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Halloren Kugeln from Saxony-Anhalt
Linguists and collectors of fairytales, the Brothers Grimm
Fresh asparagus for sale in the Münsterland region
Cuckoo clock made in Baden-Württemberg
Steam-powered winding engine at the Ensdorf-Duhamel mine
Cowbells from the Allgäu region
Maritime Museum in Hamburg
Bavarian beer
Nutcrackers – the pride and joy of traditional Erzgebirge crafts
Fine wines at the vineyard
Enjoying East Frisian tea at the harbour
The Hallors show how salt is made, demonstrating the process from brine through to packaged salt
Wicker beach chairs and sandcastles by the sea
Bertha Benz on the first ever car
Replica aircraft in the Lilienthal Museum in Anklam, Western Pomerania
Enjoying the local wine at a vintner's tavern in Baden-Württemberg
Up close with a herd of Heidschnucke sheep
Meissen porcelain manufactory in Saxony

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.