Lying in the shadows of the Pyrenees, the mountain range that separates Spain from France, La Rioja is split in two regions that have one thing in common. Together, they constitute Spain’s most prolific wine-producing region.
Trier, Germany, sits comfortably in the midst of Western Europe, minutes from Luxembourg and close to France, all European Union members. Sharing the euro, the town’s 105,000 residents share a regional sensibility with their neighbors
There are bigger art museums for sure, and there are perhaps better ones. The Städel in Frankfurt, Germany, however offers a wonderful slice of 700 years of art history — from 1300 to the present — in one visit.