Western Germany

Wuppertal Schwebebahn Ohligsmühle station

Germany Holidays: Wuppertal’s Schwebebahn

Wuppertal, a green, albeit industrial city to the east of Dusseldorf is home to the world’s most long-lived urban monorail, the Schwebebahn.

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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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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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Stadtmusikanten of Bremen

Germany Holidays: The Brothers Grimm

In the land of once upon a time, the two Grimm brothers are kings of the castle. But where did all their stories come from?

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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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Hotels in Germany: Art Nouveau Hotel Bellevue in Traben-Trarbach

Germany Holidays: art nouveau on the Moselle

The small town of Traben-Trarbach on the Moselle is home to an art nouveau jewel, the Hotel Bellevue.

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Hotels in Germany: Heidelberg Suites in Heidelberg

Germany Holidays: Try Heidelberg for romance and an ultra-chic boutique hotel

Heidelberg is an extremely pretty German destination and the Heidelberg Suites are the perfect boutique hotel for a romantic city break.

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Flag of Turkish Community of Germany

Germany Holidays: Turks and guest workers

The Turks are an essential ingredient in German society, and contribute to the tourism experience, but the majority are still not German citizens.

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Hotels in Germany: Budget hotel Motel One

Germany Holidays: Stylish budget hotels – the Motel One combination

Lots of style for little outlay. The Motel One budget hotel group offers value for money and contemporary design all over the country

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