Wismar: What To Do In A One Day Trip?

On my trip to North Germany, I decided to visit Wismar. To my surprise, it turned out to be one of those undiscovered gems. The city has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. There are so many things to explore in one day. Check out what all you can do on your one day visit to this city.

 

 

 

Morning

Start your day with a great breakfast. Visit a café at the town center. The smell of coffee will make your day. Choose the dish that you like. Cheese and meat lovers will have a time of their life since there are restaurants that serve delectable dishes. However, make sure that you leave some space for the incredible cakes.

After this visit the Schabbelhaus, the Renaissance building. It was known to house a brewery at a point of time. Here, I got to learn about the 800-year-old history of the city. When you have enriched yourself, visit the old town’s St. Nikolai Church. This came out of the Second World War completely undamaged; the high altar of the church was something I haven’t seen before.

Afternoon

Grab a fishy lunch at a restaurant. Have a smoked fish with horseradish dip and bread. Then set out on your adventure to explore the old town. Visit the market square. It is a popular gathering place for tourists and locals alike. Do not forget to visit the Classic Town Hall. End the trip with St. Marien site. This is a museum showcasing the medieval architecture.

Evening

You will find some good breweries serving great beer. If you are visiting in summer, some of the restaurants will entertain you with live music. I simply love this one day trip to this city.

Wolfville: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Wolfville is only an hour drive from Halifax. Surrounded by the Bay of Fundy and the Farms, it offers an abundance of nature. In summer, the city appears to be lively and vibrant. Here are some of the best things that you can do when you are in Wolfville.

  • Wine Touring

You will find the highest number of wineries in Wolfville. The best to enjoy the tour is to avail the Magic Winery Bus. This will take you through the different wineries of the city. I loved how each of the wineries was different from the other. With this tour, you will get an in-depth look into the wineries and the story it has to tell.

  • Visit the breweries, distilleries, and cideries

Wine is not your thing? Do not worry because there are many other tasting alternatives. Wolfville has been popular for growing apples. If you want you can go on a cider tasting tour. It is open 7 days a week. There is also the option to visit a brewery. Visit Paddy Brew Pub and do not miss out on the blueberry pale ale. In case you are up for some something stronger, drop in at Tangled Garden and drink the herb liqueurs and delicious fruit.

  • Grand Pre

One of the great attractions of the city is the Grand Pre. This national historical site truly awed me. It represents and tells the story of the Acadian community. The site also includes a memorial march and movie for you to check out. I also loved the garden that is on display.

  • Local events

Wolfville is always lively with the various live music and annual events taking place. One of the most stunning festivals that I heard about during my stay was Devor! Film Food Festival, it is celebrated to commemorate the influence of film and food.

Yarmouth: Escape To The Seaside

Yarmouth is a beautiful place to spend your weekend. There are so many attractions for the tourists. Tourists are going to have a great time. The natural beauty and the fresh seafood surely took my heart away. Take a look at a few things to do when you are in Yarmouth.

  • Rudder’s Restaurant

The city is famous for its fresh seafood. I loved the fish dishes that they served. If this isn’t enough, enjoy some freshly brewed beer. They have a large patio, especially for the summer. It overlooks a marina and offers a great view.

  • Adventures Lobster Bay Culinary

To boil a perfect lobster can be challenging. It requires knowledge and skill. To best place to learn this is the Argyler Cooking Lodge. Take a walk through the private garden that they have. Build fire and cook some delicious lobster in the garden. I tasted some of the best lobster here.

  • Sip Café

Want to relax and unwind? Visit this café and sip on a fresh cup of tea or the special coffee that they serve. I saw that the menu consists of different teas to select from. Each and every one of them has some specific benefits. Apart from tea, they also serve some soups and wraps.

  • Heritage walking tour

If you want to walk through the city and want to explore its beauties at your own pace, the vast history of the city will interest history buffs. There is a large port and building with a different design. I came to learn that these are mainly there because of the different nationalities of the sailors.

  • Cape Forchu Lighthouse

Do not miss out on the apple core like a lighthouse. The fishing villages close to the lighthouse is still known to use the lighthouse. Learn about the history at the information center.