Country: Germany

School trips to Hamburg

School trips to Hamburg School trips to Hamburg

Hamburg’s historic label, ‘The gateway to the world’, is Germany’s second-largest city and biggest port. A leading light in the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages, Hamburg became a centre of international trade, a legacy that continues today: it remains one of Germany’s wealthiest cities and Hamburg’s maritime spirit still infuses the entire city.

School trips to Dresden

School trips to Dresden school trips to Dresden

Dresden is the capital city of Saxony, Germany, on the River Elbe near the Czech border. Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendor and was once by personal union the family seat of Polish monarchs.

School trips to Bonn

School trips to Bonn school trips to Bonn

When this relaxed city on the Rhine became West Germany’s ‘temporary’ capital in 1949 it surprised many, including its own residents. It has a healthy economy and lively urban vibe. For visitors, the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven has plenty of note, not least the great composer’s birth house, a string of top-rated museums, a lovely riverside setting and the nostalgic feel of the old government quarter.

School trips to Berlin

School trips to Berlin language trip to Germany

Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,748,148 inhabitants make it the second-most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany’s 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam.

PORTA NIGRA

PORTA NIGRA

The Porta Nigra is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site. The slabs were cut by bronze saws…

BURG ELTZ CASTLE

BURG ELTZ CASTLE

Eltz Castle remained unscathed by wars. It has been owned and cared for by the same family from when it was built until today. Its architecture has no comparison and many of the original furnishings of the past eight centuries still remain in place. There is a Treasury and Armoury boasting world-class artworks in gold…

TRABEN-TRARBACH VINEYARD

TRABEN-TRARBACH VINEYARD

The charming wine town Traben-Trarbach consists of two parts – one on each side of the Moselle River – and is embedded in the heavenly landscape of vineyards and the river. With  plenty of fascinating landscapes, unmistakable riverside esplanades and an extensive  selection of hosts this town is full of atmosphere and charm. Discover the…

ALLIANZ ARENA

ALLIANZ ARENA

Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany with a 75,000 seating capacity. Widely known for its exterior of inflated ETFE plastic panels, it is the first stadium in the world with a full colour changing exterior. Located at 25 Werner-Heisenberg-Allee at the northern edge of Munich’s Schwabing-Freimann borough on the Fröttmaning Heath,…

HAMBURG DUNGEON

HAMBURG DUNGEON

Built in 2000, the Hamburg Dungeon is a tourist attraction from a chain including the London Dungeon and Berlin Dungeon. It is the first of this brand to be built in mainland Europe. It provides a journey through Hamburg’s dark history in an actor led, interactive experience. In a timespan of 90 minutes you will…

SEMPEROPER

SEMPEROPER

The Semperoper is the opera house of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden and the concert hall of the Staatskapelle Dresden. It is also home to the Semperoper Ballett. The building is located near the Elbe River in the historic centre of Dresden, Germany. The opera house was originally built by the architect Gottfried Semper in 1841….

FRAUENKIRCHE

FRAUENKIRCHE

The Dresden Frauenkirche is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. An earlier church building was Catholic until it became Protestant during the Reformation. The old church was replaced in the 18th century by a larger Baroque Lutheran building. It is considered an outstanding example of Protestant sacred architecture,…

COLOGNE ZOO

COLOGNE ZOO

Cologne Zoo was founded in 1860 and is one of the oldest – yet also one of the most modern – zoological gardens. In no other zoo the development of the zoological gardens over the years can be seen so clearly: the buildings starting from the menagerie of the 19th century to the wildlife reserve…

CHOCOLATE MUSEUM

CHOCOLATE MUSEUM

The Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum (Imhoff chocolate museum) was opened by Hans Imhoff on 31 October 1993. It is situated in the Cologne quarter of Altstadt-Süd on the Rheinauhafen peninsula. The exhibits show the entire history of chocolate, from its beginnings with the Olmecs, Maya and Aztecs to contemporary products and production methods. With 5,000 guided tours and…

PHANTASIALAND

PHANTASIALAND

Phantasialand is a theme park in Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany that attracts approximately 1.75 million visitors annually. The park was opened in 1967 by Gottlieb Löffelhardt and Richard Schmidt. Although starting as a family-oriented park, Phantasialand has also added thrill rides, especially during recent years. Furthermore, following the example of Europa-Park, they have decided to…

RHEINISCHES LANDES MUSEUM

RHEINISCHES LANDES MUSEUM

The Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, or LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, is a museum in Bonn, Germany, run by the Rhineland Landscape Association. It is one of the oldest museums in the country. In 2003 it completed an extensive renovation. The museum has a number of notable ancient busts and figures dating back to Roman times. The Trier Landesmuseum…

MUSEUM OF HISTORY

MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Haus der Geschichte is a museum of contemporary history in Bonn, Germany. With around one million visitors every year, it is one of the most popular German museums. In its permanent exhibition, the Haus der Geschichte presents German history from 1945 until the present. Numerous temporary exhibitions emphasize different features. The Haus der Geschichte also…

BEETHOVENS HOUSE

BEETHOVENS HOUSE

The Beethoven House in Bonn, Germany, is a memorial site, museum and cultural institution serving various purposes. Founded in 1889 by the Beethoven-Haus association, it studies the life and work of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The house of birth of the big composer in the middle of the city is a place of pilgrimage for…

BERNKASTEL KUES CRUISE

BERNKASTEL KUES CRUISE

Known as the ‘heart of the Middle Moselle’, beautiful Bernkastel-Kues is an enchanting twin-town spread along both the east and west banks of the River Mosel at the centre of the picturesque Moselle Valley. Set amongst a backdrop of stunning lush-green scenery and world-famous vineyards, including the revered Berkasteler Doctor, Bernkastel-Kues is best known for…

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe or Holocaust Memorial near Brandenburg Gate commemorates the up to six million Jewish victims of the Nazi Holocaust. Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial, located in Mitte on a stretch of the former “death strip” where the Wall once stood near Brandenburg Gate, is Berlin’s stunning monument to the Holocaust,…

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