Historical places

Some 2000 years of history have left lasting traces in Germany – silent yet eloquent witnesses to mankind’s achievements and the wonders of nature. They range from historical buildings and cathedrals of industry to exceptional natural landscapes and even whole towns.

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Go beyond travel, venture off the beaten path and experience hidden, unique and special places in Germany.

Weimar – A Town Of Culture

Weimar – The Home Of The Bauhaus Movement The city of Weimar was home to many of the artists who belonged to the Bauhaus movement. This was a modernist school of teaching that was developed in the early 20th century and was designed to foster an understanding between art, society and technology. The city is […]

Hay Hotel Moerenhof

A Wonderful Romantic Location Sometimes an unusual location can turn out to be more romantic than a top luxury hotel. The Hay Hotel Moerenhof is one such place and is the perfect destination for visitors who want to enjoy a night or two, or a week, in the countryside with the option of spending an […]


A Lakeside Village Of Culture Caputh is in the municipality of Schwielowsee and it sits on the shores of the lake of the same name. Renowned in the past for being a retreat for the wealthy citizens who wanted to get away from towns and cities, Caputh has some beautiful places to see and you […]


A City Of The Forests The enchanting city of Brilon is situated on the Brilon Heights and stands 450 metres high above the River Möhne. Right in between a forest nature reserve (Arnsberg) and a lake nature reserve (Diemel), Brilon is a special city that dates back to 973 AD. Brilon is part of the […]

Bräutigamseiche Eutin

The Tree Of Love Not many trees have been awarded their own postal address but the Bräutigamseiche at Eutin is one that has and that is for a very special reason. Long feted as a marriage broker, the Bräutigamseiche (groom oak tree) is said to be over 600 years old and has gained its reputation […]

Berlin Museum Island

An Historical Centre In Berlin The museum island in Berlin is a world renowned historical centre which holds five museums. It is in the middle of the River Spree which runs through the city and has a unique collection of artifacts from all over the world. The first museum on the island was the Altes […]

Bayreuth Opernhaus

Baroque Theatre At Its Best Designed and built between 1744 and 1748, the Bayreuth Opernhaus is one of only a few that has survived from that era. It is being fully restored to its original splendour and is now listed as a UNESCO World heritage site. As a building that encompasses the unique and beautiful […]

Baumhaushotel Oberbayern

Built high up in the trees, the Baumhaushotel Oberbayern is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic getaway. Situated just to the north of Munich and right next to the shores of a small lake, this unusual hotel offers you exclusivity and something completely different. Baumhaushotel Oberbayern Is A Beautiful Natural Setting Staying in a […]

Aachener Dom

Aachener Dom – Germany’s First UNESCO Site One of the most magnificent cathedrals in Northern Europe, the Aachener Dom is the site where all of Germany’s great kings had their coronations. Built around the 9th century, it was named as a UNESCO site of historical importance in 1978. The Cathedral And Charlemagne Charlemagne was Charles […]

A Carriage Ride Through Münster

A Wonderful City On The River Münster is one of those beautiful German cities that is situated on a river. This is a wonderful city where there is so much to see and do and one of the best ways to explore is to take a carriage ride through Münster. Take a trip around this […]

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