They're not just an attraction for kids and teens, Germany's theme parks are also record breakers when it comes to fun and speed.
The Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz, a UNESCO World Heritage site, looks back over a 200-year history. Its unique quality is in many ways the result of a close friendship, which has become cause for celebration this year.
When it comes to having fun in, on or beside the water, Germany has it all. Few other countries can boast so many rivers and lakes where you can get out and about and active or enjoy a memorable day out.
Germany's northernmost mountain range boasts a very special vantage point for those with a head for heights. Stretching across the Rappbode valley in the Harz, the world's longest swing bridge is now open.
No matter how you get around, travelling is always an exciting affair – yet it's all the more special when you hop on a bike. But did you know that the bicycle was invented in Germany? This year marks the anniversary of this momentous achievement, and Germany will be celebrating the occasion in style!
The documenta, the world's most significant exhibition of contemporary art, takes place every five years. 'Learning from Athens' is the theme for the 2017 edition, which begins this coming June in Kassel.
If you're looking for a place filled with wine and wonder, then Saxony is the destination for you. From these ancient hillsides adorned with vineyards, you can gaze down at the Elbe river's glistening waters and its famous palaces.
Welcome to the home of innovators, pioneers and visionaries. The city of Essen in the Ruhr valley has long been far greater than the sum of its parts, and today it is also making a name for itself as the European Green Capital.
The 36th Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, the German Protestant Church Festival, will soon be taking place in Berlin and Wittenberg. Don't miss your chance to be there.
On 6 May, Nuremberg's city centre will once again be bathed in the glow of blue light, as the city celebrates its annual Blaue Nacht® – the 'Blue Night' festival of art and culture.