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Churches in Germany
number of churches and monasteries in Europe is enormous. Also in
Germany. That's what you realise, when you are travelling just through
an area of around Fulda and the 'Rhön' to 'Mainfranken' around
Würzburg. In a large diversity of Romanic, Gothic, Barock, Rococo,
neo-romanic, neo-gothic style. Travelling through this area during a
midweek in October, it is impossible to see all the churches and
monasteries. You can find a lot of help in the so called 'HB-Bildatlasses'
and the 'HB-Kunstführer', describing the sightseeing things and art,
like churches, monasteries and castles etc. Yes, they are in German, but
also, yes, with beautiful photographs!!
Churches in Germany
Well, I made a separate page about 'churches in Germany', just because
the other main page 'churches and monasteries' would be to full with
albums. But I fear that after some years this new page also will be
filled with albums. We'll see.
September 2013 - three days in the northwestern region 'Ostfriesland'
where we visited fine, mostly small churches in romanesque end gothic
style. With altars, organs etc.
October 2013 again into the Northern region of Germany, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern eith the island Rügen. Again these brick gothic churches, mostly small but yet interesting. And the big gothic brick churches of Strralsund.
June-July 2014; a trip to the south, the region Swabian Alb and the 'Bodensee', not far from Switzerland. Many famous churches like the Basilica 'Holy Blood' in Weingarten. Or the 'most famous villige church of the world' in Steinhausen. And many more of these 'gems' of the world of churches, THE cultural Heritage of Europe!!! In 31 albums to admire!!
October 2014 - a week's trip through the Black Forest in Southwest Germany. Not only famous churches, but also impressive ruins as well.
April-May 2015- ten days in the beautiful region in Germany, called 'Frankenland'. With the Natural park 'Fränkische Schweiz'. E region full of art, castles, old cities as well as beautiful nature!! Cities like Bamberg; Kronach, Coburg and so many small villages with also remarkable churches etc. Gothic, Baroque, neogothic (not always my taste); I could spend weeks to be here and photographe so much more. In total 37 new albums, many with a new 'skin'' of the fine Jalbum software program. With acces to google maps if you want to see where it is.
June-July 2015 - a trip to the Lüneburger Heide; an area south of Hamburg with a unique landscape of heatherfields. But also nice old cities and dito churches. With 11 albums to enjoy. Prepare your cultural trip.
August-September 2015 - we made a trip through the region of Bremen-Bremerhaven-Hamburg between the rivers Weser and Elbe in Northern Germany. With villages and cities with fine churches, most in the famous brickstone gothic style. With nice baroque altars, pulpits etc. Hude near Oldenburg, Bremen, Wremen, Rodenkirchen, Berne, Dorum, Otterndorf, Neuenfelde, Stade and many more. We enhoyed this region very much and you can enjoy as well in these 17 albums of churches.
October 2015 - our trip through southern Black Forest in Germany. Some very interesting churches like the Minster of St. Blasien with the highest dome of northern Europe. The minster of Freiburg, completed in the Middle Ages, also the tower. And the Minster of Bad Säckingen, near the Rhine and the border to Switzerland. Together 15 albums of churches.
Summer 2016 many very interesting, mostly baroque churches in Southern
Germany and German Alps. With 31 albums to enjoy. The beauty of these
famous baroque churches, only seen in southern Germany and Austria.
Fall 2016 we made s short trip to Kalkar, Xanten and Cologne to see some of the best Romanesque and gothic churches not far from the Netherlands. What an abundance of great churches here are. In spite of the bombings of the Second World War, there is so much to see.
October 2016 we made a trip to the region 'Algäu' in southern Germany. Always interesting because of the many baroque churches, like the Benedictine basilica in Ottobeuren and Kempten, the conventual church of Irsee with the 'ship pulpit'. And many more. Meanwhile about 200 churches in Germany.
June-July 2017 a short trip to the region 'Hessisches Bergland' and 'Sauerland'. Some fine and famous churches like the 'Elisabeth-church' in Marburg. Gothic and romanesque beauties!! In 16 albums.
October 2019 we visited an area in Germany, Hessen
and the 'Rheingau' west of Wiesbaden. Also in these regions wonderful
churches and cathedrals, like the Minster in Mainz. And not expected the
very interesting parish church St. Valentin in Kiedrich, west of
Wiesbaden in the Rheingau.
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