The cities of Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Hannover, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart have joined forces to form the Magic Cities Germany association.
Their diverse artistic and cultural attractions, outstanding architecture, exciting sports events, numerous open-air events and traditional festivals make these cities very popular destinations.
Each and every city has its own distinctive character. Cologne enthrals with its energy and exuberance, whereas Dresden dazzles with baroque splendour.
Discover elegant fashions in Düsseldorf and exquisite art in Frankfurt. Breathe in the fresh sea air of Hamburg or hear the Alps calling in Munich. Romanticism in Nuremberg, centuries of musical heritage in Leipzig, automotive tradition in Stuttgart, oases of green in Hannover ... you are spoilt for choice!
Dresden's location amidst natural beauty is self-evident, but it was the creative drive and love of art of the Saxony Electors and later the city's inhabitants that gave Dresden its unique cultural landscape.read more »
Düsseldorf is a leading location for the fashion industry and the most elegant shopping city in Germany. The heart of this shopping mecca undoubtedly beats on Königsallee – affectionately known as the Kö.read more »
Nowhere else in Germany do celebrated cultural institutions vie for attention with such a spectacular skyline. Frankfurt attracts connoisseurs of both the fine and the performing arts. The museum embankment along the banks of the Main makes Frankfurt one of the leading museum locations, not just in Germany but in Europe.read more »
Water flows through the very heart of Hamburg in the shape of the Elbe river, the Alster lake and the canals that criss-cross the city. This is a place where tradition meets modernity, a place of cosy retreats and bustling streets.read more »
Strolling in regal style. And what better place to do this than in Hannover's Herrenhausen Gardens, one of the most beautiful parks in Europe. Discover the green heart of the exhibition city!read more »
A 'live and let live' approach, stylish elegance and a laid-back lifestyle – the principles by which the people of Munich live their lives.read more »
The first documented mention of Norenberc was on 16 July 1050. Kaiserburg Castle was built on castle hill. Nuremberg experienced huge growth in the early modern era.read more »