In 1823, Lieutenant-General Job von Witzleben was rewarded 20,000 thalers by the King. He used the money to acquire a large piece of land around Lietzensee lake where he ordered Park Witzleben to …Read More
Situated on an Island, Mäuseturm (Mouse Tower) is the only defensive tower and watch-tower in the center of the Rhine, next to Pfalzgrafenstein Castle. The Mouse Tower was built only between 1298 …Read More
Bridges had always been one of the most intriguing landmarks all around the world. Their importance is not only the obvious one, to connect two shores as a transportation short cut, but they also …Read More
Tiger & Turtle is a 21-meter-high sculptural walkway positioned upon a hilltop in Duisburg, Germany.
The construction's vibrant sweeps and curves inscribe themselves into the …Read More
The Wegelnburg is a castle located near Schonau in Palatinate forest. Hohenstaufen established it back in the 12th and 13th centuries. It is, therefore, protected the border of Hohenstaufen in 127…Read More
The tetrahedron, composed of steel tubes and cast nodes, is a symbol of structural change in the region. The construction was built on a former mining dump of the mining industry. The heap on Beck…Read More
Höllental translates as valley of hell, you decide how heavenly this valley is. Route is most pleasant in two days, but can be realistically done in one (6-10 hrs) to the summit and take the tram …Read More
This 21-hectare internationally themed garden park is tucked away among the Soviet-style Plattenbau of the eastern district of Marzahn.
Berlin is a city that has always drawn people who see…Read More
The tree is close to a forest road that branches off Bundesstraße 76 shortly after leaving Eutin in the direction of Plön, which is marked with a sign. The address is: Bräutigamseiche, Dodauer For…Read More
This memorial on the Kreuzberg in the Viktoriapark, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, commemorates 12 battles in the Napoleonic Wars where the Prussian and Russian forces coalition was successf…Read More
The Bad Schandau Elevator is a passenger truss-tower elevator built in 1904 in Bad Schandau, a spa town in Saxony, Germany. The elevator's height is 52.6 meters (173 ft) in an art nouveau-style st…Read More
The Teufelskanzel near Lindewerra in the west of the Thuringian district Eichsfeld ( Germany ) is at about 452 m above sea level. NHN located Buntsandstein rock block on the Höhenberg mountain r…Read More
While the majority of people flock all the way down to Fussen to visit the overly crowded, commercial Neushchwanstein and miss out of some of the best castles in all of Germany, such as Burg Eltz.…Read More
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of Germany's most visited castles and one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations. Neuschwanstein means “New Swan Castle” referencing “the Swan Knight” one of W…Read More
A total of 38 raise systems and 63 kilometers of slopes offer all types of concern levels, from simple family slopes to the difficult FIS World Cup slopes. And the altitude potential there is alwa…Read More
This pretty site of pilgrimage is a church of St. Coloman, which lies in the center of Schwangau meadows in Germany. This church takes its name after the Irish pilgrim, who is said to have grazed …Read More
The Lichtenstein Castle is located on the edge of the Swabian Alps in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. This gothic-style castle is perched on a beautifully exposed cliff overlooking a wooded…Read More
One of Essen's biggest attractions (Bredeney)-Villa Hügel-the Krupp family's former residence (construction was completed in 1873). It is a huge, 28 acres beautifully maintained park, located near…Read More
The Bastei is one of Germany’s most unique landscapes. Giant pinnacles of sandstone rock tower over the Elbe River and the green countryside. Spanning these pinnacles is a stone bridge, dramatic i…Read More
The straight-faced limestone rocks allow climbs ranging in difficulty from level III to X. Most climbable rocks are in the Eichstätt region with the 50-m/160-ft Dohlenfelsen the highest and most c…Read More
The Kehlsteinhaus is a Third Reich-era building erected atop the summit of the Kehlstein, a rocky outcrop that rises above the Obersalzberg near the town of Berchtesgaden. We did a day trip from S…Read More
Hohenzollern Castle is the ancestral seat of the imperial House of Hohenzollern. The castle was built in the mid-19th century as a family memorial to the Hohenzollern clan. Its design is a ripoff …Read More
Berlin’s Fliegeberg (literally “Fly Mountain”) is a 15-meter-tall artificial hill erected by Otto Lilienthal, the first person to successfully make repeated, well-documented flights in heavier-tha…Read More
The entrance of Bockenheimer Warte Subway Station looks like if a monster had picked up a tram car and smashed it into a sidewalk. This unique subway entrance looks like a part of a cartoon, and i…Read More
Lübeck–the Hanseatic League's former capital and Queen City–was founded in the 12th century and prospered as the major trading center for northern Europe until the 16th century. It has remained a …Read More
The two towers were built by the cities of Kleve and Cologne, which in the 14th century shared administrative responsibility for Xanten. Once they were joined together by a bridge over the since-f…Read More
The Harz is a low mountain range in the Central Uplands of Germany, famous for its historic silver mines that brought prosperity to the region and to the Electorate of Hanover. It lies between the…Read More
It is located in south-western Berlin in Steglitz-Zehlendorf area close to the lake Schlachtensee, surrounded by the dense green forest of the Grunewald.
This is a popular spot for walkers…Read More
The location of Hintersee Lake and Ramsau are amongst the most picturesque in the Bavarian Alps. Surrounded by tall peaks and located in Ramsau at the foot of the Reiter-Alm, Hintersee La…Read More
Brother Klaus Chapel is a concrete place located in Wachendorf Germany. Local farmers established the chapel at the edge of the field. Its flow is aligned with glass beads and molten lead fixed at…Read More
We traveled for approx. 33 miles along this river and through the national park. The scenery is amazing. Great to relax and watch the miles go by. Plenty of small towns and of course churches. Som…Read More
At the Rursee lake in the Eifel region, you can escape day-to-day life.
The Rursee lake is the ideal vacation spot for peace and quiet, spending a day employing the lake in great w…Read More
Rising high above the Spree River, with no fewer than 17 towers and an awful lot of the town fortification still ringing the Altstadt, Bautzen's skyline is a sight to behold. While its old town is…Read More
This funicular railway has linked a cemetery in the middle of a forest with the city of Stuttgart in the valley nearly 300 feet below since 1929. The incline railway is a convenient form of transp…Read More
Walberla, a plateau on the edge of Franconian Switzerland in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, is a legendary place. For thousands of years, it has been a spiritual site dating back to the Celtic peoples.…Read More
Traveling through Germany is exciting when it comes to visiting incredible cities, riversides, spectacular museums, and excellent beer, but have you ever thought of checking out this immense Europ…Read More
The Neustadt Kunsthofpassage in Dresden, Germany, is an architectural neighborhood. Designed by artists Annette Paul, Christoph Roßner and André Tempel, this wall is one of the strangest and most …Read More
The Dresden Schwebebahn, like the Wuppertal Schwebebahn, is a curious kind of cable car. The Dresden Schwebebahn will help you move to the small mountains, but later you will say thank you.There y…Read More
Burg Frankenstein (Frankenstein Castle) remains a little ruined, about 30 km south of Frankfurt, Germany. If you have your own transport, it's an easy afternoon trip from Germany's second city. Fr…Read More
Auf unserem Weg nach Kufstein - vom "Tatzelwurm" her kommend - nutzen wir fast immer die Gelegenheit, um diesen kleinen idyllisch gelegen See spazierenzugehen ... ~ 40 Minuten reichen aus. Nie is…Read More
The listening station is now probably the most well-known of Berlin’s formerly secret sites.
Teufelsberg is known as the Cold War as an American listening station but its histo…Read More
Located in the Southern North Sea roughly seven kilometers away from Germany's mainland is the long little island of Juist, a municipality that boasts 17 kilometers of beautiful beach land on the …Read More
The history began in 1967, when Gottfried Loffelhardt and Richard Schmidt founded Phantasialand, one of Europe’s older theme parks. Very similar to many other European parks, Phantasialand started…Read More
This is a wave that forms on the river Isar just downstream of the Wittelsbacherbrücke bridge in Isarvorstadt. This is just next to Zoozies cafe bar. See the exact location on Google Maps. The wav…Read More
The idea for the construction of a suspension rope bridge was first formulated in 2006 as part of a public-sector workshop of village renewal for the development of the local community Mörsdorf an…Read More
Wewelsburg is a Renaissance castle located in the village of Wewelsburg, a district of the town of Büren, Westphalia, in the county of Paderborn, northeast of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The …Read More
Bergpark Wilhelmshohe is a magnificent park located in Kassel, Germany. It is also called the mountain park. The park is spread across 590 acres, making it one of the largest hillside park in Euro…Read More
Schöneberger Südgelände, located in the southern end of Berlin’s north-south. This place which offers expansive dry grasslands, shrubs and a pristine forest grew out of the fo…Read More
Großer Wannsee is officially Europe's largest outdoor swimming area on a central body of water with more than 4,100 feet long and up to 260 feet wide white sand beach imported directly from …Read More
The first thing which comes to your mind when you think of a coal mine is a picture of a dirty, messy and black environment. Essen’s aesthetically beautiful Zollverein Coal Mine will change your v…Read More
Eibsee Lake is a beautiful alpine lake in the southern part of Bavaria, Germany. It is also located about 8 miles southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen beneath the Zugspitze Mountain. It is also abo…Read More
Overgrown by nature, the Spreepark is a 24-hectare park that once was one of the most famous amusement parkin Germany.
The park was originally built by the communist government in East Ge…Read More
The ruins of Thurant Castle reach on a hill's of the villages of Alken on the Moselle in Germany. One of my favorite castles. Still mostly occupied but visitors can explore a large part of the cas…Read More
This island in the Havel River was settled thousands of years ago. From the bronze bangles, bracelets and hair spirals found here in the Iron Age, we know people were living on the island about 2,…Read More
The islands are located in the Heligoland Bight (part of the German Bight) in the North Sea's southeastern corner and had a population of 1,127 at the end of 2016. They are not the only German isl…Read More
Oberbaum Bridge is a double-deck bridge over the River Spree and one of the most photographed bridges in Germany.
The Oberbaum Bridge has two towers, an elevated subway/underground line on…Read More
The Müggelsee, also known as the Großer Müggelsee, is a lake in the eastern suburbs of Berlin. During the city’s summer months, this peaceful body of water becomes a refuge f…Read More
Love Island is actually the top of a hill where a small castle, Burg Bring, has been standing since the 12th century. Between 1908 and 1914, Lake Eder was flooded, turning the hilltop and castle r…Read More
From Hoher Kranzberg Although Alpspitze isn' t among the highest mountains of the Wetterstein Gebirge it has a glamorous and famous name. This is due to its impressive north face and Zugspitze loo…Read More
Built on the Havel and Spree rivers, various fortifications have protected the town of Spandau (now a borough of Berlin) since at least 1197.
From the nearest U-Bahn station, U Zitadelle o…Read More
In the summer of 2009 the nonprofit organization Nomadic Grün turned created a green paradise on former wasteland.
The idea for the garden was based on the idea that even in an urban …Read More
Simple trail around the lake with great views. A beautiful lake, if you want to do as the locals, hike for 10 minutes to the Alpseebad - a hidden gem with all facilities needed: toilets, changing …Read More
Located at the heart of Berlin's life and close to the city center bordering major sights like the Brandenburg Gate or Potsdamer Platz, these forested grounds cover a spreading of 210 hectares, at…Read More
Opened in 1987, the Museum Insel Hombroich comprises a 21-hectare landscape conservation area and is a pure daylight museum with ten walk-in sculptures, some of which are used as exhibition buildi…Read More
The “Kuhflucht waterfalls” are amongst the most comfortable falls in Germany and especially in spring when it has been raining they are spectacular. During the hike, you will have terrific views o…Read More
With mountains overlooking it and shores surrounded by incredible with hiking trails, Kochelsee has been an attraction to hiker and artists alike.
Located about 65 km south of Munich, Koch…Read More
Rakotzbrücke, also called the "Devil’s Bridge", looks more like something that resides in a gothic fairytale. This freakish looking bridge is tucked away in a small park in Saxony, Germany.
The Krämerbrücke is a medieval arch bridge in the city of Erfurt, in central Germany's Thuringia, lined with half-timbered shops and houses on both sides of a cobblestone street. It is one of the …Read More
The Zitadelle Renaissance fortress, Spandau Citadel, is just ten minutes ' walk from the old town of Spandau. Today, the old Citadel of the sixteenth century hosts a wealth of cultural events–from…Read More
Oberstaufen and environs; an ideal destination for your bike holiday. Here you will find pleasant, easy-going mountain bike trails for families but also challenging tours for true bike freaks. …Read More
The Schlachtensee is loacted in the southwestern part of Berlin, in the heart of the forest, between Krumme Lanke and Wannsee.
The Schlachtensee is one of the region’s most picturesq…Read More
Görlitz is Germany's easternmost town from its Polish sister town of Zgorzelec, located across the Neiße River. It is well maintained and more or less untouched survived the Second World War. In t…Read More
Founded sometime before 1000 AD and still lived in by one of the three members of the Eltz family Eltz Castle is considered the German knight’s castle par excellence. It has remained in the posse…Read More
An interesting part of Hamburg. Large parts of the 'old' harbor city is rebuilt after the war, but there are few remnants remain of the original Hamburg that was part of the Hanseatic city that gr…Read More
Surfers in the river in this park is a Definitely must see! Picnic along the river is highly recommended! It cannot be as beautiful as hyde park or green park in london but river is a big bonus fo…Read More
With the help of this submerged and training facility, which is the only one of its kind in the world, you can have a safe dip in the depths of the seas with dry feet and without any previous know…Read More
The Watzmann is a peak south of Berchtesgaden village in the Bavarian Alps. It is the third highest in Europe and the second on German soil. On an N-S basis along a hill on the higher western half…Read More
The Nibelungenhalle is a domed building in Konigswinte, a town in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Sieg district. It is located on the way to the summit of the Drachenfels, where Siegfried is sai…Read More
Although most people think of Japan when they hear the words ' cherry blossom festival,' you will find impressive pink blossoms all over the world.
The blossoms in question can be found in …Read More
Pfalzgrafenstein Castle is a unique island castle in the Middle Rhine Valley. It originates from the 14th century and has always served to protect the customs station in Kaub. The castle was never…Read More
Luisenburg rock labyrinth is amazing to look at! The Luisenburg rock labyrinth story in Wunsiedel, Germany begins 240 million years ago when lava flowed into the mountainous area. After the lava s…Read More
When touring Sellin Pier, you will no longer only have a brilliant ride at the constructing itself, but also on your way there! The fantastic “Wilhelmstraße” road gently ascends closer to the 30-m…Read More
A young elephant called Tuffi made the suspension monorail world-famous. On July 21, 1950, for a Circus Althoff visit, Tuffi boarded a train as an advertising gimmick. We don't know if she felt tr…Read More
Located in Traben-Trarbach in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The Grevenburg Castle was built around 1350 by Count Johann III, a son of the Countess Loretta, and was the ance…Read More
Germany's city of Hamburg is home to one of the most practical landmarks ever built. In the early 20th century, Hamburg had a bad need for improving the city infrastructure and building a viaduct …Read More
Sanspareil is a borough in the Franconian municipality of Wonsees, the upper part of the Free State of Bavaria. It is about 40 miles north of Nuremberg and 45 miles from the border with the Czech …Read More
After Bremen united the Hanseatic League the old town hall was put together in the Gothic style in the early 15th century. The building was refurbished in the supposed Weser Renaissance style in t…Read More
When the Harz floes were pressed up in the Cretaceous, the small and occasionally interrupted mountain range began, which begins at the Regenstein near Blankenburg and extends over eight kilometer…Read More
The mosque is one of the most fascinating buildings in the palace gardens of Schwetzingen. Not only did Elector Carl Theodor follow a fashionable trend of his time, he also portrayed himself as a …Read More
Sanssouci Park (known as the Versailles of Berlin) the top attraction of any trip to Potsdam. Just 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Berlin, Potsdam is full of amazing palaces and landscapes, but many…Read More
Plönlein is one of Rothenburg ob der Tauber's most popular picture-perfect locations that you should put on your bucket list to visit. You can't come to Rothenburg without seeing The Plonlein, th…Read More
Cologne’s Love Lock Bridge also called Hohenzollern Bridge is one such beautiful yet mysterical place in Germany. This bridge was constructed in 1907-19011.
There are Daily trains from all …Read More
This trail is a one-kilometer boardwalk that takes you through the regrowing pine trees in the path of hurricane Lothar. You can see the regrowth in the trees and the undergrowth and get some exce…Read More
Take a hike to Germany's highest alpine lake with an island on 1813 m / 5949 ft! From the saddle, you can pass the border to Austria. Lake Schrecksee lies squeezed in the Bavarian Alps and is prop…Read More
At a time when rental prices seem to rise in every major city around the globe and city-center accommodation is scarce, there is no need for a small community in southern Germany to worry about in…Read More
The Zwinger Palace in Dresden is known all over the globe for its lovely baroque architecture. It was constructed during Augustus the Strong's reign in 1709. Various artists create the notable car…Read More
When people think about Hamburg, Germany, the first thing that pops in mind is probably ground meat products, and maybe hats, but never model trains. Well, if you thought that these have nothing t…Read More
Not far from Berlin, the Prussian rulers transformed Potsdam into one of the finest collections of palaces and gardens in the world.
Even though there’s an eclectic mix of styles acr…Read More
Externsteine, translated as the "Stones of the Egge" or, less convincingly, the "Star Stones," is a series of pillar-like rock formations jutting up from the surrounding Teutoburg forest. As you a…Read More
The first and only Christmas market located beneath the historic railway viaduct and surrounded by the Black Forest, this unique Christmas market offers a true winter escape for the entire family.…Read More