Destinations Worth Exploring

Whether you are looking for relaxation or adventure, refined culture or vibrant nightlife, you can find it in Germany.  Explore enchanting fairytale castles in Bavaria, wander vine covered slopes along the Rhine, visit world-class opera houses in Dresden or shop for cutting-edge art in Berlin's galleries.

View of Berlin along the Spree

Metropolis Now: Germany's Eclectic Cityscapes

Germany is a land of great cities. The tapestry of towns that covers the entire country is a legacy of the rich history of once independent regions that formed modern Germany in the 19th century.


Fall Means Yodeling and Homeopathic Healing in the Alps

From steep mountain inclines to pleasant meadow paths, there are hundreds of diverse trails to explore in southeastern Bavaria. Yodeling courses and an exploration of Sebastian Kneipp’s theories of naturopathic healing round out the options.

Summer on the North Sea Coast

The German Coast

From the protected mudflats of the Wadden Sea in the west to the distinctive chalk cliffs of the island of Rügen in the east, Germany's coastline offers something for just about every taste.


Life in the Fast Lane on the Autobahn

Picture yourself in your dream car, speeding down a band of concrete that stretches all the way to the horizon. Sounds good? Welcome to the German Autobahn.

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Four Artists' Colonies Worth the Trip

In the late 19th century, German artists flocked from the cities to small towns and new "garden city" developments in the suburbs in search of fresh air, rarefied light and a quiet life with time to think and create.  Here are four great destinations for gallery-browsing and fresh air.


At the summit of the Jenner, overlooking Königsee, Watzmann, Berchtesgaden