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Stuttgart and its bordering districts go hand in hand with tradition, technology and innovation. The former seat of the kings of Baden-Württemberg shows baroque palaces and buildings in many ways, but as well modern and innovative architecture. Once grown together from 179 towns and communities, Stuttgart is located in an idyllic scenery, surrounded by mountains […]

Saxon Switzerland

The National Park of Saxon Switzerland between Pirna and the Czech border is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe with many possibilities for climbing, hiking or cycling. With its chalky sandstone cliffs, deeply carved valleys, Table Mountains and gorges, this fascinating landscape is the only one of its kind offering spectacular rock formations […]

Ruhr region

The Ruhr region is one of the five largest conurbations in Europe and is home to approximately 5.2 million people. Over decades, the region has transformed itself from a coal and steel industrial site to a service and culture-oriented metropolis. In the heart of Europe lies the Ruhr region, which is transforming itself successfully to […]


“Pure joy of life” and “German Riviera” – this is the best way to describe this part of the country which is one of the most important regions for wine-growing in Germany. “Pure joy of life” and “German Riviera” – this is the best way to describe this part of the country which is one […]


Nuremberg was one of the economic and political centers of the middle Ages. The impressive history of the former Free Imperial City can be seen in every corner of the city, dominated by the famous Imperial Castle above the city. A stroll through Nuremberg’s old town is a great way to combine shopping and sightseeing. […]


Munich – the capital city of Bavaria – is located close to the BavarianAlps on the banks of the River Isar. The former capital of the Bavarian Kingdom is full of sights and monuments that show its proud history. Munich is a city of contrasts – the atmosphere of a large city is combined with […]


Located in the west of Germany, the region of the river Moselle is one of the loveliest and romantic one can find in Germany. Already the Romans knew about the favorable climate of the region and began to cultivate wine. The beautiful landscape along the winding river Moselle, followed by wine yards on the hills […]


In 1497, Leipzig received the imperial trade fair privilege, on which the city’s long trade fair tradition is based to this day, as evidenced by its new and modern exhibition centerand its international reputation. Hardly any other city has such a richmusicalheritageas Leipzig. Names like Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy are inseparable linked […]

Lake Constance

Lake Constance, in German called Bodensee, is situated in Germany, Austria and Switzerland near the Alps, formed by a glacier in the last ice age. The river Rhine is flowing into it from the south, following the Austro-Swiss frontier passing the Rhine falls at Schaffhausen. The lake is Europe’s third largest freshwater lake, covering approx. […]


Hanover is an important center in northern Germany and mainly known as a trade fair city such as the Hannover Messe. In 2000, Hanover hosted the Expo 2000 world exhibition, for which the exhibition grounds were extensively expanded, making it the largest in the world today. The historic old town with its picturesque half-timbered houses […]


With a population of nearly 1.85 million people, the “Free and Hanseatic City” of Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and the economic and cultural center of Northern Germany. The port of Hamburg, located on the Elbe river, is one of the largest and most modern ports in Europe and important for both, […]


Frankfurt is situated on the Mainriver and is one of the most important financial centers in continental Europe and home of the European Central Bank. A modern and traditional mix form the city, especially skyscrapers hosting international banks, leading to the name “Mainhatten”. Vor allem Wolkenkratzer, die internationale Banken beherbergen, geben der Stadt den Namen […]


Düssseldorf is a multi-layered, gallant and cosmopolitan city, well placed at the river Rhine and west of the of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region. It´s a city of great art, attractive shopping opportunities and culinary delights. The approximately one kilometer long Königsallee(Kö) is the longest shopping street in Düsseldorf and the Mecca for fashion lovers. The […]


Dresden is also known as Florence on the Elbe because of its many historical buildings dating back to times of the kings of Saxony. The city is dominated by the river Elbeand its green meadows along the bank, as well as the Frauenkirche, which has been completely restored in recent years. Many buildings, museums and […]


Due to its perfect location at the river Rhine, Cologne already was an important city during the Roman Empire and later became one of the largest and most powerful cities of the medieval age in northern Europe. Today, the famous Cologne Dome is the major landmark in the city and still shows the importance the […]


The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen played an important role in the Hanseatic League in the middle Ages. Nowadays the buildings in the romantic old town are reminiscent of the history of the Hanseatic city. The most important building is the town hall with its renaissance facade which reflects the historical importance and the wealth […]