Beethoven 2020, spiritual travel and Christmas markets.
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Wishlists to Santa
With another successful year coming to an end, we'd like to thank you for your continuous support of travel destination Germany and are looking forward to working with you in 2020! The upcoming Oberammergau Passion Play as well as our focus on the 250th birthday of Beethoven will bring exciting opportunities and experiences for agents and clients alike. Happy holidays!
Hildesheim: christmas market; neige
Christmas Markets
The most magical time in Germany is here! Clients will love the world of beautiful Christmas markets across the country. The scent of gingerbread and mulled wine floats through the air while small huts and stalls offer tasty winter delicacies and traditional crafts. Cities and towns become fairy tale places not to be missed!
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Bonn: Beethoven
Beethoven 2020 
In 2020, the world will celebrate the 250th birthday of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven with a multitude of events. The visionary from the city of Bonn composed world-famous masterpieces like "Für Elise" or "Ode to Joy". The heart of the nationwide celebrations will be his hometown, Bonn. Make sure your clients take part in these unique events!
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The GNTB Members sales guide
Looking for expert partners for your holiday packages to Germany? The GNTB Members sales guide will give you an overview of companies and organisations relevant to tourism in Germany.
» View the GNTB Members sales guide here
Top 100
Germany’s Top 100 Sights
It’s time to vote for your Germany Top 100 attractions! Whether your clients prefer the classics like the Cologne Cathedral or might want to add something new to the list, there is room for everything! Don’t miss the time to vote and encourage your clients or share their personal favorites with us!
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Maulbronn: in the fountain chapel of the monastery
16 Spiritual Highlights
Your clients don't need to be religious to go on a spiritual travel, it’s more about finding oneselves! Germany has plenty of impressive and inspiring churches, abbeys, monasteries and mystical places just waiting to be discovered. For some ideas check out our 16 spiritual highlights to find the perfect place for your clients.
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DRS Semperoper from Hausmannsturm
Dresden Celebrates Beethoven
Beethoven visited Dresden in 1796 and the lyrics for "Ode to Joy" were actually completed in a Dresden vineyard. Thus, Germany’s cultural hotspot celebrates the composer’s 250th birthday with many activities. Dresden and its surrounding Elbland offer beauty for ears, eyes and taste.
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Bamberg Christmas Market
11/23/2020 – 12/23/2020
During the Christmas season Bamberg's pedestrian zone is filled with pre-Christmas magic.
Luminale in Frankfurt
03/08/2020 – 03/13/2020
Light art makes the streets, squares and houses of the city shine!
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