The world's largest beer festival - Oktoberfest - is now officially underway in the Bavarian capital Munich. Some 7 million liters of brew are expected to flow at the two-week celebration. The event attracts revellers from all over the world.
Berlin is about as un-Bavarian as a German city can be, but that doesn't stop Oktoberfest from rolling into town every fall. Tamsin Walker went to find out if Berliners embrace the Munich tradition.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
Oktoberfest in Munich is the world's largest folk festival. The song-filled beer celebration is a bucket list item for many. DW's Hallie Rawlinson filled us in on her first time attending.
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.
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