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Historic Highlights of Germany e. V.
61231 Bad Nauheim
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Historic Highlights of Germany is an association representing 13 German cities that are particularly significant in terms of German history and culture. They are fascinating destinations that provide insights into the country's past and present.
Down the ages, these cities have been secular and spiritual centres of power, manufacturing, trade and the arts and they have preserved their heritage to this day. The everyday lives and lifestyles of the people living here make these cities vibrant examples of German history. A visit to one of these cities is a journey into the past, embracing everything from art, literature and politics to architecture and science.
On the 'dream routes', the themed trails that connect the cities, visitors can discover reminders of this great heritage such as palaces, castles and fortresses, walk in the footsteps of famous historical figures and take a stroll around charming old quarters. A variety of exciting events and intriguing encounters take place against the impressive backdrop of the 13 member cities. Regional specialities, great shopping opportunities and a buzzing atmosphere in a historical setting all add up to create unforgettable destinations.
The member cities are Augsburg, Erfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Mainz, Münster, Osnabrück, Potsdam, Rostock, Trier, Wiesbaden and Würzburg.