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Forthcoming events
Local events
Date:
Saturday, September 02, 2017  - Saturday, September 02, 2017
Event:

Monthly Coffee Morning in Angelica's restaurant in Camp Hopsons.  Come along for a chat with fellow Twin Towners.

Don't forget to bring your Twin Town Card to get a 10% discount on food and drink purchases.


Time:
10:00  - 12:00
Venue:
Newbury

International events

Date:
Wednesday, September 06, 2017  - Sunday, September 10, 2017
Event:

Visit to Kiskunfelegyhaza to celebrate 25 years of twinning between Braunfels and Kiskun

 

Details to be confirmed


Time:

Venue:
Kiskunfelegyhaza

Braunfels

Braunfels, Newbury's oldest twin, is in one of the prettiest parts of Germany, Hessen, not far from Frankfurt.

You either fly to Frankfurt's main airport, or take Ryanair's service to Frankfurt Haan, or drive there via Belgium.

The focal point of the town is the market place, with its half-timbered houses, while the Lower Gate, dating from 1350, is the oldest building in the market place.

The town has grown around the castle, which dates back to the 13th century, and helps give the place a slightly `fairytale look'. Braunfels also provides an ideal base to explore the Taunus region, a range of hills between the valleys of the Rhine, Main and Lahn.

The area also abounds with spas, such as Bad Homburg vor der Hohe, which dates back to Roman times.



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Links to other local web sites of interest

Braunfels Association website (in German)   
Braunfels Town Website   
Braunfels Wikipedia entry   

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