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Market square in Braunschweig old town
Eiergrog on Heligoland
Fresh asparagus for sale in the Münsterland region
Fine wines at the vineyard
Meissen porcelain manufactory in Saxony
The first ever electric tram travelled through Berlin
Nutcrackers – the pride and joy of traditional Erzgebirge crafts
Enjoying East Frisian tea at the harbour
Cuckoo clock made in Baden-Württemberg
Steam-powered winding engine at the Ensdorf-Duhamel mine
Glass manufacture with a long history
Hannover's New Town Hall and Maschteich lake
Pretzels from Baden-Württemberg
Bertha Benz on the first ever car
Wicker beach chairs and sandcastles by the sea
Replica aircraft in the Lilienthal Museum in Anklam, Western Pomerania
Green sauce
Garden gnome
Halloren Kugeln from Saxony-Anhalt
Dresden's Christstollen

Old customs, modern times.
See Germany differently.

Many of Germany's old traditions are still alive today. Centuries-old customs have been preserved and updated, and can make a unique contribution to your experience and enjoyment of the country.

Indulge yourself with culinary delicacies from a bygone age. Try out various regional specialities. Witness old-fashioned handicrafts whose charm is undimmed by the passage of time.

Go back in time to the dawn of pioneering discoveries – the car, the tram, the bicycle. Lose yourself in the crowd at festivals and markets and celebrate the survival of traditions that have passed down the generations.