When the North Sea retreats at low tide, a mud desert full of life remains. Discover this interesting natural landscape with a panoramic view and learn more about the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site!
Take a tour of Bremen and you’ll enjoy maritime flair on the North Sea and discover a historic Hanseatic city.
Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral – they account for the splendor of the Czech capital on the Vltava River. But tasting Czech beer is also part of a visit to Prague.
Vintners, wine and palaces – Check-in presenter Lukas Stege explores the vineyards of the Elbe valley. On his itinerary: a vineyard hike, a sparkling wine tour and a visit to Saxony's oldest winery.
The line that separates North and South Korea is considered the most hostile frontier in the world. But at least one part of the border has been turned into a kind of amusement park accessible for the right price.
Two light air festivals are currently illuminating many buildings and landmarks in Berlin. We show you some of the highlights from "Berlin Leuchtet" (Berlin lights up) and the Festival of Lights.
German cabin crew trade union UFO has announced its members will strike this Sunday following a dispute over pay with Lufthansa. The strike is expected to disrupt flights at Frankfurt and Munich airports.
Just months ahead of celebrations next year honoring the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, the city of Bonn unveils a new multi-media tour dedicated to its most famous son.
President Macron says Notre Dame will be rebuilt in five years -- but that's a tall order. Architects say the current plan won't work. And local residents are concerned about lead emissions that were released as the cathedral burned.
Indian authorities have announced that they will lift the travel advisory in Kashmir that has been in place for over two months. They also said they will gradually remove restrictions on movement in the disputed region.
The Danish capital has a new artificial green space: Copenhill. Copenhagen’s latest landmark offers skiing and recreational hiking with a city view - on the roof of a giant trash incinerator.
The Oktoberfest in the southern city of Munich has ended after drawing some 6.3 million guests. Although less beer was consumed than last year, hundreds lost their licenses for driving or riding under the influence.
The Henn na Hotel in Tokyo is the latest high-tech accommodation offering robotic and virtual staff. Hotel management says the visitors enjoy the technology, and it also frees up the human staff to do more important work.
In Montenegro, the growing number of cruise ships using the Bay of Kotor is causing environmental problems. Yet the city of Kotor relies on the income from mass tourism.
Many of the top holiday destinations of the Mediterranean country fear the damaging consequences that a hard Brexit and a recession in Germany could have on their economic perspectives.
After the Thomas Cook fallout, DW’s Susan Bonney-Cox spoke with holidaymakers and local hoteliers on Crete.
Frankfurt is many things: banking metropolis, transport hub, book fair city. The historic town center has just been reconstructed while more skyscrapers are being built — an ever-changing city.
Berlin's broadcast tower, the Fernsehturm, is turning 50. The iconic tower is Berlin's tallest landmark, but it is just one among many. Here are the top 10 most distinctive sights in the German capital.
Knights, kings, romance and wine — the Upper Middle Rhine Valley has more castles than anywhere else in Germany.We show you the loveliest castles and palaces along the romantic Rhine.
After 8,000 years, Georgians are still making wine as they used to in clay pots buried underground. DW's Sarah Hucal took a trip to Georgian wine country in the South Caucasus to see what it’s all about.
Discover Wartburg Castle in Eisenach with a 360-degree tour! Here Martin Luther translated the Bible into German. Take a look around his parlor and learn more about the World Heritage Site.
"Mainhattan" from above: Our drone shows you a bird's eye view of Frankfurt — from the skyline and old town to the museum embankment.
Today, the Berlin Wall appears as a photo stop at Checkpoint Charlie or as graffiti artwork at the East Side Gallery. DW’s Hallie Rawlinson retraces the history of the Wall to learn more.
For decades the Berlin Wall was a brutal symbol of Germany's division. Today it's become a tourist attraction, though quite a few don't succeed in actually finding it.
Saxony's Wine Route is one of Germany's smallest wine-growing regions. It is notable for its steep-slope vineyards, dry stone walls and small palaces. Lukas Stege steams downriver from Dresden via Radebeul to Meissen.
Saarland is one of Germany's great undiscovered travel destinations. The region features beautiful natural landscapes, historical monuments, and distinctive cuisine.
DW's Nicole Frölich explores Schleswig-Holstein: sailing the Schlei, visiting Gottorf Castle and drinking rum in Flensburg. It's a varied trip through northern Germany.
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People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
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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