Stay at the Latvian House Bērzaine and explore Germany, France and Switzerland in one day trips!
In GERMANY: Freiburg im Breisgau with its unique historical old town is one of the most beautiful German cities. Europapark Rust is the largest seasonal theme park in the world. With more than one hundred attractions and fantastic shows it delivers an adventure of a lifetime for the whole family. The resort town Baden Baden is known worldwide for its hot springs. Even the ancient Romans were fond of the 23 springs at 68 °C coming from the depth of two kilometres. The shopping paradise Metzingen is famous for its especially advantageous factory store sales in 70 shops. Their overall area exceeds 60 000 m2. Bad Krozingen is a famous resort city with thermal baths characteristic to the region, and it is the final residence and resting place of Latvian writer Zenta Mauriņa. Feldberg is not only the highest mountain of the Baden-Württemberg state, but is also considered the cradle of skiing in Germany.
In FRANCE: Alsace Wine Route is famous worldwide. Innumerable possibilities to taste and purchase Hugel and other famous French wines as well as a multitude of restaurants boasting at least one Michelin star await you there. Colmar is the capital of the Alsace Wine Route with a beautiful medieval old town. The medieval town Riquewihr is famous for the high quality Riesling wines. It is one of the few cities undamaged during the World War 2, therefore it still has the romantic 16th century look. Haut-Koenigsburg, a castle built in 12th century, is among the most popular tourist attractions in France with more than 500 000 visitors annually. La Volerie des Aigles or the Eagle Park is a unique opportunity to closely observe eagles, hawks and other birds of prey such as the Bald eagle, which decorates the Great Seal of the U.S. and can reach the wing span of up to 2.5 metres. In SWITZERLAND: Schaffhausen – nearby is the famous Rhine waterfall, an unforgettable experience for every visitor. Basel is the heart of Swiss culture. It proves itself as an artistic city with its style and simple elegance. Zürich – a city with a beautiful old town, many museums and churches to see.According to the Latvian poet Aspazija, Zürich was the only foreign city she enjoyed.