200th Anniversary of Beer Gardens in Bavaria

Munich Biergarten

Bavaria Celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the Biergärten : When King Max I decreed in January 1812, that Bavarian beer breweries could sell retail quantities of their cellar beer to the public between the months of June to September, the Bavarian biergärten was born. Biergärten’s 200th Anniversary 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the Bavarian […]

Heidelberg Castle is Top of the Pops

Schloss Heidelberg

Of the Top 100 Attractions in Germany, Heidelberg Castle Was Voted Number 1: Over a month ago we asked those of you who have been to Heidelberg to vote Heidelberg Castle as your favourite attraction in Germany. This was part of a survey by the German National Tourism Board (GNTB) to establish a Top 100 […]

Musica Bayreuth Festival 2012

Bayreuth Markplatz by Michael Sander/Wiki

Bayreuth Festival – 51st Anniversary Celebrations of Musica Bayreuth Festival: When it comes to music festivals, the Bayreuth Wagner Festival is not the only festival that Bayreuth is famous for. The Musica Bayreuth Festival is amongst the more important cultural events in Bayreuth and Northern Bavaria. This year Bayreuth celebrates its 51st Anniversary of Musica […]

Wine Walking Weekend Throughout Germany – April 2012

Photo Courtesy Suedliche Weinstrasse

Germany’s Wine Walking Weekend Allows Visitors to Combine Walking and Wine-tasting: Spring is a beautiful time for walking and discovering Germany’s romantic wine villages and wineries.  And, for those who would like to combine a weekend of walking and wine-tasting in Germany, the Wine Walking Weekend is ideal. Wine and Walking Weekend – April 2012 […]

Passau Music Festival 2012

St Stephan Cathedral, Passau

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau – the annual Passau Music Festival: On Friday, June 29th, the 60th Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau (Passau European Weeks Festival ) opens under the theme “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”.  This year’s opening performance at the Bräuhausplatz Hacklberg features the commissioned work by an Austrian composer, Alfred Huber.  His composition “Danubio” […]

Festivals and Events in Germany (March – August 2011)

Bamberg, Germany

What’s On Around Germany: Festivals, Events and Exhibitions: Murder and Mayhem in Stuttgart (March 15 – 28, 2011) Murder and Mayhem at Stuttgart‘s Whodunnit Nights. A total of 40 events ranging from thrilling readings to plays draw visitors to unusual venues around the city in Baden-Württemberg. For further information visit: www.stuttgarter-kriminaechte.de/ The Fate of Sculpture […]

Frühlingsdom 2013 – The Hamburger Dom Spring Festival

Frühlingsdom - Hamburger Dom Spring Festival

Frühlingsdom or Hamburger Dom Spring Festival is the Largest Fair in North Germany: Hamburg Frühlingsdom, the largest fun fair in the north of Germany, is back on 22nd March 2013. Hamburger DOM takes place three times a year (spring, summer and winter) and Frühlingsdom is the Spring fair. Frühlingsdom 2013 Frühlingsdom fair boasts a 55 […]

Festivals and Events in Germany (May – August, 2010)

In the Gardens

Festivals, Events and Exhibitions around Germany: ELBJAZZ (May 28 – 29, 2010) 45 concerts on 15 stages: ELBJAZZ is an international festival at Hamburg harbour, bringing high-calibre jazz and maritime flair to unusual venues along the banks of the Elbe. For more information visit: www.elbjazz.de 11th Schwerin Castle Festival (June 4 – 6, 2010) Traditional […]

Festivals and Events in Germany (February – April)

Flower garden, Germany

What’s on in Germany for the months of February – April, 2010: Spring Flower Show (Feb. 18 – Mar. 7, 2010) Over 65,000 early-blooming flowers such as tulips, hyacinths, crocuses and daffodils captivate visitors to the Spring Flower Show at the Palmengarten in Frankfurt with their colour and fragrance. For more information visit:   www.palmengarten-frankfurt.de […]