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Guided tour of the Mercedes-Benz factory in Bremen
Dresden's Christstollen
Nutcrackers – the pride and joy of traditional Erzgebirge crafts
Bavarian beer
Steam-powered winding engine at the Ensdorf-Duhamel mine
The first ever electric tram travelled through Berlin
Bertha Benz on the first ever car
Blade production in Solingen
Apfelwein from Hessen
Green sauce
Meissen porcelain manufactory in Saxony
Eiergrog on Heligoland
Fine wines at the vineyard
Halloren Kugeln from Saxony-Anhalt
The Eleven Dot Angels made famous by the long-established company Wendt & Kühn of Grünhainichen in the Erzgebirge region
Hannover's New Town Hall and Maschteich lake
Fresh asparagus for sale in the Münsterland region
Replica aircraft in the Lilienthal Museum in Anklam, Western Pomerania
Market square in Braunschweig old town

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.