There's something hugely spooky about the ancient walls of castles that makes them a perfect setting for Halloween celebrations.
Over autumn, more than 150,000 cranes converge on the lakes of northern and eastern Germany on their journey south, creating a memorable natural spectacle.
Martin Luther's act of nailing his theses to the church door in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517 signalled the beginning of the Reformation. 500 years on, it's still cause for a very special celebration.
For almost 70 years, this book fair has been attracting publishers, authors and literary enthusiasts from all over the world to Frankfurt. And they come for much more than just the books.
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!