Gastronomy

Salzstadel Regensburg and the Steinerne Brucke

Germany Holidays: imperial, liveable Regensburg

Holy home of historic Diets, traditional sausages, ancient bridges and modern Popes and Princesses

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Germany Holidays: Going for a Zoigl

So what’s a Zoigl, when it’s at home? Actually, ‘home’ is the key word here, because Zoigl is a particularly delicious home-made beer, and only made and served in private households in five Bavarian towns in the Oberpfalz region. Read on to find out where, why and how.

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Germany Holidays: Mannheim – where Rhine and Neckar meet

Mannheim might not be a beauty but it has plenty to offer. Go shopping in squares and be surprised by cool cafés and bars.

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City breaks in Germany: Stuttgart

Germany Holidays: Proudly Swabian Stuttgart

For a city break in the south off the beaten track, try Stuttgart and its triumvirate of culture, cars and wine.

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Bamberg beers

Germany Holidays: Breweries of Bavaria

Beer is an intrinsic part of the Bavarian culture, and Bavarian breweries are part of the landscape, as places to drink, eat, stay and even pray.

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Black forest misty view

Germany Holidays: The Black Forest

The name may not make it sound very appealing, but the Black Forest is Germany’s biggest single tourism destination for holidaymaking Brits.

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Food in Germany: coffee and cake

Germany Holidays: It’s time for coffee and cake

Germans love their cafés and you should try them as well. Have a piece cake with a cup of coffee. The choice is yours.

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Weisswurst and pretzel

Germany Holidays: White Sausage Equator

What colour do Germans like their sausages? It depends which side of the White Sausage Equator they come from, in a typical north/south divide.

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