This statue in San Francisco, placed in the Golden Gate Park, is indeed an exact copy of the original monument that has stood on the Theaterplatz in Weimar since 1857. Not only that, like the original, the copy was also cast in Germany.
In 1899 it was cast from a plaster model of the original at a [...]
This region nestling at the heart of the Alps is characterised by a spectacular natural setting and unique scenery with 47 peaks higher than 4,000 m including the world famous Matterhorn.
It enjoys a sunny climate and its tradition of fine wines and delicious cuisine make every stay unforgettable. Five major resorts are the leading destinations [...]
Ever wanted to sleep in an original beer barrel? In the theme-hotel “Landhotel Hof Beverland” in Ostbevern/Germany you have the chance!
The barrel is from the 19th Century and was in use until about 1995. One barrel can be rented as a double bed or a single bed. The room has two additional beds, so you can [...]
Germany has become an increasingly popular destination for young people over the past few years. That is why the worldwide sales and marketing activities of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) are focusing on youth travel in 2013. The theme ‘Germany for young people – vibrant, fashionable, innovative’ caters to a huge tourism segment offering [...]
“We have exceeded our revenue expectations for the year 2012 with over 2 million overnight stays and generated revenues of 53.5 million euros. This represents a sales growth of 18 percent and 17 percent more overnight stays than in 2011 – we are very happy about this development,” explains Oliver Winter, General Manager of A&O [...]
Love Bach? Love classical concerts? Then Germany is the place to be in March or April. Not just any part of Germany, but the region where Johann Sebastian Bach (picture) spent most of his life: Luther Country. An easy drive, south of Berlin, the German federal states of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia regularly celebrate the genius [...]
Never been to Salzburg before? This is your chance to get some spring specials at “Castellani Parkhotel Salzburg”! Just visit the following homepage.
Here are some informations in German:
Der Frühling klopft bereits zaghaft an die Tür; die Lebensgeister erwachen und sind auf der Suche nach neuen Erlebnissen.
Besuchen Sie das Castellani Parkhotel Salzburg und genießen Sie mit [...]
World famous composer Richard Wagner was born on May 22, 1813 in Leipzig as the ninth child of the Wagner family.
Although the family moved to Dresden only three years later, his influence has continued to shape the cities musical character ever since.
Many of the places where young Wagner lived and played, such as Königshaus in the market [...]
It is exactly 460 years since the Riesensaal [Hall of the Giants] built on a monumental scale, came into being. The Riesensaal, which dominated the Residenzschloss in its role as the principal hall, takes its name from the gigantic warrior figures painted on the walls between its renaissance windows.
Here, in an area extending over more [...]
Visitors to Germany’s second largest city will find new sightseeing and hotel choices, a unique culinary culture, and two world-class art exhibitions.
Known for Beatles history, the trendy HafenCity district, a busy port and elegant maritime lifestyle, Northern Germany’s city of 1.8 million is becoming increasingly popular with travelers from North America. In the first six [...]