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It may be a long way off yet, but you're already looking forward to next summer, aren't you? We thought so... Luckily for you, Germany and its beautiful green cities are waiting to welcome you with open arms. No matter which part of the country you choose to visit, you will never be far from secluded parks, traditional old towns, refreshing lakes and picturesque cycle paths and hiking trails. Christmas may be just around the corner, but there are plenty of reasons to get excited about next summer already. Allow us to whet your appetite... 

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An urban jungle in Germany!
From the Rhineland to the Ruhr Area an unknown metropolis is awaiting your discovery! Stroll through the cities and along embankments, cycle along the industrial heritage trail or enjoy sunsets. urbanana has many inspiring spots! You'll want to stay.
Discover your urbanana!
Feel a lust for life in Mainz in summer
The 2000-year-old city of Mainz boasts spectacular landmarks and many top events. Meet the open-minded and charming Mainz locals, visit the historical Old Town and enjoy events along the Rhine in summer.
Experience summer in Mainz
Mainz: View of the High Cathedral St. Martin in Mainz
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Dreaming of your next summer romance
With medieval half-timbered houses and opulent Baroque buildings aplenty, German cities provide the perfect setting for summer romance. Stroll through the old towns of Bamberg or Lübeck or by the river in Koblenz or Dresden on a mild summer's evening with that special someone in your life. Sounds perfect, doesn't it? And there's so much more on offer...
Prepare to fall in love!
Summer in Mainhattan
Along the River Main is the place to be. Here, sun lovers and those coming off a hard day simply sit in glorious weather and enjoy a tasty apple wine along the city’s biggest catwalk. Frankfurt is home to countless outdoor locations and summer gardens.
Find out more
Mainz: View of the High Cathedral St. Martin in Mainz
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Bonn: Beethoven
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Dreaming of fine art
Home to bizarre buildings and magnificent museums, Germany is the land of poets and thinkers... and the arts! Admire modern marvels at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne and classic artwork at the Zwinger Palace in Dresden. Explore industrial culture at the Völklingen Ironworks and discover Bauhaus in Dessau. You'll be spoilt for choice!
Start booking your cultural trip now!
Dreaming of adventures in nature
Outdoors types will love the lakes, rivers and wild woodlands just a stone's throw from our city centres. Have you ever spent the night in a tree suspended over the Saar Loop? Or paddled barefoot in the Wadden Sea? Even if you choose to explore by bike or boat, we promise you won't be disappointed by the view.
Get set for an adventure!
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Bayreuth: Eremitage
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Bayreuth: a lust for life and music
Enjoy the water fountains in the Hermitage, treat yourself to an ice cream and get away from it all at the “Canale Grande” (alte Mühlkanal), marvel at the World of Wilhelmine and find the time to make a date with world culture – you can do all this and more in Bayreuth in summer!
Set a date to explore Bayreuth now!
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