A cultural tour of Frankfurt

In this capital of high finance, the cultural attractions are gold standard. Frankfurt’s riverside is lined with internationally renowned museums, one of the greatest assemblies of arts and culture in any European City.

Good News from alphabet-topping city

It's the destination, under its former name, of the Robert Browning’s poem How They Brought The Good News From Ghent To Aix (Aix la Chapelle). Today this city is known for some glorious treasure, very hot running water, fine dining and a famous local biscuit. The Christmas market is open from November 23 to December 24, 2012

German retreat for Queen Victioria

Visit Coburg in SE Germany today and you find many references to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. And the biggest Samba festival outside Brazil.

Six things you must do in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf's conversion into a top city-break destination is complete.

City of the high churches

The proud, compact medieval port of Lubeck has the world's highest brick church.

Small town capital of culture

Weimar is one of the best preserved small towns in Europe, with a cultural roll call to impress cities 10 times its size.

Modern mediaeval Germany

Munster is a busy student city in north-west Germany , steeped in history and smothered in greenery. And one of the most bicycle friendly places on earth.

Leipzig - city of cool urban revival

Once dowdy Leipzig, now one of the smartest city breaks in the former East Germany.

Is this the most eco-friendly city in Europe?

This South German city managed to be both pleasing on the eye and ultra-light in its carbon footprint

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