Cities & Culture

Dresden: Frauenkirche ©DZT (Francesco Carovillano)

Germany is full of wonderful culture that just wants to be discovered. There is something for everyone in Germany's most diverse selection of towns and cities, and at Germany’s top museums or other cultural institutions.

A festive spark: the romantic Advent period
When a thick blanket of snow covers the country, lights sparkle on Christmas trees and the air is filled with aromas of cloves and cinnamon, the festive season has arrived. From baking cookies to making Christmas decorations or singing songs: Germany's many Christmas traditions create a very special atmosphere in December and help children in particular to pass the long days until Christmas Eve when the 'Christkind' or Father Christmas delivers their presents.
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