Castles – the stuff of legend. Knights, epic battles and wild revelry. Even if life down the centuries wasn’t always that exciting, the ancient walls bring history alive. And the history of Burg Eltz, or Eltz castle on the river Mosel, has been very well preserved.
From the coast to the Alpine foothills, from Saxony to the Saarland, these links inform you about destinations for trips and outings.
Young people want to live in cities – don’t they? We asked young Germans and received some surprising replies.
The geographer Gerhard Henkel believes that democracy is at risk from rural exodus and the demise of villages. We describe the state in which Germany’s villages find themselves.
An expert in urban development explains how growing cities will remain liveable and how lifestyles and mobility will have to change.
Where did the Straße des 17. Juni get its name from? And what sights line it? We show the street in photos and a fast video!
How is Halloween celebrated in Germany? All you need to know about the origin of the tradition, typical costumes and the best Halloween events in Germany.
World revolutionaries are rarely celebrated in Germany. After all, there aren’t many of them. That’s why Karl Marx’s 200th birthday was something rather special in his hometown Trier.
How many federal states and state capitals does Germany have? This list provides an overview of the state capitals and their special features.
The “Entdecke DE” series takes you on a tour through Germany. This spring, our destination is Mainau in Lake Constance.
The “Entdecke DE” series takes you on a tour through Germany, this time to revitalised idylls.