Embrace a custom that dates back to the Middle Ages: celebrate the delights of Riesling and Rivaner in a landscape shaped by winegrowing traditions.
Environmentally friendly accommodation is bang on trend and has plenty to offer, whether you prefer it simple or well-appointed, in the city-centre or tucked away in the heart of nature.
Germany's latest World Heritage sites, which feature pioneering architecture of the 20th century and caves containing Ice Age art, are well worth a visit.
Since 2012, visitors from all over the world have let us know their personal highlight from their trips to Germany. The votes for 2017 have been counted, and we now know which attractions have made it into our top 100.
Germany has long been known in the global film industry as an attractive shooting location, offering countless possibilities for directors and producers alike. There's so much to discover, whether you are a fan or films or just a curious visitor!
On Heritage Day, or Tag des offenen Denkmals, sites of historical and cultural interest throughout Germany open their doors to the public. It's a fantastic way to delve into the past and gain new insights!
What's the difference between going on holiday and simply 'travelling'? With holidays, you're often bound to a specific schedule once you arrive at your destination. Yet when it comes to travelling, your journey is the destination. You can do much less than usual, and not feel bad about it – particularly in Germany, where it's easy to take things slow while you're on the move.
In the late 19th century, artists flocked to the tiny fishing village of Ahrenshoop on the Fischland-Darss-Zingst peninsula of northern Germany. The colony that they established is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
What once served as tracks connecting mountain villages now attract hikers and other tourists – at least those with a head for heights and a sense of adventure.
Spanning venues from Dortmund to Dinslaken, the Ruhrtriennale is one of Germany's biggest and best arts festivals. It's not only the performances and installations that make it so, but also the venues that play host to them – which have their own authentic stories to tell.