Mobility and Travel

Holidays in Germany, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Oktoberfest, North Sea and Baltic Sea: current information and background on mobility and travel

Hitchhike and help

Ahead of them lies a hitch-hike of 2,000 kilometres from Erfurt to Lithuania. Three students are taking part in the 10th hitch-hiking race across Europe.

When is tourism “ethical”?

Flying to New York for a weekend shopping trip? That’s something people really ought to think about twice, says Frank Herrmann, author of FAIRreisen, a book about “ethical travel”

Germany: a nation of cyclists

Karl Freiherr von Drais designed a free-wheeling bicycle 200 years ago in southwestern Germany, his contribution to what would become the bicycle’s international success story.

Germany's top destinations

Berlin, Munich, Hamburg – the cities topping the list of Germany's most popular destinations come as no surprise. But who would have had Ramsau or Oberwesel on their radar?

Safe travels

Many international tourists are shelving plans to go abroad for fear of terrorist attacks. How are holidaymakers in Germany responding? Three questions for Petra Hedorfer, CEO and Chair of the Management Board of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB).