Lederhosen, beer and oompah music: many people associate Germany with Bavarian culture. The landscape of mountains and castles draws a lot of tourists. An exhibition explores the lore and legends behind the clichés.
Germans have been found of their folk festivals for ages. The most famous one is the Oktoberfest, but marksmen, spring and wine festivals are also popular. Are you a veteran of the beer tent? Test your knowledge now!
Lederhosen were not always popular. They nearly disappeared in the 1880s! But thanks to one Bavarian teacher and his drinking buddies, the shorts will fill Oktoberfest tents. DW presents some surprising lederhosen facts.
Even if it's called Oktoberfest - the world's largest beer festival is running from September 16 until October 3. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest in Munich with our quiz!
"O'zapft is," the Bavarian expression for "It's tapped," launched the 184th edition of Oktoberfest on September 16 in Munich. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest with our quiz!
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