Don't feel like spending the final day of the year at home? Then let us inspire you to spend your New Year's Eve in Germany. Whether indoors or outdoors, a big party or a cosy gathering – a variety of events for every taste guarantee an unforgettable time.
A new 110-metre high glass construction with a wave-shaped roof rises above the Kaispeicher, a historical docklands warehouse in Hamburg's HafenCity. It is an architectural and acoustic masterpiece that will take your breath away.
As winter and the festive season draw near, a sense of anticipation fills the air across Germany. Candlelight, classic yuletide treats, and the centuries-old tradition of the Christmas markets make this the most wonderful time of the year.
25 October 2016 marked a year since the German Football Museum first opened its doors in the Ruhr region. The Dortmund museum is currently staging a special exhibition on the controversial winning goal of the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley stadium.
Germany is famous for its palaces and castles, such as Neuschwanstein Castle, the baroque Zwinger Palace in Dresden with its magnificent gardens and Hohenzollern Castle. But there are also less famous and more hidden-away historical gems that have a charm of their very own.
Boys' choirs in Germany have a long tradition dating back centuries. One of the world's oldest and most famous is the Kreuzchor boys' choir in Dresden, which is celebrating its 800th anniversary in 2016.
The 'Luther 2017 – 500 years since the Reformation' anniversary year begins on 31 October 2016. Numerous events will commemorate the church reformer Martin Luther and his 95 theses, which outlined his grievances against the Catholic Church.
Health has become one of the megatrends of recent times. Germany is the ideal destination for a health-focused holiday thanks to the broad range of health and wellness activities available.
It's that time of year again when we announce the top 100 sights in Germany, as chosen by our visitors. Your no. 1 for 2016 is the world's biggest model railway, the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg.
The 68th German Wine Queen was crowned in Mainz on 30 September. As part of the celebrations for the Rheinhessen region's bicentenary, the wine queen was chosen in Mainz – state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate – for the first time in more than 50 years.