"A VT outing to a beautiful city" Speyer by toonsarah

Speyer Travel Guide: 331 reviews and 1,114 photos

Rooftops of Speyer

On the Friday of the 2008 Karlsruhe Euromeet, Ingrid (Trekki) organised a visit to nearby Speyer.

We had a great day out, and I really loved the city, though we only had a few hours there and weren’t able to see as much as I’d have liked.

My little page therefore won’t be able to do Speyer justice – for that you should visit Ingrid’s own page – but I couldn’t let the visit pass without capturing a little of what I saw and liked about this historic and peaceful town.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lots of history, but plenty of present-day charm too
  • Cons:Not enough time to do it justice (our fault, not Speyer's!)
  • Last visit to Speyer: May 2008
  • Intro Updated Dec 23, 2011
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  • adema29's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2011 at 9:43 AM

    Nice photos and tips! Lovely town, nice weather and pleasant atmosphere:)

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2010 at 6:36 AM

    Looks like a great time was had by all. Hoping to get over to Ingrid's corner of Germany someday soon and this taster has me very in the mood to go soon.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2010 at 11:56 PM

    What fun...to enjoy such an historic place with other VT members. Beautiful churches. As usual, your tips are reflective of the care you take with research and dedication to travel. Your insights are keen.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2010 at 3:12 AM

    Hello, Sarah! I enjoy visiting Germany too.....

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2010 at 1:05 AM

    What a beautiful Cathedral! Love the George & the Dragon statue, although to me, it doesn't look a lot like a Dragon! Nice page!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2010 at 8:08 AM

    Speyer is so lovely with so many beautiful things to see. Thanks for the detail and lovely photographs. I enjoyed the tour!

  • Basaic's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2009 at 11:59 AM

    Nice Speyer Page!

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Nov 16, 2008 at 7:57 AM

    i remember that wedding car - classy !

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2008 at 1:52 AM

    that was indeed a very nice day we had there in speyer :O)

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2008 at 2:40 PM

    Lovely look at Speyer :) reliving memories of a great guide!

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