Germany

  • 1 Top 10 travel destinations of 2014
    If you're like us here at HELLO! Online, you've already got itchy feet and are looking into the top travel destinations of 2014 to get your holiday plans off the ground. To help you along, we've...

  • 2 Oktoberfest 2013: the world's biggest beer festival in pictures
    Munich has opened its doors to the world's biggest beer festival once again, and Oktoberfest is now in full swing until 6 October.  With more than six million guests from around the world...

  • 3 Discover the magic of Europe's top ten Christmas markets
    Find the magic of Christmas in one of Europe's top ten Christmas markets. Shop for trinkets and handcrafted goods in quaint wooden huts, or sit beneath the cascading starry lights and take...

  • 4 Oktoberfest: A celebration of beer and Bratwurst
    Complete with traditional Bavarian costume, Bratwurst and millions of litres of beer, Munich has opened its doors to the world's biggest festival.  With Oktoberfest well...

  • 5 The romantic German region of Rhineland Palatinate
    The romantic German region of Rhineland Palatinate

  • 6 Bamberg: a Bavarian treasure
    The lush green countryside around Bamberg is a charming setting for the seven-hilled town that residents of Bamberg like to compare to Rome. The hills are dotted with an abundance of medieval churches...

  • 7 Brazilian design comes to Berlin
    Berlin is one of Europe's most attractive cities, not simply because the city itself is beautiful, but because of its rich cultural life and its wealth of art galleries. And now, until May 5th, 2012, there's...

  • 8 Last minute Easter escapes
    Leipzig: music, music, music! This year, the three divisions of Leipzig's oldest cultural institution, the Thomana, celebrate their 800th anniversary with a stunning programme of concerts and events....

  • 9 Frederick the Great's three hundredth birthday
    January 24, 2012 marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of Frederick the Great, but the celebrations and tributes to this historical figure are planned to continue for months, with numerous events and...

  • 10 The greenest cities in Europe
    Launched in 2008, with the first award made in 2010, the European Green Capital initiative is designed to promote sustainable development and care for the environment. As around four out of every five...

  • 11 Take a healthy break
    Do you fancy an escape from the daily grind, a chance to recharge your batteries after the excesses of mid-winter, to pamper yourself, mind, body and spirit? It's a good time to be thinking about a little...

  • 12 A German Christmas market in the Midlands
    You don't need to travel to Germany to get a taste of authentic German Christmas traditions: our own city of Birmingham has been a partner city to Frankfurt for nearly half a century, and in the run up...

  • 13 Advent comes to Germany
    From the northern coast to the Alps in the south, hardly a city in Germany can resist setting up their own Christmas market and stuffing it full of music and handicrafts, tempting scents and delicious...

  • 14 Europe's spectacular natural heritage
    Dramatic mountains – the vast Durmitor massif in the eponymous national park in northwestern Montenegro, the volcanic mass of Mount Teide, and the dramatic Dolomites in the Italian Alps where green...

  • 15 The natural wonders of the world
    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from then on many have been unable to resist the...

  • 16 Berlin lights up the night
    For twelve days each autumn – this year from October 12th to 23rd – the Festival of Lights casts a colourful spell over the German capital. As dusk falls, the monuments of the city on the...

  • 17 Hamburg: Europe's green capital
    Enjoy a boat trip along the River Elbe from Hamburg to Cuxhaven on the North Sea; relax in the leafy shade of a spreading oak tree looking out over the Alster lake; take a tour of HafenCity, the modern...

  • 18 Nhow Berlin: check in to the world of music
    Until now the NH hotels have been known for being pleasant, comfortable and functional, but perhaps just a little uninspiring. However, the most recent additions to the chain like the NH Palacio de Tepa...

  • 19 Dusseldorf: let the music begin!
    Whether it's the highlight of your year, or you think it's pure cheese, the Eurovision Song Contest must have something going for it: an estimated 125 million viewers will watch the musical extravaganza,...

  • 20 Romance and fairy-tale scenery in Bavaria
    Through Southern Germany, where the region of Bavaria, borders with Austria and Switzerland, runs one of the oldest and most beautiful tourist itineraries in the country, the Romantische Strasse –...



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