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.
The darkness transforms everyday locations into places that are almost magical. It reveals a different world that simply has to be seen and experienced – so much so that an entire film has now been dedicated to the subject.
Mild summer evenings and clear skies provide the perfect excuse to gather together for some fantastic entertainment. Germany is home to 170 or so actively used outdoor stages, leaving theatre-lovers spoilt for choice.
Germany's nationwide competition of sustainable tourist destinations has come to an end for another year. Though there can only be one winner, you'll find many more contenders in other regions, letting you enjoy travelling today with tomorrow in mind.
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!