Fragrance lovers can have a really good time in Cologne
One of the most famous fragrances in the world: Eau de Cologne. In the oldest perfume factory in the world, visitors can learn about 300 years of perfume history. The Fragrance Museum (Duftmuseum) is located in the main building of the family-run Farina company in the historic center of Cologne, in which visitors can immerse themselves in the history of Eau de Cologne, for example, during a guided costume tour with the “parfumeur”. Another Eau de Cologne production was built about 100 years later in the Glockengasse in Cologne. Visitors can also explore the world of fragrance in the 4711-Haus, for example, at a fragrance seminar in which an individual Eau de Cologne is created under expert guidance.
Multimedia experience complex in the Audi Forum Ingolstadt
With more than 1,500 events a year and around 450,000 visitors, the Audi Forum Ingolstadt is a crowd puller for car fans from all generations. On an area of around 77,000 square meters, the combination of customer center, museum, factory tour, gastronomy, cinema, events, driving fun and services ensures moving impressions. The latest models can be seen, as well as historic gems or exhibits covering innovative topics such as lifestyle and design.
Outlet-Shopping in Berlin
Beautiful things don’t always have to be expensive. This can be seen in the Outlet Center in Berlin. Numerous factory outlets offer designer fashion and shoes at reduced prices. You can even buy exclusive porcelain at an advantageous price in the KPM factory sales outlet. Bargain hunters can also find inexpensive but original fashion that completely reflects the Berlin lifestyle in the second-hand and vintage shops, or in the flea markets.
BMW World and the BMW Museum in Munich
Even the futuristic architecture of the BMW Welt is impressive: the dynamic double cone made from glass and steel, and the delicate profile of the building, surmounted by a 16,000 m2 roof construction. The interior is even more fascinating. In addition to the latest car models from BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce, high-profile cultural and sporting events and interesting exhibitions can be visited. Right next door the BMW Museum presents exhibits extending to 90 years of BMW history.
The famous Zwieback (bread rusk) comes from Hagen<
Brandt-Zwieback has been sent from Hagen to many countries since 1912. The history of this special bread, for which the orange-coloured package with the smiling child has become a well-known sign, can be discovered in the Hagen Zwieback Museum. In addition to the factory sales outlet and a modern bistro, the listed "Haus Stennert" also houses the Brandt Museum. Rusks past and present can be experienced hands-on in ten rooms – even for the smallest visitors: They are guided through the exhibition by Zwack, the Zwieback Manikin. The stations include the founder’s room, the Zwieback production with its steaming oven and a walk-through Brandt-Markenzwieback bag.
Ingolstadt Village – Chic Outlet Shopping® in more than 110 boutiques
The Ingolstadt Village is situated close to the historic city of Ingolstadt, and less than one hour from Munich and Nuremberg. The boutiques lined along the wide boulevards offer reductions of up to 60% compared to the former, non-binding recommended prices, and thereby make shopping into a truly exciting experience. The special attraction of the Village lies in the unique mix of brands, made up of international luxury brands and leading German designer labels.
Coloured Glassworks in Lauscha
Die Farbglashüte (Coloured Glassworks) Lauscha in the Thuringian Slate Mountains can look back at a long tradition of glass manufacture. The glassworks at the heart of the glass-blowing city of Lauscha has a glassmaking history going back 157 years. A visit to the shopping world of the Coloured Glassworks ranges from the Christmas World and the Glass Studios up to the Glass Market. There's something for everyone. Anyone who wants to try their hand at glass making can take part in the many creative offers available. You can leave your handprint in glass, or blow your own glassworks or Christmas tree bauble: there are no limits to your creativity. Factory tours and factory sales: daily from 10.00 a.m to 3.30 p.m
Designer Outlet Soltau – cool percentages. Always.
The Designer Outlet Soltau is a unique shopping village in the center of the Lunenburg Heath, with more than 60 designer brands and discounts from 30 - 70% - always. International designer and fashion brands such as GANT, Nike, Lacoste and Esprit, as well as premium brands from the sectors of shoes, lifestyle and accessories, make the shopping heart beat faster. With a wide range of restaurants, a children’s playground place and 1,250 parking placesm the center offers a relaxed shopping experience for the whole family.