By Elizabeth Dacey Swedes hold hard to traditions and the calendar is dotted with beloved, quintessentially Swedish events such as Valborgsmässoafton (Walpurgis Night) and Luciadagen (Lucia Day); both great opportunities for visitors to dabble in Swedishness.The calendar isn't all age-old tradition, though; there are plenty of events with a more contemporary flavour – for example the Pride celebrations and Re: Orientfestivalen – and the festival scene in Stockholm continues to diversify each year.Services range from Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage to Facials, Manicures and Pedicures. Located on the second floor, our indoor pool and hot tub are open from am to pm daily. Take a swim in our lap pool or relax in our 6 person hot tub. In the early thirteenth century, the fortification passed from the Hohenstaufen family to the dukes of Lorraine, who entrusted it to the local Rathsamhausen knightly family and the Lords of Hohenstein, who held the castle until the fifteenth century.As the Hohensteins allowed some robber barons to use the castle as a hideout, and their behaviour began to exasperate the neighbouring rulers, in 1454 it was occupied by Elector Palatine Frederick I and in 1462 was set ablaze by the unified forces of the cities of Colmar, Strasbourg, and Basel.
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Then you can always enjoy a good cigar and some excellent cognac beside the fire in the library.
Together with our chef you can also learn how to make duck pâté to take home with you, or pop over to our neighbours to buy some Calvados.
It is situated in a strategic location on a rocky spur overlooking the Upper Rhine Plain; as a result it was used by successive powers from the Middle Ages until the Thirty Years' War when it was abandoned.
From 1900 to 1908 it was rebuilt at the behest of the German emperor Wilhelm II.