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
  • Dresden - Military History Museum
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  • Krefeld -
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  • Berlin - A memorial to peace: the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
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  • Dortmund - Dortmund for fans of the beautiful game: the German Football Route
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  • Koblenz - Back in the days of the Kaiser: Deutsches Eck
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  • Karlsruhe - The Versailles of Baden: Karlsruhe Palace
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  • Potsdam - Alexandrowka Museum
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  • Essen - In Essen's leafy suburbs, Part I: Villa Hügel
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  • Munich - Pure driving pleasure: BMW Welt
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  • Bochum - An idyll in the Ruhr: the Dahlhauser Heide estate in Bochum
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  • Rostock - The perfect place to make a splash: Warnemünde beach
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  • Rostock - Warnemünde Local History Museum
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  • Munich - Munich's main square: magnificent Marienplatz
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  • Münster - Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso
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  • Trier - Alternative and innovative: the TUFA arts centre
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  • Weimar - The epitome of high culture: Weimar Classicism
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  • Mainz - The art of appreciation: Mainz art gallery
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  • Ingolstadt - Designers galore: Ingolstadt Village outlet shopping centre
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  • Hamburg -
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  • Wolfsburg - Wolfsburg Art Museum
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Vibrant Towns and Cities

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