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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
Beaching it, up north. Germany’s Baltic Coast is full of character, white beaches and opportunities to relax and unwind.
A carefully preserved fleet of paddlesteamers work the Elbe from Dresden, on routes that provide the basis for several scenic day trips.
The elevated S-Bahn train route across central Berlin still has a frisson of history about it, a shadow of east/west hostility, of ghost stations and of spies coming in from the cold.
Nakedness and Germany go together like…Curry and Wurst. But the FKK – Freikörperkultur – is beginning to lose its hold on a nation that is relaxed about public nudity.
The former training ground of East German skiers is now home to some of the best-value skiing in Europe, and the biathletes keep on coming, too.
What do Australia, Texas and a unique, watery region of eastern Germany, just south of Berlin, have in common? Populations of Sorbs.
The Molli is a delightful steam train created by the east German aristocracy to take them from Bad Doberan to their favourite Baltic resorts.