Are you looking for a specific activity for your holiday? Then browse through our Experience Offers on this page. All were carefully researched and checked in cooperation with sustainability experts and tourism specialists from the individual Federal States.
Sustainability is fun!
Immerse yourself in the regional flora and fauna and feel the calming influence of natural landscapes on body and mind.
Discover innovative places where you can find out and experience things that arouse curiosity, impart knowledge - and are fun.
Climate House, Bremerhaven
Go on a climate-friendly trip around the world in Bremerhaven:
In the Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° East, visitors learn all about climate zone development by means of a fictitious journey along the longitude 8° 34' East.
Experiment with old handicraft techniques at the Hessenpark:
At the Hessenpark open-air museum, visitors can experience old craft skills and ways of life up close, in over 100 historic buildings with exhibitions and festivals.
Viehscheid (Cattle Fair), Bavaria
Bid farewell to summer in the Allgäu at the Viehscheid (Cattle Fair):
When the cows return from their summer retreat in the alpine meadows, they are traditionally welcomed with a big folk festival in the villages.
Sinsheim Climate Arena
Interactively discover the challenges presented by climate change:
The Climate Arena covers 26,000 m2 and provides information on the basics of climate change: from transportation to lifestyle to consumer behaviour. One special highlight: a glimpse into the "City of the Future"!
Black Forest National Park Visitor Centre
On the Trail of the Secrets of the Forest:
In this captivating multimedia exhibition, you can learn everything about the complex interrelationships of the forest habitat - and enjoy a unique treetop view from the 34-metre-high observation tower.
Science Center Forest in the Wälderhaus, Hamburg
The Forest is Coming to the City:
A Wood Library and hundreds of tree seeds, butterflies, bird feathers, animal tracks - in Hamburg's Wälderhaus you can discover at some 80 exciting stations how the forest influences our entire eco-system.
Wangelin Garden & Clay Museum, Gnevsdorf
Island of Ecological Diversity:
Not far from Lake Plaue is Mecklenburg's largest medicinal herb garden featuring a North German farm garden, garden café, a playscape, and an ensemble of unique experimental clay and straw-bale houses.
State Centre for Renewable Energies, Neustrelitz
Fun with Renewable Energies:
Here, the diversity of the topics of "renewable energies, sustainability, environmental protection" can be experienced in a child-friendly way: in a special Earth resource chamber and with many action-packed environmental attractions.
House of Sustainability, Trippstadt
Experience Sustainability, Live Sustainably
This information centre in the UNESCO biosphere reserve of the Palatinate Forest North Vosges offers a wide range of ecological activities for children and adults. They provide help in integrating a sustainable lifestyle into one's own everyday life.
Haus der Flüsse (House of the Rivers), Havelberg
Sustainability in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve:
Here, young and old can discover the Elbe-Havel river system with its floodplain landscapes and the habitats of native flora and fauna. Includes a beautiful outdoor area and a great water playground.
Primeval Forest at the Gates of the City, Saarbrücken
Experience the Wild Forest:
Fallen trees, washed-out paths, tree mosses, colourful mushrooms, blossoms and bizarre lichens: in the primeval forest on the doorstep of Saarbrücken, you can experience the forest and its fauna as it once used to be.
Landscape Park Arche Warder, Schleswig-Holstein
The humane alternative to a zoo:
At the Arche Warder landscape animal park, you can get up close to rare breeds of domestic and farm animals. Whether donkeys, cattle, horses, geese, ducks or pigs: on this tour, you can feel the special relationship between humans and domestic animals.
Thuringian Mountain Railway, Schwarzatal
Sustainable, renewable rail travel:
This listed Oberweissbach mountain railway makes the production of energy a tangible experience. On the descent through the beautiful landscape of the Schwarzatal, it generates its own electricity, which is then used again for the ascent.
An ancient castle with a modern porcelain exhibition and a fresh sustainability concept:
The Leuchtenburg Foundation is not only dedicated to the preservation of old masonry as well as the cultural revival of the entire complex - they also make a major contribution to the protection of the wonderful nature in the surrounding area.
Grünhaus Natural Paradise, Lower Lusatia
Let nature just be nature again:
A former open-cast mining area has become a green and flourishing natural paradise again in recent years. There are around 2,000 hectares of pristine restored nature to discover via a panoramic hiking trail.
Energy Self-sufficient Village of Feldheim, Brandenburg
Here, the sustainability clock is ticking a little faster:
Germany's first energy self-sufficient village featuring an energy mix of 55 wind turbines, 9,844 photovoltaic modules plus biogas and biomass. Tour guides provide information about the operation of the plant, as well as its construction and financing.
Here, sustainability is presented in a particularly flavourful way: taste regional food that is delicious, fresh and good for the environment.
Eels from the Schlei, Schleswig-Holstein
Buy freshly caught eels directly from the boat on the Schlei:
In the Schlei-Baltic Sea region, visitors can purchase regional fish directly from the catch - it doesn't get any fresher than this. Naturally, the seasonal closed periods for fishing are observed.
Winemaker Thomas Schenk, Randersacker
Biodiversity in the Vineyard:
One of twelve Franconian winegrowers in the ETHOS winegrowers' association that has its own winegrowing code. Here, the vineyard becomes a green organic ecosystem without the use of chemicals - and the wine is consequently particularly delicious.
Tilli's Hof, Kirchberg im Wald
Rustic Journey into the Analogue Age:
On Tilli's historic four-sided farm, you can relive everyday farm life from the 19th century: Bread baking and herb growing courses as well as a lot of de-stressing are included.
Käsescheune (Cheese Barn), Hungen
The Sustainable Organic Dairy Experience:
Thanks to glass panels, you can take a look behind the scenes of traditional cheese production in this show dairy - and of course taste handmade cheeses made from the best organic milk from cows, goats and sheep.
Biohof Medewege, Schwerin
One of the largest Demeter farms in Germany:
On this organic farm with its farm shop, farm café, culture, holiday flats, arable farming, livestock breeding, market garden, beekeeping and mill bakery, all products are produced according to strict Demeter standards.
Hoflössnitz Winery, Radebeul
Wonderful Wines, Created by Mother Nature:
Green seeding between the vineyards, promotion of beneficial insects, organic fertilisation as well as purely natural plant protection: the quality of the wine can be experienced at the Hoflössnitz vineyard even while walking along the hillside.
BrotZeitTour (TimeforBread Tour), Saxon Switzerland
Wanderlust Travels, Experienced Through the Stomach:
Guided looped hikes with a tasty snack tucked into your rucksack. Traditional baked goods, cheese from the local dairy, hearty sausages from the farm around the corner - discovering nature and enjoying 100% local produce is a great way to have fun here.
Adoratio Chocolate Manufacturer, Struppen
Delicious Organic Quality Happy Hormones:
Saxony's first certified organic chocolate factory. Here you can find confectionery made according to the traditional art of chocolate: with raw materials from controlled organic cultivation and guaranteed free from chemical additives.
Domäne Dahlem, Berlin
Lighthouse Projects for Innovative Educational Work:
At the organic farm and open-air museum for agricultural and food cultivation with an ecological focus, the journey of our food can be experienced directly: from the field to the plate - and from the pasture into the shopping bag.
Experience the green side of German cities and towns: whether shopping, sightseeing or taking a leisurely stroll through the city as an alternative means of transport.