Germany has many different regions and landscapes, and they are home to a huge variety of recipes and ingredients for cooking and baking. So put on your favourite apron and embark on a culinary voyage of discovery through Germany’s 16 federal states from the comfort of your own kitchen!
The mountain biking destination of Germany boasts a rich variety of bike parks, trail centres and an almost infinite number of routes. Beginners and pros alike are guaranteed fun on trails and adventures on two wheels in the rich countryside. Out of respect for the countryside and other users, cyclists must adhere to the International Rules of the Trail.
If you want to marvel at Icelandic-style geysers, gondolas straight from Venice and many other wonders, all you need to do is come to Germany. Many of the attractions around the world have a twin – let's embark on a German voyage of discovery brimming with exotic surprises.
Almost no other natural region of Germany evokes more romantic feelings than the Rhine. A trip along the river is like a voyage into a fairy-tale land, with no fewer than 60 picturesque castles and formidable fortresses presiding over the river from the surrounding hilltops.
According to the German Bread Institute, over 3,000 different types of bread and other baked goods are sold in Germany every day. This breadth of choice is world-beating, and has been recognised as part of Germany’s intangible cultural heritage since 2014. You’ll also find huge regional variations between the speciality baked goods on offer.
If you dream of living in a fairy-tale world, Thuringia is the place for you. The state boasts in excess of 2,000 parks and gardens – perfect spots for a stroll in the countryside with countless palaces standing regally in the background. With its wealth of tourist attractions, there are many reasons to visit this state. And there's an additional one in 2021, when the German National Garden Show, held in the state capital of Erfurt will put on a firework display of blossoming highlights.
Flying horses, pop art bananas and fire hydrants with flower patterns: street art is taking over urban areas. But it's not all about spraying or tagging. In many places, you will find art that catches the eye, such as yarn-bombed lampposts, bins with monster eyes or placards that employ techniques such as irony or alienation.