Artistic landscaped gardens, lots of Middle Ages flair, a hot spot of modern Bauhaus architecture — for visitors, that means: UNESCO World Heritage sites wherever you look in Saxony-Anhalt.
The lockdown is hitting the hotel sector hard. One in three hotels is currently closed, while others have only a handful of guests. The hotels are fighting for a future — even if no one yet knows when that might happen.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many countries worldwide continue to restrict entry and most travel remains discouraged. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU — and how to get the latest info.
The COVID pandemic brought the global travel industry to a standstill. Despite restrictions and warnings, some travelers are packing their bags again and heading to regions that promise safety and a vacation from COVID.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe is going from one lockdown to the next. Many just want to get away and are pinning their hopes on the summer. Still others plan to stay near home — and travel more sustainably.
The COVID-19 epidemic poses a threat to the everyday life of people worldwide. Travelers are particularly affected, as are people working in tourism. Here are the latest developments.
Germany is in a strict lockdown. Travel has not been banned, but an appeal issued to refrain from non-essential trips. The borders remain open. Here's what you need to know about Germany's entry regulations.
EU leaders are meeting to address the slow pace the bloc's vaccine rollout, division over border closure policies and the introduction of vaccine travel certificates.
The European Commission has raised doubts about the proportionality of Germany's border checks to counter the risk of the spread of coronavirus variants.
2020 was a disastrous year for tourism. But with some exceptions: in the midst of the pandemic, Mexico ranks third among the world's most visited countries, after Italy and France.
The popular Balearic island is experiencing rising poverty that's even spreading to its wealthier quarters. The next holiday season is unlikely to heal the wound from the pandemic.
Sweden and Denmark are planning to introduce a digital coronavirus vaccination certificate that would make traveling easier. Other EU countries are considering similar ideas. But this plan has critics.
Bavaria has closed its border to the Czech Republic and Austria to stem the spread of new, contagious coronavirus variants. DW's Bernd Riegert traveled to the region to see how the controversial decision is playing out.
Leaders of Germany's 16 states and the federal government have agreed to extend shutdown measures until at least March 7. However, schools and hairdressers can open before that.
Cabin fever got you down? Fancy a snowy, alpaca-led walk in the woods or a private ski run? Instead of closing ski slopes and nature parks entirely amid the coronavirus, the sylvan region is taking a different approach.
We miss traveling and long to revisit beloved and new places that have been on our wish list. Here is where we want go as soon as coronavirus restrictions allow us to.
Without tourists, the favorite island of the Germans is facing ruin. It's entirely uncertain when the vacationers can return for holidays.
The cruise industry experienced a boom for years. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and travel shutdowns. Can the industry recover this year, and what changes are in store long-term?
Every year Lonely Planet creates a ranking of top destinations. Here is a selection.
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Mainz, Worms and Speyer are regarded as cradles of European Judaism. For more than 900 years, Jewish customs majorly impacted these three cities. What remains of this legacy? Check-in host Lukas Stege finds out.
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The cathedral from the 13th century is famous for the sculptures of the unknown Naumburg master.
Germany boasts numerous unique cultural and natural sites that were recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Here's a presentation of them. Today: Quedlinburg
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