this would not be a reasonable plan? Thanks for any help. Gary

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      Hotels walking distance to Nuremberg Xmas Market

      Bavaria Sep 30, 2015 at 10:39 AM

      Hi trying to find out a few hotel or accommodation options which are closest to or directly on the Xmas market - say 5 - 10 mins or less walking distance as with 3 small kids. Bit of a struggle on the internet to get a direct answer. Grateful for any recommendations or suggestions. Thanks.

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      Munich city centre car parking

      Munich Sep 30, 2015 at 12:40 AM

      I am staying in Munich next month and thinking of hiring a car from the airport, I am staying in the centre of Munich and don't mind having to walk a distance to get the car.
      Any suggestions

    • Passau River Cruise Port excursion to Salzburg City Centre

      Passau Sep 17, 2015 at 4:11 PM

      I have a group of 18 adults. We will be arriving at Passau port on a river cruise early morning in November. We will like to either take a private tour or a private transfer to visit Salzburg for about 9 hours including to/from transportation times. Please advise the best way to go Salzburg. If possible, please suggest a reliable local tour supplier or a reliable private transfer company to contact.

    • Garmisch-Partenkirchen area location to stay?

      Garmisch-Partenkirchen Sep 19, 2015 at 2:03 PM

      Hi GaPa experts,
      Please recommend me location to stay in Garmisch-Partenkirchen area. I just spent couple of hours searching for the answer, but there are so many conflicting opinions! We are two couples – no kids, will have a rental car and planning to stay for 5 nights in this area, probably rent a house/apartment. What town would you recommend to stay? We’d like to drive around, visit couple of castles, enjoy scenery, go for 2-3 hour hikes, etc. At night we’d like to go out (would be nice within walking distance) and have at least some selection of restaurants/bars.
      Thanks a lot in advance!

    • bus transportation

      Nürnberg Sep 16, 2015 at 11:05 AM

      What is the best bus or tour to take from Nuremberg to Salzburg?

    • Church and a Pope

      by billtoliver Online Now Aug 15, 2015 at 6:51 AM

      I believe I read somewhere that one of the churches was one in which a Pope (past I think) presided. If so which one would that be as my wife wants to visit that one for sure.

      3 Answers Aug 15, 2015 at 8:35 AM
    • Restaurants

      by billtoliver Online Now Aug 10, 2015 at 3:46 AM

      Where can we get breakfast and other meals in the 10 to 20 Euro range. Would likely places that have their menus on English.

      5 Answers Aug 24, 2015 at 4:54 PM
    • Would you visit Regensburg or Garmisch?

      by nstmmh2 Online Now Jul 25, 2014 at 9:53 AM

      If you had to choose one city, would you visit Regensburg or Garmisch?

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2014 at 1:08 AM
    • Is there anyone who is traveling to regensburg, germany? Or bavaria?

      by filipking Online Now Oct 30, 2013 at 6:20 AM

      I would like to go to Regensburg as soon as possible and I am trying to find someone who is already planing to travel to Regensburg or somewhere near, in Bavaria.

      You can contact me on

      and we can talk more, I can describe myself and more.

      Thank you

      3 Answers Oct 30, 2013 at 11:45 AM

      by MargaretRob3 Online Now Oct 5, 2013 at 10:26 PM

      What bus do we catch to get to Regensburg from Frankfurt or Amsterdam?

      8 Answers Oct 6, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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      Christmas markets within reach from Regensburg

      by Kathrin_E Online Now Oct 23, 2012 at 10:42 AM

      Planning this year's Advent trip, I'd like to ask you guys for a good recommendation for one more day trip from Regensburg.
      Ok so here is the plan:

      Base camp is Regensburg for probably 5, maybe 6 nights. Travel time is mid December, either around 2nd or 3rd Advent weekend.

      - 2 days for Regensburg itself and its 4 markets.

      - Day trip to Passau

      - Day trip to Landshut

      - Day trip to - ??? I would like a small city or a town (not Nürnberg please, have been more than once, and not Munich) with a nice Christmas market plus something to see in the town centre. Max. one hour by train from Regensburg. Preferably a place where I have not yet been - that points to directions Oberpfalz and Niederbayern and anything North and East/Southeast of Regensburg. Straubing? Weiden? Amberg?

      Any ideas and experiences?

      13 Answers Oct 29, 2012 at 5:58 PM
    • Holiday flat Regensburg?

      by bernd_senf Online Now Sep 28, 2012 at 1:03 PM


      we want to make holiday in a holiday flat in Regensburg.
      Can someone advise a good an cheap one?

      Does someone know this?


      1 Answer Sep 28, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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      train from Bad Bentheim to Regensburg

      by dyah.ES Online Now Oct 6, 2011 at 6:46 AM

      Anyone have any info about train from Bad Bentheim (German border with Holland) to Regensburg?
      I need to know if I can go by train and how long does it take
      my big thanks in advance

      2 Answers Oct 6, 2011 at 10:07 PM
    • 2 days in Regensburg and 1 day in Würzburg or vice versa?

      by ruben__ariel Online Now Jun 21, 2011 at 9:12 AM

      I'll be in Bavaria next September visiting Bamberg, Füssen, Würzburg, and Regensburg. I have 3 days to split between Regensburg and Würzburg. Which one do you think it's easier to visit in 1 day? Which one would require more time to walk around, visit museums, churches, palaces, cafes, etc?

      8 Answers Jun 23, 2011 at 6:29 PM
    • Regensburg to Kelheim

      by wompbomp Online Now Feb 5, 2011 at 11:29 AM

      We will visit Regensburg in May and would like to take the cruise to and from Kelheim to the Weltenburg monastery. What is the best way to get to Kelheim? Can we take a bus direct from Regensburg? Thank you.

      3 Answers Feb 5, 2011 at 12:08 PM
    • Travel book store in Regensburg

      by JerryKoch Online Now Nov 27, 2010 at 6:11 PM

      I am looking for the e-mail address of the travel related book store in Regensburg, Germany which sells the "Bikeline" cycle touring maps. Thanks, Jerry Koch

      1 Answer Nov 27, 2010 at 9:49 PM
    • Question about Rain in May

      by wompbomp Online Now Aug 28, 2010 at 11:18 AM

      We plan on visiting for a few days in late May. I have checked various weather websites, and know to expect rain. But what is typical, if there is such a thing? Is it likely to rain all day, or are there periods of rain and then clearing? Is the rain generally heavy, or relatively light? Frequent thunderstorms? Thanks for trying to answer what may be an impossible question!

      6 Answers Sep 8, 2010 at 11:40 AM
    • In need of a bus rental company

      by Texasjaeger Online Now Jun 19, 2009 at 7:54 AM

      I need to rent a bus to take 15-20 people from Regensburg to Dachau and back in September. Can anyone recommend an affordable bus company?

      3 Answers Jun 19, 2009 at 9:20 AM
    • Red Light District in Regensburg?

      by Kory24 Online Now Apr 8, 2008 at 7:18 AM

      Hi everyone!

      Is there a redlight district in Regensburg? I will be at Regensburg for 4 nights and actually I am looking for fun! (21 Apr. - 25. April) or something else for having "good" time? (any parties or clubs). I would be precieted for any help or idea. thx!

    • Gay Bar in Regensburg

      by fever2000 Online Now Apr 1, 2008 at 4:57 AM

      Can anybody tell me if there is a Gay bar in Regensburg (Street, postcode ...)
      Many thanks.

      1 Answer Apr 1, 2008 at 4:36 PM
    • Scotland v Italy....Nov 17th

      by ecossefcuk Online Now Nov 12, 2007 at 2:52 PM

      Is there any bars in Regensberg which will show the Scotland v Italy....Biggest Scotland game for years and dont want to miss it....

      1 Answer Nov 13, 2007 at 11:39 PM
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      Where to eat during Christmas Holidays

      by DLITTLE1969 Online Now Sep 10, 2007 at 7:33 PM

      I will be traveling to Regensburg 12/24 – 12/26. Will there be places to eat. My brother lives in Augsburg, he explained around holidays things tend to shut down. With that said do I need to take groceries? I have been two other times to Regensburg but only in the spring. Thanks for you help. Daniel Little

      3 Answers Sep 20, 2008 at 12:59 AM
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      church services

      by peterktan Online Now Aug 15, 2007 at 7:54 PM

      I'm going to be in Regensburg in early October, and I would like to attend a church service on Sunday morning - not just look at the architecture. Could folks give advice about which one I should go to? (I'm from an Anglican background in Singapore - I assume there won't be a service in English.)

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2007 at 11:56 PM
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      Hostels and cheap but good stays in Regensburg

      by Keafolk Online Now Aug 3, 2006 at 6:39 AM

      Where's the best place to stay in Regensburg on
      a limited budget ?? Thanks VT ers. You're
      a tremendous help to us in planning our once
      in a lifetime (hopefully not) trip to Europa!


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      Pope's visit in Sep06 - any known train interruptions?

      by Vikmik Online Now May 30, 2006 at 5:01 AM

      Hi everyone,

      I was planning to travel from Prague to Regensburg on 9Sep06 but only discovred that Pope Benedict is going to visit town at the same time. appreciate if locals can advise me of any tain/transport disruptions or shop closure and if I have any problems traveling to and from Regensburg at that time
      thanks a lot

      1 Answer Jun 5, 2006 at 9:50 AM
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      Where to buy a FAX machine in Regensburg

      by RobertMRedfield Online Now Apr 20, 2006 at 10:47 AM

      Where can I buy a FAX machine in Regensburg, Germany? I live in the US and want to buy it as gift for my friend who lives in Regensburg. She would go to the store to pick it up but I would pay for it.


      1 Answer Apr 20, 2006 at 11:18 AM
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      Boys choir in Regensburg Dom

      by PhillyJohn Online Now Feb 17, 2006 at 2:27 PM

      I have read (perhaps here on VT) that Regensburg's Dom has a boys choir that rivals Vienna. Does anyone know when they can be heard? I think I read that the 9am Mass on Sunday is when, but I would like to be sure & then plan our day in Regensburg around this. Thanks

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      Boys choir in Regensburg Dom

      by PhillyJohn Online Now Feb 17, 2006 at 2:27 PM

      I have read (perhaps here on VT) that Regensburg's Dom has a boys choir taht rivals Vienna. Does anyone know when they can be heard? I think I read that the 9am Mass on Sunday is when, but I would like to be sure & then plan our day in Regensburg around this. Thanks

      1 Answer Feb 17, 2006 at 3:12 PM
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      Where's the Goddess?

      by gypsycamp Online Now Jul 7, 2005 at 4:25 AM

      I'm traveling to Regensburg in about a week and am looking for statues and/or paintings of gods and goddesses.
      Any assistance is appreciated.

    • old part of the city

      by evila Online Now May 18, 2005 at 6:31 PM

      I am especially interested in cities that have a medieval inner city still in tact. To those of you who have visited Regensburg: Does it have an old part or is it mainly modern? I understand that Nurnberg and Bamberg have parts that were either untouched or have been beautifully rebuilt but would appreciate information on Regensburg

      6 Answers Nov 28, 2008 at 6:21 AM