Find Vacation Rentals in Germany

Heidelberg, Germany

Germany was once the dividing line between Western and Eastern Europe, but now sits at the heart of the new Europe. November 2009 is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. When East Germany was reunified, five new regions in the north-east became part of Germany. We have added German vacation rentals to Slow Europe. We searched to find agencies with vacation rentals in Germany and good directory sites with rent-by-owner listings for … Continue reading Find Vacation Rentals in Germany

Visit the Bavarian Forest

Bayerisch Eisenstein and Arber Mountain

The Bavarian Forest in south east Germany and the Bohemian Forest across the border in the Czech Republic were once divided by the “Iron Curtain”. Now you can easily walk or drive across the border. The village of  Bayerisch Eisenstein sits on the German side of the border and is a great base to explore both forest areas. These forests are part of the largest area of wilderness between the Atlantic and the Urals. This is a … Continue reading Visit the Bavarian Forest

European Experiences!

Introducing European Experiences, small group tours in Europe. My good friend Kathy Wood and her husband Charley have expanded their European small group tours  to include the Alps in Austria and Germany. For the last several years they have been leading groups to the Luberon in southern France. They offer a one week tour, based in the village of Bonnieux. They know this area well, having lived there for six months in 2004 and then … Continue reading European Experiences!