Idstein the Cutest Day Trip from Frankfurt

Germany, Idstein Guide (B): Idstein the Cutest Day Trip from Frankfurt

Just a thirty minute drive away from Frankfurt, the financial capital of Germany, where the hustle and bustle of live can sometimes be overwhelming, you can escape to a fairy-tale town deep in the heart of the Taunus Valleylined with colorful half-timbered houses, winding cobbled-stoned streets and leaning buildings. As per usual, I was a’scrollin’ through Pinterest, when I stumbled upon this beauty and knew I had to visit!

As it has a perfectly preserved Altstadt (city center), the town is listed along the Deutsches Fackwerkstrasse(German Timber-framed Road), and with roughly 15,000 inhabitants, the town is still very peaceful and quaint, give or take a few roaming cats. Throughout the town, you’ll find little plaques on the buildings giving you some history of the town’s past, but only in German.

It recently dawned on me HOW much I love half-timbered towns and WHY. You might have already learned from my previous post, that it was a Christmas childhood decoration that got me hooked. But even more, it’s my imagination that runs wild with stories of the history, the people and the buildings, which help to bring alive these sleepy little towns. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Idstein the Cutest Day Trip from Frankfurt
Guide Location: Germany » Idstein
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: König-Adolf-Platz   Cafe zum Löwen   Das Schiefe Haus   Idstein Palace   Witches’ Tower   Kaffeegasse   Obergasse   Höerhof   Union Church   Weiherwiese   Kreuzgasse  
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on author's website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/idstein-the-cutest-day-trip-from-frankfurt/