Traditional Sorbian costume. High fashion with heritage.
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Beauty, goodness and truth.

Whether it's the world's largest Schützenfest fair, or 1,000 years of teeming markets, or the kind of public festivals that can only be found in Germany, tradition is alive in this country and is constantly being renewed. And that includes the many old customs rooted deep in the countryside. Customs that gladly include guests and visitors. So embrace Germany's festivals and traditions. You'll feel right at home.
03/11/2017 - 03/12/2017 - Hamburg

The people of Hamburg know how to party. Not once but three times a year they team up with visitors for northern Germany's biggest funfair – which lasts a whole 30 days. For almost a month in spring, summer and winter, people flo ...

24/11/2017 - 23/12/2017 - Munich

The highly traditional “Munich Christmas Market” invites you to the Marienplatz with its historic town hall. It’s just a few steps to Germany’s biggest “Kripperlmarkt”, where you can find everything that belongs at a Christmas mar ...

27/11/2017 - 23/12/2017 - Bremen
The market square with its historical buildings is the perfect setting for Bremen's enchanting Christmas market. Visitors come from far and wide to browse around the craft stalls and Christmas exhibitions in the town hall (low ...
27/11/2017 - 23/12/2017 - Cologne
Set against the backdrop of the cathedral (Dom), Cologne’s landmark, the Christmas market “am Dom” presents craftsmen in 160 pavilions. The cathedral is not only here as a real building, but also as in ‘Dom-Speculatius’. The Neu ...
30/11/2017 - 21/12/2017 - Bremerhaven
Enjoy the wonderful Christmas atmosphere in the North.
02/12/2017 - Dresden
The Stollenfest makes for an unusual highlight of the Dresden Striezelmarkt.
05/12/2017 - 10/12/2017 - Tübingen

As 100 top chocolatiers from Africa, North and South America and Europe gather in Tübingen's idyllic old quarter to pay homage to the cocoa bean, chocolate lovers will be in their element. 

02/02/2018 - 03/02/2018 - Bremen
Germany's biggest samba carnival
25/04/2018 - Reichenau
Markusfest is a traditional island holiday.
8.45 clock parade of vigilantes on Münsterplatz
9.00 clock festival service in Münster St. Maria and Markus
ca. 10.30 clock procession
ca. 11.30 clock parade of vigilantes with flags l ...



29/06/2018 - 08/07/2018 - Hanover

The Schützenfest fair in Hannover ranks as the biggest of its kind in the world. 

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