Covering Germany's sustainable travel, shopping and documenta this month...
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Church St. Marien on Lake Constance © Mainau GmbH
Spring has arrived and what better time is there to introduce you to our Sustainable Travel offerings than now? You'll find more information below. For those of you in the mood to shop in Europe - our tips will guide you to your perfect purchase (or purchases)! See you in Destination Germany.
Canoe ride at Spreewald© Mike Corey
Sustainable Travel
Germany is participating in the "2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”. We’ve launched a new website all about our sustainable travel offerings. Ride our eco-friendly rail and bus systems, stay in “green” hotels, take part in “slow travel” and more.
» To the website… 
Wartburg castle © Christopf Herdt
Uncover the History of Luther
Eight Luther Routes cross Germany, opening up a wealth of new perspectives on the reformer's life and work. Barrier-free options, great hotels and convenient transport links all of the destinations, making your visit to #LutherCountry this year an experience to remember.
» Discover Luther Routes…
Fridericianum Kassel © Mathias Völzke
Documenta Returns to Kassel
Kassel will host documenta 14, the world-renowned contemporary art and culture exhibition, from June 10 – September 17. Titled, “Learning from Athens,” documenta takes on a new shape in 2017, as the exhibition will be, for the first time ever, co-hosted between Kassel and another city, Athens.
» For more Information...
Chilehaus Hamburg © Andreas Vallbracht
Image of the Month
At the heart of Hamburg’s port is the Kontorhaus District, highlighted by the exceptional brick building, Chilehaus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was the first administrative building in Europe and built out of 4.8 million hand-layered bricks! Share your own images of Germany with #germanytourism. 
Bamberg Rauchbier © Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten
Must-Try Dishes of our Alps
Visiting the captivating mountains and breathtaking natural landscape of the Alps is unique in itself. But, be sure to dig-in to local fare and experience an array of culinary delights, too. Here are our tips, for must-try dishes in the Alps!
» Go to 9 must-try dishes…
Shopping © Wolfsburg Designeroutlet
Fantastic Shopping Awaits
You’re bound to want to shop when you land in Germany. From Berlin’s KaDeWe to Düsseldorf’s Königsallee or Wertheim Village near Frankfurt, whether designer fashion or locally-made goods, the offers abound. Redeem tax receipts at Global Blue kiosks at departing airport.
» Shopping tips...
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