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An intoxicating mix of architecture, history, scenery and student kisses. Rhine cruise passengers and international students create a very international ambience.
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.
Mannheim might not be a beauty but it has plenty to offer. Go shopping in squares and be surprised by cool cafés and bars.
Every five years (next one in 2017) the world’s largest modern art exhibition works its magic on a mostly drab city
The Ruhr was once Germany’s sweaty armpit, but today the region is a shining example of how industrial areas can be reborn with a shed-load of taxpayers’ money.
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.
Since its official inauguration in 1935, the German Wine Route in the Palatinate has become a favourite destination, and not just for wine lovers.
Great river scenery with lots of culture and picturesque towns on the way. Germany’s western regions are perfect cycle land.
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.
Speyer’s culinary city tours give visitors a special flavour of the old imperial city on the Rhine.