Schloss Nymphenburg – Munich's Favourite Palace

Schloss Nymphenburg - Munich

Nymphenburg Palace is one of the most Beautiful Palaces in Europe: One of the favourite Munich attractions, and said to be one of Europe’s most beautiful palaces is the Schloss Nymphenburg. This Baroque palace, set in the western part of Munich, was the summer residence of Bavarian monarchs for generations. Schloss Nymphenburg was a gift […]

Enjoy Classical Music in Historic Berlin Churches

Berliner Dom

Berlin Classical Concerts in Historical Churches: From the number of classical music festivals and evening concerts held in Berlin each summer, it’s obvious that Berlin is a city that loves its classical music. Annual summer music festivals like the Fête de la Musique, Classic Open Air, Berlin Klassiktage and Musikfest Berlin are just a few […]

Interesting and Fun Facts About Berlin Attractions

Friedrichstadt-Palast © GNTB/Merten, Hans Peter

Some Interesting and Fun Facts for your Berlin Holiday: Berlin is an interesting city on many fronts.  For your next Berlin holiday, here are some interesting facts about Berlin attractions that you may visit: Many of the city’s landmarks go back to the time of the Prussian kings from the House of Hohenzoller. During the […]

Berliner Philharmonie – Home to Europe’s Finest Orchestra

Berliner Philharmonie and Chamber Music Hall

Philharmonie Enjoys the Rare Distinction of Having great Acoustics and Architecture: Berliner Philharmonie is home to one of Europe’s finest philharmonic orchestras. The Philharmonie was designed by Hans Scharoun and built between 1960 and 1963. It opened on October 15, 1963, with a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan, a […]

Enjoy Classical Music in the Home of Prussian Kings

Schloss-Charlottenburg - Courtesy GNTB

Schloss Charlottenburg was home to Many Prussian Kings and Queens: If you’re looking to enjoy some classical concerts in Berlin, there’s no more majestic venue to do this than at Schloss Charlottenburg. Charlottenburg Palace is Berlin’s largest royal palace and the only surviving building in the city which dates back to the time of the […]

Schweine Museum – The Largest Pig Museum in the World

Schweine Museum - Stuttgart

Stuttgart’s Unique Pig Museum Tells All About Pigs: Stuttgart’s Schweine Museum it seems is the largest pig museum in the world, with more than 37,000 sculptures, prints, paintings and documents from all around the globe covering all manner of pig facts. Schweine Museum In an exhibition space of over 800m² are 26 themed rooms dedicated […]

Bierbörse is not a Beer Stock Market!

Bierbörse Beer Markets

Bierbörse – a Franchise Arrangement that Organizes Beer Markets: If you’re travelling through Germany in the summer months and see Bierbörse beer festivals in cities like Cologne, Leipzig, Mainz and Bonn, etc., these beer markets are actually organized under a franchise system.  Bierbörse it seems is Europe’s first open air event which is distributed under […]

Passau Cruises from the Town of Three Rivers

Passau City from the River

Danube River Sightseeing Tours from Passau : Located at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers, Passau is often referred to as the “Town of Three Rivers”.  So, it would seem appropriate on any visit to Passau, that a river sightseeing tour of Passau should be on the itinerary. Passau is a regular […]

A Mozart Festival at the Würzburg Residenz

Kaisersaal - Würzburg-Residenz

On the Trail of Mozart in Würzburg : Since 1921, Würzburg has been hosting an annual Mozart Festival at its famous Würzburg Residenz, a UNESCO world heritage site, and at many other venues throughout the city. But Mozart did not have any personal links with Würzburg, so how did this month-long festival come to find […]

On the Trail of White Gold – North Bavaria and Thuringia

Meissen Porcelain Museum - Courtesy GNTB

890 km of Porcelain Trails: Visitors to the Northern Bavarian and Thuringia regions can travel along two scenic tourist routes which links places of interest associated with the manufacture of porcelain or White Gold as they were referred to 300 years ago. As early as the beginning of the 13th century, European royalty had been […]