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
  • Kassel - Friedericianum Museum
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  • Weimar - Beautiful views: Belvedere Palace
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  • Munich - A gourmet's paradise: the Viktualienmarkt food market
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  • Berlin - A memorial to peace: the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
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  • Bonn - A Viennese classic from Bonn: Ludwig van Beethoven
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  • Erfurt - Jewish culture and the Old Synagogue
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  • Lübeck - Lübeck's pride and joy: the Holsten Gate
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  • Erfurt - Old Synagogue, Erfurt
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  • Koblenz - Middle Rhine Museum
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  • Berlin - Mixing with the stars: the Berlinale film festival
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  • Kiel - The call of distant shores: Kiel cruise ship terminal
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  • Kiel - Museen am Meer
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  • Berlin - 'Haus am Checkpoint Charlie' Museum
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  • Nuremberg - Documentation centre at the Nazi Party Rally Grounds
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  • Potsdam - Alexandrowka Museum
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  • Bonn - Museum of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany
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  • Trier - Karl Marx House
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  • Düsseldorf - An emotional experience: Düsseldorf's old quarter
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  • Saarbrücken - Off to the mines: Völklingen Ironworks
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  • Weimar - A star of his time: Franz Liszt
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Vibrant Towns and Cities

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