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Fancy a sightseeing tour with a difference? Then take your place on the red upholstered seats and enjoy a leisurely trip around Husum. After the ride, you can take a sightseeing walk for a closer look at the town. Tours in the historical post bus run every Tuesday and Thursday and on the first Saturday of the month from May to September.

The post bus can also be hired for private parties and functions. Alternatively you can book guided tours of Husum without a trip on the post bus. These run every day except Sundays.

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Weimar is famously known as the town of artists and great minds. The Golden Age of Weimar Classicism is reflected in a series of buildings and parks that now form a UNESCO World Heritage site. The town's second great period is that of the Bauhaus, which you can discover today at the Bauhaus Museum. No trip to Weimar would be complete without visiting the renowned Duchess Anna Amalia Library, which has been restored to its former glory following a devastating fire in 2004.

If that weren't enough, Weimar also presents a diverse series of events during the summer months, such as open-air concerts, summer theatre and film festivals. This summer programme is designed to showcase the town in all its variety and to attract visitors with events across a wide range of genres.

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A vibrant tradition – Wiesbaden's International Whitsun Horse Show fuses modern, fast-paced equestrian sport with a historical setting. Wiesbaden spa gardens provide the backdrop for the 78th edition of this equine event from 6 to 9 June 2014. A family-friendly experience, this four-day festival attracts the world's leading riders from four disciplines and is packed with thrilling displays of sports, entertaining shows and lots of other activities.

A highlight of the riding tournament is the gala horse night on the evening of Friday 6 June 2014, in which a huge variety of horse breeds star in a colourful show featuring breathtaking acrobatics and plenty more besides.

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This year's Rhineland-Palatinate Summer of Culture, on from 5 May to 3 October, is a celebration of the senses. There are some 250 projects in total to 'experience' over the summer, presenting visitors with a wide range of cultural events not only to see and hear but also to feel, smell and taste – from concerts and plays to a variety of readings. A wonderful opportunity to lose track of time and savour the here and now. The Summer of Culture opens in Hachenburg in the Westerwald region on the first weekend in May – a feast of culture for all the family and all the senses.

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The seventh Klassikwelt Bodensee expo for classic cars runs from 23 to 25 May 2014 at the exhibition grounds in Friedrichshafen by Lake Constance. Around 800 participants, including exhibitors and clubs, will be presenting an exquisite range of historical vehicles and classic cars together with related products and services. From the air show to the classic boats, from the vintage racing car circuit to the dealer and restoration centre. The many special displays at Klassikwelt Bodensee take visitors on a journey through days gone by – on land... on water... and up in the air! A cross between a trade fair and consumer event it shows the history of motorised transport in all its facets.

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The Whitsun Festival (Pfingstfestspiele) is held at the Baden-Baden Festival Theatre, one of Europe's leading venues for classical music. This series of concerts, operas and other works, on this year from 6 to 14 June, is a highlight of the festival season, with performances by internationally acclaimed orchestras and soloists. The main attraction of this year's programme is a new production of Gounod's opera Faust starring Erwin Schrott.

Whether you're coming for the Whitsun Festival or at any other time of year, the historical spa town of Baden-Baden is great for a relaxing stay – thanks to its thermal baths, its beautiful old quarter and its many restaurants serving international and regional cuisine.

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With the new Moselsteig long-distance trail, walkers now have the chance to follow the entire course of the Moselle in Germany, discovering the river's picturesque scenery and the highlights of the Moselle wine region. The walking route spans 365 kilometres in total and is split into 22 sections.

The trail starts in the German-French border town of Perl on the Upper Moselle, offering fabulous views out to France and Luxembourg. From here, the footpath continues on through Trier, through pretty little villages and vineyards and on to Koblenzwhere the Moselle joins the Rhine.

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The annual Rock im Park festival in southern Germany has been running in tandem with the Rock am Ring in the north of the country since 1993. Rock am Ring is staged at the Nürburgring in Rhineland-Palatinate, while Rock im Park is held at the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg, BavariaThe two festivals are taking place simultaneously from 6 to 9 June 2014. Rock am Ring normally sells out very quickly, whereas Rock im Park is more likely to have tickets available for spontaneous visitors. The event in the north is traditionally popular with younger people looking to party and perhaps even wallow in the mud! Rock im Park, meanwhile, attracts people who are there first and foremost for the music, lending the festival a genuine rock concert atmosphere.

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Each year, the Cultures Workshop presents the Carnival of Cultures: a three-day festival – open to all – in the heart of Berlin.The event, which celebrates the city'sdiversity, has been attracting crowds of over half a million people annually since 1995. From 6 to 8 June 2014, locals and visitors alike will get to experience the capital at its very best: cosmopolitan and international, dynamic and full of life, diverse and colourful. Music and dance groups, amateurs and pros, children and adults will join together for a procession through Kreuzberg.

Another highlight and another great place to discover the diversity of cultures is the street festival held around Blücherplatz square.

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The theme for this year's Potsdam Sanssouci Music Festival, on from 13 to 29 June 2014, is 'Mediterranean Sea – between dream and reality'. The festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary with more than 60 concerts, operas, open-air performances and the much-loved Cycling Concert. All this takes place amid the mediterranean-like setting of Potsdam's palaces and parks, which enjoy UNESCO World Heritage status. From Sardinian choral folksong to Andalusian flamenco, from the songs of the Sephardi Jews to Italian opera – there is something for music lovers of every kind. As well as various guided tours and open rehearsals, you can enjoy the premiere of 'The Golden Apple', a baroque opera for all the senses.

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