Best museums in Stuttgart

Best museums in Stuttgart

As the sixth largest city of Germany, Stuttgart is a majestic tourist destination. It is with no doubt one of the most attractive German cities, being home to a large number of visitor attractions and landmarks. Some of these sights are the following: Schlossplatz, Stuttgart’s Old Castle, the New Palace, the Solitude Castle, the Stiftskirche, the State Opera House and so on. With open spaces, museums and architectural jewels, the city is a real paradise for tourists. In one of the previous... [ read more ]

A great cultural holiday to Germany

A great cultural holiday to Germany

Germany owns a huge cultural heritage and German arts are some of the most convincing reasons to visit this astonishing country which offers dozens of possibilities for culture-lovers. The wonderful historic cities are homes to hundreds of cultural attractions, including museums (totally 6.000 of museums), art galleries, opera houses, theatres, different exhibitions and other sights. One of the most popular and most beautiful cultural attractions in Germany is Dresden’s “Semper opera”. ... [ read more ]

Top architectural jewels of Carolingian style

Top architectural jewels of Carolingian style

The German Carolingian style is actually the style of the Pre-Romanesque architecture which characterizes North Europe. This style dominated the 8th and 9th centuries. There are numerous buildings in Germany which wear the characteristics of this architectural style. If you are interested in architecture, I suggest you to make a trip to Germany and visit as many buildings as you can. In order to help you find the best ones, I will present you the top architectural jewels of Carolingian style... [ read more ]

The German wine festivals

The German wine festivals

There is a famous German Wine Route which was established in 1933. It is said that in 1934 there was a record harvest and a new one was expected in 1935, so Gauleiter Josef Bürckel had the idea of establishing a wine road to connect all villages around in the purpose of boosting the wine sales. This Wine Route was opened in October 1935. The existing roads along the route were renamed and their new names had to contain Weinstrasse. The villages were also renamed as they had to add "an der W... [ read more ]

Top castles in Germany

Top castles in Germany

Germany has a long struggled history that can be traced through its rich away of castles, palaces and fortresses. They are beautiful and scattered throughout the countryside. Today the castles play host to a large series of festivals and events. Let’s get together through the list of top castles in Germany. The Bavarian Neuschwanstein Castlle This castle was built in Bavaria between 1868 and 1886 by King Ludwig II and is one of the top castles in Germany. This is also one of the most visit... [ read more ]

Germany's Musical Highlights

Germany’s Musical Highlights

From classical to electronic, from jazz to techno, from rock to pop, Germany's musical and cultural highlights offer something for everyone. Important festivals around Germany attract international house-hold names and German conservatories attract students from around the world to learn about classical as well as modern music, more than a third of all students having an Eastern Europe or Asian background. Nowadays Ludwig von Beethoven’s works are considered classical music, but in his days, h... [ read more ]

Top 5 German Museums

Top 5 German Museums

It is official : Germany cannot get enough of museums! Seven thousand museums and still counting – 42% of these are dedicated to the national history and around 10% to art. Classical antiquities, science, chocolate and cars are just four of the domains covered in Germany's great collection of museums and galleries. Germany's top 5 museums offer something for everyone's taste. The Deutsches Museum, founded in 1903, is the largest science and technology  dedicated museum  in the w... [ read more ]