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Vibrant Towns & Cities

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The 14 Historic Highlights of Germany

They are among Germany's most important destinations for history, culture, business and academia. The Historic Highlights of Germany offer a memorable mix of the traditional and the modern.

Where history is brought to life and is still being written. All 14 towns and cities have been pillars of secular and religious power, of manufacturing, trade and the arts for many centuries. From the Hanseatic port of Rostock – the gateway to the Baltic – and the Prussian palaces and gardens in Potsdam to Würzburg with its baroque residence. The rich history of these university towns is reflected in its architecture and attractions that can still be admired to this day.

The Historic Highlights of Germany are destinations of choice whether you're attending a conference or travelling on holiday. Discover the best of Germany in 14 towns and cities.

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