Gastronomy

Heidelberg old bridge

Germany Holidays: happy Heidelberg

An intoxicating mix of architecture, history, scenery and student kisses. Rhine cruise passengers and international students create a very international ambience.

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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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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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Food in Germany: coffee and cake

Germany Holidays: Time for coffee and cake

Germans love their cafés and you should try them as well. Have a piece of cake with your coffee. The choice will be large.

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Wine in Germany: Neustadt

Germany Holidays: Classy wines, stunning scenery

German wines can hold their heads up with the best, as every wine connoisseur knows. Just don’t mention Blue Nun.

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Wine in Germany: German Wine Route in the Palatinate

Germany Holidays: Make the most of the German Wine Route

Since its official inauguration in 1935, the German Wine Route in the Palatinate has become a favourite destination, and not just for wine lovers.

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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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City breaks in Germany: Speyer

Germany Holidays: Eat your way through Speyer

Speyer’s culinary city tours give visitors a special flavour of the old imperial city on the Rhine.

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