The Magic Cities marketing association is representing 10 major city destinations in Germany. The city alliance comprising Cologne, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart was first established in the 1950s.
Its objective is to raise the profile of these cities internationally as destinations for holidays and business travel.
Welcome to Germany’s Magic Cities
These fabulous destinations have everything your heart could desire: a relaxing atmosphere,exciting festivals, fascinating history and delicious regional cuisine. Enjoy a warm welcome wherever you go and meet new friends in Germany’s favorite cities.Cologne Cathedral and famous Carnival, the city by the Rhine that is famed for its sense of fun. The spotlight falls on the fine arts in and around Dresden. Discover its world-famous baroque cityscape. Luxury and lifestyle take center stage in Düsseldorf with its Königsallee and spectacular MediaHarbour. Captivating contrasts await you in Frankfurt, the home of Goethe and and German young wine (“Ebbelwei”). Maritime charm, the ever lively Reeperbahn and the new HafenCity make Hamburg impossible to resist. From the adventure zoo to Herrenhausen Gardens: Hannover holds an appeal for all ages. Musical heritage and enticing offers in Leipzig. Enjoy the famous hospitality of the Saxony region. Bayern Munich, BMW World and the Oktoberfest – Munich on the River Isar is first-class in every respect. In Nuremberg history is alive: visit museums, explore art galleries or join the historic Christmas Market. Wines, cuisine and 125 years of automotive history have brought Stuttgart to the world’s attention.
Cultural Highlights in 2015 /2016
Königswinter and Drachenfels ruins – spectacular views of the Rhine Valley. Phantasialand – adventure-, fun- and leisure park.
Saxon Switzerland – visit fascinating rock formations, a miracle of nature between Dresden and Prague. Saxony’s Wine Route – enjoy wine tours with tasting at wine estate Schloss Wackerbarth. Moritzburg Castle – pass by the picturesque landscape.
Historical Barbarossa Pfalz Kaiserswerth. Benrath Palace and Park.
North Sea Island of Sylt – 40 km of fine sandy beach. Lüneburg Heath – heathland, forests & rivers and medieval towns.
Marienburg Castle Guelph summer residence. Hamelin – Pied Piper town-Medieval town of Celle, 500 half-timbered houses.
Ludwig Tour: Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace and Oberammergau. Bavarian Alps with the Zugspitze, Lake Schliersee, Tegernsee and Lake Starnberg.
Franconian Lake District - For swimming at the Altmühl-, Brombach – or Rothsee. Franconian Jura-Ruins, castles or idyllic villages.
Baroque Castle in Ludwigsburg. Medieval former free imperial city of Esslingen.
MICE Magic Cities
Barrier free city feelings
Each city offers visitors with disabilities a broad range of services. From packages of specific information on travel to the chosen city and accommodations to numerous restaurants, sights, sightseeing tours and shopping options designated as “disabled-friendly” or “wheelchair-accessible.”Streets and places of each city as well as the public transportation system can easily be used and discovered.Enjoy an untroubled stay in Germany's Magic Cities!
ere you find further information for planning your individual stay.
Welcome to the Magic Cities Germany
There’s a lot to see in Germanys ten biggest cities. Create your own sightseeing tour with the Welcome Cards of every city and enjoy for example a great meal in a restaurant, a drink in a popular bar or visit the most interesting museums or galleries.
These special tickets offer you free and unlimited use of the city’s public transportation system and discount on admission to various museums and further institutions.
This is a great way to discover the most beautiful sights of each city.
For further information visit the homepage of each city.
München Welcome Card