Germany Related Articles and Travel Guides

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Rock am Ring (Music Festival)

Rock am Ring (Music Festival)
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In 2010 thousand of music fans from all over Europe will flock to the Nürburgring to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Rock am Ring. The festival takes place from the 4th to the 6th of June. [ + ] More Details

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National Garden Show 2011 in Koblenz

National Garden Show 2011 in Koblenz
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The National Garden Show 2011 in Koblenz, Bundesgartenschau (BUGA) Germany's largest Federal Horticultural Show, will display sustainable changes made to this ancient town and the surroundings through color, form and fresh ideas. Koblenz, located… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Passion-Play in Oberammergau, the once in a lifetime chance

Passion-Play in Oberammergau, the once in a lifetime chance
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From the 15th of May until the 3rd of October 2010 the eyes of the world will once again focus on Oberammergau, the small town in the Ammengauer Alps, Upper Bavaria. The preparation for the 41th world renowned Passion-Play is well on its way and if you… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Entertainment


Samba Festival in Coburg: Enjoy hot rhythms and sexy dancers

You don’t have to fly to Rio de Janeiro to experience a whole city filled with music and beautiful men and women dancing through the streets. [ + ] More Details

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Visit the most romantic castle in Heidelberg

Visit the most romantic castle in Heidelberg
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The "Heidelberger Schloss", as it is called in German language, is situated high above the River Neckar. It is very famous in Germany and the landmark of the city of Heidelberg. They are a must see for any visitor, not only because the castle ruins are… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


A Canoe Tour on the Lahn River

A Canoe Tour on the Lahn River
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A canoe tour on the Lahn river is great fun for the whole family! There are local businesses for renting canoes. They even do guided tours. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sports


Visit a 13th century old Castle: The Ronneburg Castle

Visit a 13th century old Castle: The Ronneburg Castle
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The castle was built in the 13th century in the so called  Ronnerburger Hügelland (the Ronnerburger Hill Country) and can be seen from all 3 villages that belong to the municipality: Neuwiedermuss, Altwiedermus and Hüttengesäss. It was built… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Trier - Visit the Oldest City in Germany

Trier - Visit the Oldest City in Germany
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On the banks of the Moselle River lies Trier, Germany's oldest city. It was founded as a Roman colony in 16 B.C. by Emperor Augustus. Learn more about Trier ... [ + ] More Details

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A Visit to Büdingen

A Visit to Büdingen
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Büdingen is a town in the Wetteraukreis in Hesse known for its medieval stronghold that to this day is still in good condition as well as for its timber framed houses. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Munich’s famous Hofbräuhaus – oans, zwoa, g'suffa!

Munich’s famous Hofbräuhaus – oans, zwoa, g'suffa!
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When Germans think of Bavaria’s capital, the Hofbräuhaus usually is the first thing that comes to mind. This old—established beerhouse is the unofficial landmark of Munich and just oozes Bavarian Gemütlichkeit. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Dining


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