Secret places with historical flair in Germany

  • Secret places with historical flair
    Germany is the homeland of world famous composers, scientists and historical figures. Ever wanted to visit the places where it has all started. We recommend here villages, towns and cities with amazing stories and figures. Get out of the ordinary, it is your trip.
  • Lutherstadt Wittenberg - beautiful town with a long history Tourist-Information, Schloßplatz 2, 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg

    Lutherstadt Wittenberg - beautiful town with a long history
    A beautiful medieval town in the heart of Saxony-Anhalt. During the 16th Century it became very well known for its political and cultural-historical endeavors. Martin Luther has lived and revolutionized here. Read More
  • Kehlsteinhaus - The Eagle’s Nest Kehlsteinhaus, 83471 Berchtesgaden Open only during Summer (May-Oct)

    Kehlsteinhaus - The Eagle’s Nest
    The Kehlsteinhaus, known in English as the Eagle’s Nest, was a gift from the Nazi Party to Hitler for his 50th birthday as a place for him to entertain visiting dignitaries and serve as a retreat. Read More
  • Dessau Roßlau - mecca for modern architecture
    Dessau-Roßlau – beautiful mixture of nature and history. it is considered the Mecca of modern architecture and holds the wold largest collection of 1920's bauhaus structures. Read More
  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex Gelsenkirchener Straße 181, 45309 Essen Outside always accessible. Indoors during tours.

    Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex
    The Zollverein Shaft XII in Essen was the largest and most modern coal mine complex in the world. Especially the Bauhaus architecture is impressive. In 1986, the mine was shut down. Read More
  • Aachener Dom-Germany's first UNESCO site Domhof 1, 52062 Aachen Jan till Mar 7a.m.-6p.m. & Apr till Dec 7a.m.-7p.m.

    Aachener Dom-Germany's first UNESCO site
    Aachen´s magnificent cathedral- a place full of history, where more than 30 German kings were crowned and where pilgrims have flocked since the 12th century- became Germany´s first UNESCO site in 1978. Read More
  • Quedlinburg – a half-timbered fairy tale Tourist-Info, Markt 4, 06484 Quedlinburg

    Quedlinburg – a half-timbered fairy tale
    A half-timbered fairy tale – this isn't an exaggeration at all: more than 1,300 half-timbered houses can be found in the narrow alleyways of Quedlinburg, one more beautiful than the other. Read More
  • Völklinger Hütte – the World Heritage Rathausstraße 75-79, 66333 Völklingen Nov.-April 10 am - 6 pm; April-Nov. 10 am - 7 pm

    Völklinger Hütte – the World Heritage
    Since the year 1994 the Völklinger Hütte (Völklingen Ironworks) is a part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage as an industrial monument. More than 100 years (from 1873 to 1986) iron steel was produced here. Read More
  • Old Town Bamberg Geyerswörthstraße 5, 96047 Bamberg

    Old Town Bamberg
    Bamberg is the largest old town ensemble in Germany.Since 1993 it is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. In this wonderful part of Bamberg you can find many monumental buildings from the 11th & 18th Century. Read More
  • Bayreuth Opernhaus Opernstraße 14, 95444 Bayreuth Apr-Sep 9am-6pm Oct-Mar 10am-4pm

    Bayreuth Opernhaus
    The Margravial Opera House is the most significant and best-preserved example of the Baroque theater culture. It was unchanged in its original form and shape. Since 2012 it's on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Read More
  • Kaiserdom in Speyer Domplatz, 67346 Speyer ‎ Nov-March 9am-5pm Apr-Oct 9am-7pm

    Kaiserdom in Speyer
    The Speyer Cathedral is a major work and the largest surviving romanesque church architecture in the world with a very fascinating history and sights, which are representing the city Speyer. Read More
  • Regensburg - a treasure for lovers
    Regensburg is a real treasure for lovers of historical places. The city one of the oldest cities in Germany and located at the most northern point of the Danube River. Read More
  • Culture town Weimar Tourist-Info, Markt 10, 99423 Weimar

    Culture town Weimar
    Weimar is a Thuringian town which is rich of traditions, which is the home of Schiller and Goethe, but the home of the 'Bauhaus' as well. Many places in this city are evidence of this. Read More
  • Berlin Museum Island Museumsinsel (Bodestraße) 10178 The museums have different times but mostly from 10am-6pm

    Berlin Museum Island
    The Museum Island is in the historical center of Berlin, it's the heart of the museum landscape and a very highly visited destination for tourists and one of the most important museum complexes in the world. Read More
  • Caputh- the house of Albert Einstein
    Caputh is a real cultural highlight- come and explore the summer house of Albert Einstein. According to him, his most beautiful summers were spent here. Read More
  • Ruin of Neu-Isenburg on the Baldeneysee
    High above the Baldeneysee in Essen, sits an old castle with an eventful history – the Neu-Isenburg. Although only ruins are left, it is an interesting, very hidden location, which is well worth a visit. Read More
  • Ludwigsburg - the childhood home of Friedrich Schiller Tourist-Information, Eberhardstraße 1, 71634 Ludwigsburg

    Ludwigsburg - the childhood home of Friedrich Schiller
    Ludwigsburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, about twelve kilometers north of Stuttgart city center. This neat cultured town is the childhood home of Friedrich Schiller. Read More
  • Landshut - 800 years of history Veldener Str. 15, D-84036 Landshut

    Landshut - 800 years of history
    An unforgettable experience to an 800 year old historical town situated on the Isar River. The city of Landshut has been Lower Bavaria's seat of Government since 1839. Read More
  • Hamelin - the city of the Pied Piper Tourist-Information, Deisterallee 1, 31785 Hameln

    Hamelin - the city of the Pied Piper
    Hamelin (Hameln) is called the "Pied Piper Town" (according to the legend by the Brothers Grimm). The legend is known throughout the world and has been translated into over 30 languages. Read More
  • Teufelsberg Berlin Teufelsseechaussee, 14055 Berlin

    Teufelsberg Berlin
    The Devil's mountain (Teufelsberg) in the Grunewald in Berlin is not a natural hill but was banked up with rubble from the second world war. With 120 m above Sea level it's the highest height in Berlin. Read More
  • Mölln - the Eulenspiegel city
    With one of the most well-preserved old towns in Schleswig-Holstein, Mölln is a true hidden gem in this beautiful region of Germany. Read More
  • Wünsdorf - The Book Town Zehrensdorfer Str. 12 15806 Zossen / OT Wünsdorf

    Wünsdorf - The Book Town
    The Book Town in Wünsdorf is a mixture of a 100-years old military history, sightseeing & culture. Wünsdorf is the one and only book town in Germany located in a romantic Brandenburg pine forest with a bunker. Read More
  • Görlitz - city with a lot to experience Fleischerstraße 19, 02826 Görlitz

    Görlitz - city with a lot to experience
    Görlitz the easternmost town in Germany is a city with a lot to experience. With many historical attractions in conjunction with modernity it is a beautiful town to be discovered. Read More
  • Monreal – enchanting idyll in the Eifel Tourist-Information, Am Hochkreuz 47, 56729 Monreal

    Monreal – enchanting idyll in the Eifel
    The little town Monreal is truly a secret place with historical flair. Countless half-timbered houses can be marvelled - one more beautiful than the other. Read More
  • Hohenzollern Bridge - a lock for lovers Hohenzollernbrücke, 50667 Köln

    Hohenzollern Bridge - a lock for lovers
    The Hohenzollern Bridge (built from 1907 to 1911) is a bridge crossing the river Rhine in Cologne, immediately in front of the Cologne main station. It's a rail bridge with pedestrian areas on both sides. Read More
  • Ohlsdorf Cemetery Hamburg Fuhlsbüttler Straße 756, 22337 Hamburg April to October 8 am-9 pm, November to March 8 am-6 pm

    Ohlsdorf Cemetery Hamburg
    Ohlsdorf Cemetery (Friedhof Ohlsdorf) in Hamburg is the biggest rural cemetery in the world. The cemetery is often visited by tourists, particularly to the rhododendrons bloom late April to mid May. Read More
  • Saalfeld – Feengrotten World Feengrottenweg 2, 07318 Saalfeld Nov-April 10.30 - 15.30 Uhr, May-October 9.30 - 17.00 Uhr

    Saalfeld – Feengrotten World
    The Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes are one of the oldest caves all over Germany opened up to the public. And the Guiness Book of Records considers them "the most colourful grottoes in the world". Read More
  • Bräutigamseiche Eutin Bräutigamseiche, Dodauer Forst, 23701

    Bräutigamseiche Eutin
    An old oak tree with its own postal address – the Bräutigamseiche Eutin (a city located in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein) is a nice and unique location for lovers. Read More
  • Hay hotel Moerenhof – a cozy adventure Mörmterer Straße 7, 46509

    Hay hotel Moerenhof – a cozy adventure
    What is more romantic than a night in the Hay. The hay hotel 'Moerenhof' in Xanten offers this cosy adventure and is a perfect place for lovers who like the country life with animals and healthy food. Read More
  • Baumhaushotel Oberbayern Schulstr. 26, 85305

    Baumhaushotel Oberbayern
    The Baumhaushotel Oberbayern (Tree Hotel Upper Bavaria) is a new hotel facility in the north of Munich. It is a special location for couples who search a romantic, unusual and exclusive vacation destination. Read More
  • Schwerin TV tower – Dinner for Two Hamburger Allee 72-74, 19063 varied, for details see website

    Schwerin TV tower – Dinner for Two
    Invite your loved one to a romantic candlelight dinner over the clouds and enjoy the incomparable view far beyond Schwerin, the city of lakes and forests. The Schwerin TV tower makes it possible. Read More
  • Mainau – flower island in Lake Constance Insel Mainau, 78465 Year round open daily from sunrise to sunset

    Mainau – flower island in Lake Constance
    A trip to Mainau, is a great romantic adventure: Flowers, as far as the eye can see. For good reason, Mainau is a popular wedding island, every year around 100 couples get married. Read More
  • Brilon – city of the forest Tourist-Information, Derkere Str. 10a, 59929

    Brilon – city of the forest
    Brilon – city of the forest – enchants visitors at a first glance. Wonderful old half-timbered houses, various shopping facilities and forest as far as the eye can see. Read More
  • Lübbenau – the city of punts Tourist-Information, Ehm-Welk-Straße 15, 03222

    Lübbenau – the city of punts
    Lübbenau is a town with a historic city center and through his central situation more than perfect for a stay in in the Spreewald and in Brandenburg. Read More
  • Karlsruhe – Gateway to the Black Forest Tourist-Information, Bahnhof­­platz 6, 76137

    Karlsruhe – Gateway to the Black Forest
    Karlsruhe – the gateway to Black Forest – is located in southwest Germany, near the Franco-German border and is one of the warmest cities in Germany. Read More
  • A carriage ride through Münster Prinzipalmarkt, 48143

    A carriage ride through Münster
    A romantic carriage ride through the inner city of Münster (Westfalen) is a perfect opportunity to get to know the city better, the city offers countless sights. Read More
  • Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe Hans-Thoma-Straße 2, 76133 Tuesday-Sunday, public holidays: 10-18 h

    Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
    The State Art Gallery Karlsruhe (Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe) – a neoclassical building next to the Karlsruhe Castle and the Karlsruhe Botanical Garden – is the right place for art friends. Read More
  • Tropical night Grugapark Essen Virchowstr. 167 a, 45147 March and October 7 pm, Jan/Febr/Nov/Dec 6 pm

    Tropical night Grugapark Essen
    Get the real feel of magic by the tropical rainforest – and that without getting on a plane. The tropical night in the Grugapark Essen offers a nightly tropical destination with culinary delights. Read More
  • Ulmer Münster – a gothic beauty Münsterplatz 1, 89073 Open every day, for details please see website

    Ulmer Münster – a gothic beauty
    With a high of 161,53 m, the Ulmer Münster (Ulm Minster) is the highest church in the world. If the weather is good you will enjoy a fantastic view of Ulm and the surroundings of Ulm. Read More
  • Rüdesheim am Rhein Rheinstrasse 29a

    Rüdesheim am Rhein
    Take a trip back in time and visit Germany's most central wine growing region and home of some of the world's oldest wine-growing families. Read More
  • Rheingau - origin of the best Riesling Tourist-Information im Besucherzentrum Kurfürstliche Burg Burgstraße 1 65343

    Rheingau - origin of the best Riesling
    Within the Rheingau area you will find a magical mixture of beauty and legend, steep fields of wine, famous medieval castles and many of the world´s most superior wines are created here. Read More
  • Dietfurt an der Altmühl Tourist Information Dietfurt a.d. Altmühl, Hauptstraße 26, 92345

    Dietfurt an der Altmühl
    Dietfurt an der Altmühl offers a kaleidoscope of beautiful things to discover and way more than you can dream off – this beautiful little town celebrates Asian culture right in the middle of Bavaria. Read More
  • Miltenberg - pearl on Main river Tourismusgemeinschaft Miltenberg-Bürgstadt-Kleinheubach, Engelplatz 69, 63897 Mi

    Miltenberg - pearl on Main river
    Magnificent half-timbered buildings and medieval streets, sun spoiled vineyards, rich history, excellent museums and the smallest Theatre in the world all this and much more is awaiting you in Miltenberg. Read More
  • Fürstenwalde ancient city on new shores Fürstenwalder Tourismusverein e. V. Mühlenstraße 1 15517

    Fürstenwalde ancient city on new shores
    Find paths around Fürstenwalde, whether along the Spree, in forests and grasslands nature, the Scharmützelsee or the Storkower Lake. The city is an ideal starting point for long hikes and nature explorations. Read More
  • Königs Wusterhausen - multi-faceted town Tourismusverband Dahme-Seen e.V., Bahnhofsvorplatz 5, 15711 Königs Wusterhausen

    Königs Wusterhausen - multi-faceted town
    Relax - whether on a day trip, a weekend or for your annual leave - here in the land of the Dahme river, just southeast of Berlin is a lot to discover and explore! Read More