Revolutionary. Visionary. Cosmopolitan. Not to mention one of the most frequently played classical composers: Ludwig van Beethoven was an extremely talented artist. To this day, his music still unites people all over the world. #DiscoverBeethoven is all about German destinations, scenery and visions that influenced the grand master. Take a stroll in Beethoven's footsteps. Throughout the year, you can be inspired by milestones in history, personal stories, outstanding events, innovative sound sensations and unexpected perspectives.
Many one-off events will be held nationwide to mark the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. Discover Beethoven's life and work at exhibitions, concerts, festivals, dance performances, plays, talks and more:
Lonely Planet, the world’s largest publisher of independent travel and language guides, has named Bonn in 5th place of their Top Ten Cities and “Best in Travel 2020”.
Enjoy the anniversary year in Bonn’s birthplace!