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Fine wines at the vineyard
Steam-powered winding engine at the Ensdorf-Duhamel mine
Dresden's Christstollen
Replica aircraft in the Lilienthal Museum in Anklam, Western Pomerania
Halloren Kugeln from Saxony-Anhalt
A traditional bollenhut from the Black Forest
Guided tour of the Mercedes-Benz factory in Bremen
Meissen porcelain manufactory in Saxony
Enjoying the local wine at a vintner's tavern in Baden-Württemberg
Apfelwein from Hessen
Hannover's New Town Hall and Maschteich lake
Lübeck marzipan
The Eleven Dot Angels made famous by the long-established company Wendt & Kühn of Grünhainichen in the Erzgebirge region
Karl Drais invented the first draisine in Karlsruhe
Market square in Braunschweig old town
Glass manufacture with a long history
Cowbells from the Allgäu region
The first ever electric tram travelled through Berlin
Bertha Benz on the first ever car

Old customs, modern times.
See Germany differently.

Many of Germany's old traditions are still alive today. Centuries-old customs have been preserved and updated, and can make a unique contribution to your experience and enjoyment of the country.

Indulge yourself with culinary delicacies from a bygone age. Try out various regional specialities. Witness old-fashioned handicrafts whose charm is undimmed by the passage of time.

Go back in time to the dawn of pioneering discoveries – the car, the tram, the bicycle. Lose yourself in the crowd at festivals and markets and celebrate the survival of traditions that have passed down the generations.