Water plays a key role in Augsburg: water towers that date back to the Middle Ages and modern hydroelectric plants. DW's Lukas Stege explores rivers and canals, and visits the Schaezlerpalais and Brecht's childhood home.
Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week reenactment.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
Huge ski resorts, hotel complexes and noisy après-ski parties are the norm in many Alpine areas. Not in Berchtesgadener Land. The rural region missed out on many touristic developments. Now it's reaping the benefits.
The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check.
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