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Weimar has a unique classical heritage and an air of elegance. Moreover this vibrant Thuringian town also knows its onions – and celebrates them with a big onion bash every October!
A little-known world of lakes and waterways lies pillowed in rolling agricultural land north of Berlin. A bit of adventure, a bit of history, and a lot of nature.
Much loved by locals and visitors alike, Leipzig is one of Germany’s best kept urban secrets
The backdrop to recent Hollywood blockbusters, the obscure east German town of Gorlitz is stepping back into the limelight, and deservedly so.
A new long-distance cycle route follows the former dividing line between east and west, and passes some uncomfortable souvenirs on its way.
Germans love their cafés and you should try them as well. We have some recommendations from Berlin and Leipzig.
How Berlin’s Ampelmann was first ostracised, then Ossi-fied. Now he’s the city’s very own (slightly tubby) superhero.
Beaching it, up north. Germany’s Baltic Coast is full of character, white beaches and opportunities to relax and unwind.
Cool, quirky and something for every budget – hotels in Berlin
‘Allotment’ is too trivial a word: Germany’s Schrebergärten are a social, cultural phenomenon. And for some, these suburban garden kingdoms are gnome sweet gnome