The ancient city of Trier is one of the top tourist destinations in Germany. Full of Roman ruins, rich museum collections, resplendent churches, and an atmospheric cityscape. Let's dig into the city's past and see if you should visit Trier.
Mainz is an often overlooked destination due to the destruction the city faced in WWII, but that should not be a reason to skip Mainz, as there is enough left to make it worth your time.
The city of Mannheim was once the illustrious capital of the Upper-Rhine, though virtually nothing survives. Nevertheless, since you might find yourself here by accident let me give you a quick tour of what's left.
Heidelberg's offers a small but highly concentrated dose of old-town architecture and old-world charm in Southern Germany. Its worth a visit, even with its reputation for tourists.
You will either spend two hours or two days here, depending on how interested you are in the history of the city and its cultural life. Let's take a look at what there is to do in the Imperial City of Aachen.