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Old 01-18-2015, 10:02 AM
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for those that have visited the ring with your wife/significant other, is there anything on the way there or around there to make a convincing argument to the wife to go? (extraordinary scenery, famous spa, extraordinary food? or anything? lol)
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On the way to the ring but from where? Munich?
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The Mosul Valley Wine Region.

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for those that have visited the ring with your wife/significant other, is there anything on the way there or around there to make a convincing argument to the wife to go? (extraordinary scenery, famous spa, extraordinary food? or anything? lol)
Yes. I'm going to assume that you will be driving from Munich or at least nearby. The Rhine and Mosel River valleys are beautiful. and along the route. Lots of attractive scenery, many castles, cute towns and vineyards. My wife loved the area. You can either drive along the banks of the rivers or take day cruises. The 'Ring is not far beyond these valleys.
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for those that have visited the ring with your wife/significant other, is there anything on the way there or around there to make a convincing argument to the wife to go? (extraordinary scenery, famous spa, extraordinary food? or anything? lol)
Well there is everything you asked for and more- how many days are you talking about?

There are some wonderful spas in Baden-Baden and Badenweiler, which are an easy 1 day drive to the ring, and day drive from Munich. Baden-Baden has the casino if your into that. Badenweiler is more historical area - old Roman bath ruins. If you've never experienced european/German spas before - they are easily a full day visit. Some areas of the spas are au natural and no big deal to the natives. As others have noted the towns and river drive along the Mosel are quite enjoyable. Cochem is one of our favorites. From Cochem it's an easy couple hour drive through some nice scenic Eifel region backroads, hills, and towns. Luxemborg City, Monschau, and Trier are also interesting. Obviously you have to time all this to when the Ring is open.

Munich to one of the Baden's for 2 nights
Baden to Cochem for 2 nights
Drive to and drive the Ring
Ring to Rothenbur OB Tauber for 2 nights
Roten OB T to Munich easy 1/2 day
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Come on man, grow a pair. You aren't doing an ED to have it sit outside coffee shops.
hahaha... a happy wife ...makes a for a happy life... =)
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thanks all.. good stuff to get me going... I am actually not sure where I will be driving from.. I am planning on a 2 week trip.. so brainstorming some ideas.. this will be my second ED... last ED, I went to Munich->neuschwanstein->Stevio Pass->venice->Pisa->Florence->Nice .... this time I wanted to include Switzerland in the trip.. so was thinking about driving down from Munich (maybe back to Florence->Nice) then drive back up thru Switzerland and up to the ring and drop off in Frankfurt ... or do the reverse, go up to the ring and down... still in the very rough draft planning ... but wanted some ideas of things to do around the ring besides just driving to make it enjoyable for the wife too.. =)
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Well there is everything you asked for and more- how many days are you talking about?

There are some wonderful spas in Baden-Baden and Badenweiler, which are an easy 1 day drive to the ring, and day drive from Munich. Baden-Baden has the casino if your into that. Badenweiler is more historical area - old Roman bath ruins. If you've never experienced european/German spas before - they are easily a full day visit. Some areas of the spas are au natural and no big deal to the natives. As others have noted the towns and river drive along the Mosel are quite enjoyable. Cochem is one of our favorites. From Cochem it's an easy couple hour drive through some nice scenic Eifel region backroads, hills, and towns. Luxemborg City, Monschau, and Trier are also interesting. Obviously you have to time all this to when the Ring is open.

Munich to one of the Baden's for 2 nights
Baden to Cochem for 2 nights
Drive to and drive the Ring
Ring to Rothenbur OB Tauber for 2 nights
Roten OB T to Munich easy 1/2 day
Thanks man... this is perfect to get me started in my research
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