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Germany Holidays: The Rhine at its best

The Rhine gorge, from Rudesheim to Koblenz, is an outstanding slice of scenery and history, not to mention viniculture and gastronomy. Best seen from a bike, boat or walking trail.

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Football in Germany

Germany Holidays: Join the Bundesliga’s fans

Germany’s football temples are state-of-the-art and tickets for a Bundesliga match are easier to get than you might think. Try it and see for yourself.

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The Urftsee in the Eifel National Park

Germany Holidays: The Eifel region

You may associate the name with a famous tower, but in Germany the Eifel – to the southwest of Cologne – is a rambling region of dormant volcanic land, pastoral and low-key.

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Cycling in the Saarland

Germany Holidays: Cycling along the Rhine, the Moselle and more

Great river scenery with lots of culture and picturesque towns on the way. Germany’s western regions are perfect cycle land.

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Applewine and Frankfurters in Frankfurt's Sachsenhausen

Germany Holidays: Applewine in Frankfurt’s Sachsenhausen district

Frankfurt is a sophisticated expense-account city, but its most down to earth evening entertainment is in basic applewine (cider) taverns in the working class district of Sachsenhausen.

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Bobsleigh in Winterberg, Sauerland

Germany Holidays: Skiing in Sauerland

The self-styled ‘largest snow paradise north of the Alps’ is strangely unknown. And yet there are over 100 pistes spread over this rolling landscape east of Cologne.

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