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.
The Erzgebirge region is inextricably linked to old traditions in a way that few other regions of Germany are. This year the 17th Skilled Trades Day showcases regional products to enjoy and to make yourself. Find out for yourself how these amazing items are made.
Walk amidst colourful trees, basking in the glorious sunshine and the pleasant temperatures. Experience Germany's walking trails at their best – whether in the mountains, in the forest or along lakes and rivers, there's something for everybody here.
On 6 October THE ONE will have its premiere on the world's largest theatre stage. Previews will be taking place from 22 September 2016.
The coastline and islands of northern Germany are renowned not only as havens of tranquillity but also as destinations for water sports. So get in the water and get active!
Germany's largest federal state has always been considered a region with strong traditions. Take yourself on a tour of discovery and explore its lesser-known customs and innovations.