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 ]

Dresden's famous festivals

Dresden’s famous festivals

Dresden is an old German city documented since 1206 and was the home of many famous German kings. Many buildings in Dresden date from medieval times and they were home to the royal families. Dresden’s beautiful architecture and Dresden’s famous festivals bring over ten million tourists every year. Most of the tourists come from Germany, but the city also has a lot of international tourists, coming especially from US or China. Dresden is a stop between Prague and Berlin. The main attraction... [ read more ]

The DOM market

The DOM market

Hamburgis one of the biggest trade centres in Europe. The city has always been outward-looking and this aspect has shaped the mentality of its inhabitants.   (The DOM marked1.jpg, source: hambourg-tourism.de) Some facts aboutHamburg With more than 1.7 million inhabitants, the city ofHamburgis the largest inGermanyand is also one of the states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ThereforeHamburgis both a city and a state. Located in the northern region, the city is a major port on theElb... [ read more ]

The carnival in Cologne

The carnival in Cologne

Cologne is a beautiful city in the west side of Germany spread on both sides of the Rhine River. Tourists say Cologne is a very welcoming city because the locals are open, warm and happy and because it is one of the oldest cities in Germany with many cultural attractions and still able to offer an interactive and entertaining city events such as the carnival in Cologne. Events in Cologne You will find in this city, plenty of cultural and fun events in every season of the year. Like Frank... [ read more ]