Coloured Glassworks in Lauscha
Die Farbglashüte (Coloured Glassworks) Lauscha in the Thuringian Slate Mountains can look back at a long tradition of glass manufacture. The glassworks at the heart of the glass-blowing city of Lauscha has a glassmaking history going back 157 years. A visit to the shopping world of the Coloured Glassworks ranges from the Christmas World and the Glass Studios up to the Glass Market. There's something for everyone. Anyone who wants to try their hand at glass making can take part in the many creative offers available. You can leave your handprint in glass, or blow your own glassworks or Christmas tree bauble: there are no limits to your creativity. Factory tours and factory sales: daily from 10.00 a.m to 3.30 p.m
Jewellery, precious stones and minerals in Idar-Oberstein
On an area of more than 500 m2, visitors can find gorgeous jewellery, precious stones and minerals offered by more than 40 jewellers and companies from the Idar-Oberstein region, only one hour by car from Trier. The spacious premises allow you to shop in a calm and pleasant atmosphere – with an unusually varied range of quality jewellery at very reasonable prices. If desired, gemstone necklaces can be individually created according to the ideas and in the presence of the customer. A shopping experience directly from the source.
Discover how the pudding gets into the glass in Bielefeld
Germany’s pudding capital lies in the Teutoburger Forest: The path of a product from the raw ingredients to the finished goods is demonstrated in the Dr. Oetker World in Bielefeld.
designer outlets Wolfsburg – Germany’s first city-centre outlet centre
With a total area of 16,000 square meters of retail space and more than 70 brands, the Wolfsburg designer outlets make up Germany’s first city-center outlet centre. The brands range from high fashion, streetwear and classical collections, through underwear to sportswear and children’s fashion. Lifestyle products, leather goods, home textiles, watches, glass and porcelain, as well as jewellery, round off the shopping opportunities. There are also two restaurant units. The second construction phase, with 28 new shop units, was opened in 2013, supplementing the existing 45 brand shops.
Designer Outlet Soltau – cool percentages. Always.
The Designer Outlet Soltau is a unique shopping village in the center of the Lunenburg Heath, with more than 60 designer brands and discounts from 30 - 70% - always. International designer and fashion brands such as GANT, Nike, Lacoste and Esprit, as well as premium brands from the sectors of shoes, lifestyle and accessories, make the shopping heart beat faster. With a wide range of restaurants, a children’s playground place and 1,250 parking placesm the center offers a relaxed shopping experience for the whole family.
The famous Zwieback (bread rusk) comes from Hagen<
Brandt-Zwieback has been sent from Hagen to many countries since 1912. The history of this special bread, for which the orange-coloured package with the smiling child has become a well-known sign, can be discovered in the Hagen Zwieback Museum. In addition to the factory sales outlet and a modern bistro, the listed "Haus Stennert" also houses the Brandt Museum. Rusks past and present can be experienced hands-on in ten rooms – even for the smallest visitors: They are guided through the exhibition by Zwack, the Zwieback Manikin. The stations include the founder’s room, the Zwieback production with its steaming oven and a walk-through Brandt-Markenzwieback bag.
BMW World and the BMW Museum in Munich
Even the futuristic architecture of the BMW Welt is impressive: the dynamic double cone made from glass and steel, and the delicate profile of the building, surmounted by a 16,000 m2 roof construction. The interior is even more fascinating. In addition to the latest car models from BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce, high-profile cultural and sporting events and interesting exhibitions can be visited. Right next door the BMW Museum presents exhibits extending to 90 years of BMW history.