Towns and cities – from big nights out to romantic old quarters

There is something for everyone in Germany's towns and cities – whether it's the big city buzz or the famous architecture, the historic sights or the packed shopping streets, the enchanting medieval houses or the scintillating nightlife.

Incredibly, there are more than 10,000 towns and cities in Germany between the North Sea and the Alps. And each one has a charm all of its own. In these vibrant destinations, you can look forward to concerts, cultural events, and high-calibre museums. There is also plenty to discover in the way of monuments and historical buildings. More information about Germany's big cities and its most popular towns can be found in the Magic Cities section.

Every day, Germany's big cities and romantic towns are just waiting to be discovered.
Highlights
  • Bochum - Form or function? Bochum's Jahrhunderthalle
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  • Hannover -
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  • Cologne - The world's oldest art fair: Art Cologne
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  • Koblenz - Romanticum
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  • Wolfsburg - phaeno Wolfsburg - Germany's unique experimental landscape
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  • Weimar - Buchenwald Memorial Site
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  • Frankfurt - Frankfurt's friendliest corner: Sachsenhausen
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  • Trier - Cathedral Museum
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  • Hannover - Horticultural design at its very best: Herrenhausen Gardens
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  • Düsseldorf - A green ribbon on the blue Rhine: Düsseldorf's parks and gardens
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  • Krefeld -
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  • Rostock - The perfect place to make a splash: Warnemünde beach
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  • Munich - A beer festival for the world: Oktoberfest
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  • Bochum - German Mining Museum, Bochum
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  • Berlin - Topography of Terror
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  • Darmstadt - ESOC satellite control centre
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  • Ingolstadt - Simply a pleasure: Ingolstadt's old quarter
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  • Hamburg - Deichtorhallen
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  • Bielefeld - Bringing joy to the living: the Rudolf Oetker Hall
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  • Dresden - The Protestant answer to St. Peter's Basilica: the Church of Our Lady
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