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Preparing your trip to Kaiserslautern: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Don’t forget about general safety. Never leave personal belongings unattended. When heading to a guided tour, excursion, or a public place, it is better not to take valuables and large sums of money. If something is lost, the chance of getting your items back is not big.
2. Kaiserslautern is perfectly suitable for navigation by bicycle and other means of transport. Public transport works in strict accordance with the schedule, and taxi services will please vacationers. However, it may not be easy to drive a car in the center of the city. As old streets are narrow, there are almost no large parking lots in the center of Kaiserslautern. Traffic jams near universities and office buildings have become common on workdays. It is particularly problematic to drive a car on holidays.
3. It is a good idea to rent a car and explore the countryside. However, tourists need to be careful because it is easy to get lost. Because of that, it is always a good idea to plan the route carefully beforehand and always have a map at hand.
4. The local climate is mild and generally pleasant, but it is still better not to forget about sunscreen and a hat in summer and warm clothes in winter.
5. Excursions to the city’s neighborhoods and countryside are incredibly popular in the region, including a tour to Hohenecken Castle. These areas may have old and semi-destroyed cobblestone roads, so it is essential to have comfortable shoes if you plan to explore ruins and other interesting historic landmarks in Kaiserslautern. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. It is better to be vaccinated against major diseases if you plan to explore the countryside and, for example, swim in the river or walk in the forest. It doesn’t matter how clean the environment is, no one is protected against infections and viruses.
7. Forests near the city are rich in wild animals, and local waters are full of fish. However, everyone needs a permit to be able to hunt or fish. Also, do not forget about the danger of rabies and parasites.
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8. As Kaiserslautern is a tourist city, it is enough to know English to get around. However, some basic phrases in German will always be useful. Some excursions in local museums can be in German. That said, it is almost always possible to find an English speaking guide.
9. In the evening and at night, Kaiserslautern mostly goes to sleep. However, there are restaurants, pubs, and bars that work round the clock. For time to time, there are various “Night in a museum” events and festivals.
10. There are several NATO bases at the outskirts of the city. Civil people are not allowed to enter them. Try not to enter such territories by mistake.
11. Clothes style can be different; the most important is to follow the basic dress code rules. For example, it is better to refrain from revealing clothes when visiting a church.
12. There are many restaurants in Kaiserslautern that offer different cuisines of the world. You can always find your favorite delicatessen or try something new and unusual. It is still recommended to focus on restaurants that specialize in authentic cuisine of the region.
13. Don’t forget to try locally produced wine that is famous for its rich taste. Tourists also like purchasing souvenirs with the main symbol of the city – pike.
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What to visit being in Kaiserslautern - unique sights

Maginot Line

From the series “Famous Abandoned Military Bases and Forts”
The underground Fort Schonenbourg, the only fort of the complex where the museum was opened, is one of the most interesting and most visited objects of the complex. Visitors can walk through the entire territory of the fort, look at the furnishings and the museum pieces presented in the blocks. The complex contained 39 defense installations, more than 70 bunkers and some 500 infantry and artillery blocks. On its territory there were 500 casemates, as well as numerous secret observatories. It will take several days to get acquainted with all the sights of this military base. … Read further

Burg Rheinstein

From the series “Gothic Architecture – Magnificent Monuments”
The castle owes much of its current impeccable appearance and status as an important cultural center to the opera singer Hermann Hecher. The old castle was reconstructed and turned into a real cultural treasure under his leadership in 1975. Its visitors can see a lot of valuable historical and artistic exhibits today. This managed to completely recreate the setting of the old kitchen in the castle in 2006. A collection of old kitchen utensils is kept in it today. Not only daytime but also very exciting night excursions are held for tourists in the castle of Reinstein. A wonderful cafe opened on the territory of the castle not so long ago. … Read further

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Travelling to Kaiserslautern - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Kaiserslautern. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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