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The Germany facts guide is your reliable source for the most interesting facts about Germany. Discover the most beautiful destinations, find info about the German states & cities, learn about history, culture and Christmas traditions.
What is the time in Germany? Is there daylight saving time? Find the general facts on German time. Checking the time is easy. German clocks on public buildings always tell you what time it is.
Gently rolling hills, stunning river bends and picturesque towns - this is the beautiful Mosel valley in Germany.
My Germany travel guide helps you to plan your German vacations. You want to visit Germany but don't know where to start with your planning? You have many questions and find no answers? Here is the help to plan a happy journey.
Which are the major cities in Germany? Get quick info and pictures about the six largest and my favourite German cities.
Visit Trier in Germany and discover famous sights including the porta nigra, amphitheatre and the cathedral
Some German Easter customs like colouring eggs, decorating with eggs, easter bunnies, egg trees have a long history. Find all information how we celebrate Easter in Germany.
Eltz castle is authentic medieval, unique, a true picture of a fairy tale castle. Find all information you need, how to get there, things to do at Burg Eltz and fascinating history facts.
When you are looking for a Frankfurt Germany tour you have quite a lot of choices. Discover attractions, things to do in Frankfurt, and the best tours that start in Frankfurt.
Cup conversion for German recipes, get tips for best results when you try a German recipe. German cake and cookie recipes use the metric system. How to convert recipes into US measures? What is the best flour type for baking?
Find more facts about German Christmas traditions, see how we celebrate Saint Nicholas Day and Heilig Abend
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Hessen, a central state in Germany, offers a huge scenic diversity. Discover medieval towns, health spas, rolling hills, and experience a wide range of culture and leisure activities.
Rothenburg Germany is the medieval gem on the Romantic Road. Rich in history, art and beautiful scenery, Rothenburg ob der Tauber attracts visitors from near and far.
The German currency is the Euro, the same as in 18 other European countries. Where to exchange foreign currencies? Credit card or cash while travelling in Germany?
Oktoberfest Munich is the biggest folk festival in the world. The history dates back more than a century. For many people around the world the Oktoberfest in Germany defines German culture.
You want to visit the Oktoberfest in Germany? Need tips how to get there? Looking for tours and accommodation? Find all the info you need to prepare yourself for a fantastic experience at the Munich Oktoberfest.
Visit German castles and step back to the Middle Ages. Feel like the hero in a fairy tale, or the king of baroque. Castles in Germany are varied, mysterious and full of history.
Find out how we celebrate New Year's Eve in Germany
Experience the magic of German Christmas markets which are held in nearly every town and city. Christmas markets in Germany are unique. Join a tour, or explore on your own. Historical town squares form a romantique backdrop to many markets in the country.
Favourite Christmas traditions in Germany include a visit to German Christmas markets, baking yummy German Christmas cookies, and decorating the home. But there are many more traditonal Christmas customs in Germany that make December a very special time of the year.
Lamboyfest Hanau is one of the oldest folk festivals in Hessen. It celebrates the victory over General Guillaume de Lamboy in 1636.
What is a BahnCard? How does it save money? Here you find facts and answers to questions travellers ask frequently.
Introduction to the best attractions in Frankfurt and things to do. Discover historic buildings, fascinating museums, exclusive shopping, superb dining and a thrilling nightlife.
Planning a visit to the Cologne Christmas market? You have the choice of seven different Christmas markets to explore in Cologne. That's worth the journey, so why don't see them all?
Frankfurt Christmas market is one of the most beautiful in Hessen, and one of the oldest Christkindches markets in Germany. Visit Frankfurt for an enchanting and traditional Christmas experience
Zimtsterne (cinnamon stars) are the most traditional German Christmas cookies. It is hard to imagine Weihnachten without this delicious treat.
You can argue whether the Christmas stollen recipe with curd cheese called Quarkstollen, or a yeast stollen, based on the original Dresdner Christstollen, is the better German Christmas cake.
The result of my butter cookies recipe is tempting. Crisp and smooth, these German Christmas cookies melt in your mouth
Authentic German Christmas cookies, homemade or bought, belong to the festive season. Stollen, Lebkuchen and spritz cookies, let me introduce you to my favourite Weihnachtsplätzchen and traditional German cookie recipes from my family.
Travel to Germany to explore a beautiful country, but first, learn about the European Union member states, Schengen visa and general customs regulations.
Inspiring story about how German expats became innovative to create a German Christmas feeling in China.
The northern black forest is a region of contrasts. Glamourous spa towns, ancient monasteries, forests and tiny towns where you think time stands still.
Heidelberg Castle is definitely the most popular castle ruin in Germany. The majestic palace sits prominently on a hill, overlooking historic Heidelberg. Schloss Heidelberg has inspired poets for centuries, no wonder it is a huge tourist attraction and well known around the world.
When you plan your holidays in Germany you need answers to many questions. Where do I get German tourism information? What are the top 10 places to visit? Which are the best guided tours? I would be happy to give you answers and help you to plan your Germany vacations.
An Eurorail Pass or a German Rail Pass saves you money on your German train journey. Get the details and find the right train pass. See when it is worth to buy a pass.
We have more than one traditional potato salad recipe in Germany. Whether you prefer Kartoffelsalat with vinaigrette, bacon, or mayonaise, you will find a recipe on this page.
It is end of February and it is still snowing. I am sitting on my desk, supposed to work, answer emails, however, it is much more fun to watch the birds outside my window.
The southern Black Forest attracts with picturesque valleys and the highest mountains - Feldberg, Schauinsland and Belchen. Freiburg, on the southwestern edge of the black forest is an attractive city
German green sauce, known as Frankfurter Grüne Soße, is a traditional dish in Frankfurt and Hessen. Lots of rumours and heated discussions about the origins and the one and only recipe circulate about this famous german food.