Places

The Crown of Schönbuch

The Schönbuchturm or “beacon tower” located near Herrenberg is a new 30 metre high architectural attraction made of wood and steel ropes. The Schönbuch is the oldest natural park in Germany’s Herrenberg region (located within Baden-Württemberg), but so far without a tower or a viewing platform for visitors to enjoy the surrounding …

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Berlin Holzmarkt urban village
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Holzmarkt – Berlin’s New Urban Village

Creative minds in Berlin have been given a brand new place to hang out, live and work – and tourists may soon follow – as alternative village Holzmarkt (timber market) opens for business. Where party-goers used to dance the night away at the capital’s famed Bar 25 nightclub along the …

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river snorkeling in Germany
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River Snorkeling in Germany – Under The Pegnitz

If you hear the word snorkeling, you’ll probably imagine a tropical destination with a clear blue sea and coral gardens teaming with fish. But there are many other snorkeling locations around the world just as interesting, and Germany has its own secret underwater world just waiting to be discovered. Located in …

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Berlin's spring festivals
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Blooming Wonderful – Berlin’s Spring Festivals

As the sun’s rays begin to signal that spring is just around the corner, it’s time to head outside and enjoy all that Berlin’s spring festivals have to offer. Berliner Frühlingsfest The Berlin festival season kicked off this year on March 24th with the 47th Berliner Frühlingsfest (Berlin Spring Festival) at the …

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Wobbly German suspension bridge
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German Suspension Bridge is a Wobbly Wonder

German suspension bridge proves surprise hit with tourists. Geierlay Bridge in Rhineland-Palatinate is the tourist sensation which came out of nowhere. In the middle of nowhere. On average, 1,000 people scare themselves half to death every day by walking over Germany’s longest suspension footbridge.  A good year after its opening, …

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German Castle Museum
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Behind The Myths At The German Castle Museum

Located on the Thuringian border with Bavaria, the German Castle Museum aims to get behind the myths and legends that surround many of Germany’s majestic castles and haunted ruins, to reveal the everyday life of the people who lived in them. Bad Colberg, Germany (dpa) – Siege ladders and medieval armour, Gothic …

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