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
  • Münster - Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso
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  • Bonn - Beethoven’s Birthplace, Bonn
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  • Chemnitz - Daetz Centre
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  • Mainz - Natural History Museum
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  • Kiel - Germany's container ship highway: Kiel Canal
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  • Stuttgart - Viniculture Museum
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  • Düsseldorf - Centre stage: Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre
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  • Aachen - Aachen's Latin quarter: the Pontviertel
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  • Berlin - Museum of Natural History
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  • Berlin - A treasure trove of human history: Berlin's Museum Island
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  • Kiel - A natural habitat and biosphere: the Baltic information centre
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  • Augsburg - Jewish Culture Museum and Synagogue
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  • Dresden - Zwinger & Old Master Gallery in Dresden
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  • Hamburg - The place to see and be seen: the Jungfernstieg
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  • Wuppertal - Art in Elberfeld: the Von der Heydt Museum
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  • Cologne - Not just for sweet tooths: the Chocolate Museum
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  • Bochum - An idyll in the Ruhr: the Dahlhauser Heide estate in Bochum
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  • Münster - Kuhviertel quarter
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  • Augsburg - Industrial architecture and modern art
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  • Bremen - Ethnological Museum
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Vibrant Towns and Cities

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