Holders Brazil have booked a
converted castle as a base for their World Cup second round match.
Brazil, who will play their second-round tie in Dortmund if they finish top of
Group F, will stay at the Schlosshotel Lerbach located in Bergisch Gladbach
between Cologne and Leverkusen, said the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF)
"It is in the middle of an immense park with its own lake," said the CBF on
their Web site.
Brazil have already announced that they will stay on the outskirts of Frankfurt
for the first round and before that will spend two weeks at a lakeside hotel in
The CBF added that they had set up an alternative near Kaiserslautern, where
they would play if they finished second in a group which also includes Croatia,
Japan and Australia.
Brazil's second round match will be against a team from Group E which includes
Italy, Czech Republic, Ghana and United States.