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How to celebrate Easter in Germany

Watch out for sugar-coated lambs, fire and lots and lots of chocolate. Here's what to expect during the four-day Easter holiday in Germany.

Everyone knows the Easter Bunny doesn't lay eggs, but that doesn't stop him from hiding them for children in countries all over Europe and beyond. Watch the video below for more on Easter traditions across Europe. 

Easter traditions across Europe

A symbol of fertility, spring and new life, eggs have become an integral part of Easter celebrations.

In Germany, however, passion for eggs extends well beyond the holiday. Here's more:

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