Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.
Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.
For 125 years Loschwitz Bridge, nicknamed the “Blue Wonder,” has been a landmark in the city on the Elbe. The venerable bridge is more than just a stop on a sightseeing trip, and is heavily traveled.
Some 10,000 people joined demonstrations in Dresden opposing a celebratory PEGIDA rally. The far-right group held its first "evening stroll" four years ago.
The last season of the fantasy series Game of Thrones is starting. Euromaxx tours the locations in Northern Ireland. Plus: the new show by the Flying Steps. And: the best tips for a weekend in Florence, Italy.
The Sechseläuten in Zurich goes on for several days. The climax is the burning of the Böögg, a paper-and-cardboard snowman stuffed with excelsior and fire crackers.
The Michelin gourmet restaurant guide has just awarded Juan Amador a third star for his Amador Restaurant in Vienna. He’d already had one three-star restaurant in Germany, before following his heart to Vienna.
A Berlin museum is the venue for the Flying Steps. The urban dance crew is staging the classical piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky. The sets were designed by street artists Os Gemeos.
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