We accompany two friends from Guadalajara on a sightseeing tour in Munich. We join them strolling down the Maximilianstrasse and having a beer in the Hofbräuhaus.
Germany's highly celebrated new high-speed rail link between Berlin and Munich ran into trouble on its first day. An ICE train was plagued with technical difficulties and delays on the trip back to Bavaria.
After having its lowest level of visitors in 15 years in 2016 due to security fears amid terrorist threats throughout Europe, this year's Oktoberfest once again exceeded its annual average of 6 million attendees.
The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Here are the Top 10 in 360-degree videos, presented by DW reporter Elisabeth Yorck von Wartenburg.
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!
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