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Please note that the famous and spectacular Bavarian "Oktoberfest" - the world's largest Beer Festival - is scheduled for Sept. 20 to Oct. 5, 2008.

So, for those who would like to discover Germany in 2-3 weeks, we recommend to start in Hannover directly after ICUWB and finish in Munich with a visit of the Oktoberfest.

Visit Germany

Experience new things, have fun and relax. Vibrant cities with amazing architecture, fabulous shopping and pulsating nightlife. Enchanting medieval villages and traditional wine villages with friendly festivals and regional specialities. Picturesque countryside which is perfect for walking or simply relaxing in. Castles, palaces and abbeys that are the epitome of German romanticism. Fun & sport, wellness & relaxation. A land of a thousand possibilities.


Baden Württemberg

A land of superlatives spanning the traditional and the modern. Home of the Hohenzollern royal family, cuckoo clocks, zeppelins, Daimler and Porsche.


Real enthusiasm for life. Blue skies and crystal clear lakes. Small medieval towns and vibrant cities. Old Bavarian traditions and warm hospitality. Mystical forests and snow-capped mountain peaks. Outdoor activities and relaxation.


The new Berlin is a city in transition. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany, the country's largest city has become even more cosmopolitan, a place where "east meets west". Germany's vibrant capital is a permanent hive of activity.


The region around the German capital offers the best of everything - Potsdam, its state capital, the idyllic Brandenburg countryside as well as the vibrant city of Berlin.


Bremen, the dynamic heart of north-west Germany and the traditional home of the Bremen Town Musicians. A modern federal state that's a perfect blend of traditional values and a cosmopolitan.


One of the most exciting parts of northern Germany. From high to alternative culture, from historical to modern, from the urban to the countryside, excitement by day, by night, on land or on water: Hamburg is open to all sorts of influences.


People with charm and joie de vivre, friendly and sincere. Whether you are looking for culture, activities or a family holiday – Hessen has countless attractions to offer. Frankfurt am Main is Europe's financial services capital and Frankfurt Airport is the largest aviation hub in continental Europe.

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

The region is shaped by water, be it the fascinating coastline or the varied countryside inland. The Hanseatic towns hold impressive reminders of the region's former power, and its seaside health resorts still reflect their history as leading spa destinations. Palaces, stately homes, parks, gardens and lakes are characteristic features of the state.

Lower Saxony

Discover something amazing - experiences for all to enjoy. From the East Frisian islands and Lower Saxony Wattenmeer national park to Lüneburg Heath and all the way to the Harz mountains there are plenty of attractive holiday regions.

North Rhine-Westphalia

A region of contrasts. City tours full of culture or industrial culture full of excitement, active holidays and rural bliss in natural surroundings, a haven of health and fitness for anyone seeking to relax - North Rhine Westphalia has it all!


A federal state unlike any other. A region as interesting and diverse as the people who live here, its culture as rich and varied as the history that shaped it. A fascinating blend of romanticism and excitement. Discover an ideal holiday destination.


Saarland, the smallest of Germany's federal states, borders on France and Luxembourg. Its Völklingen Ironworks UNESCO world heritage site is its most popular cultural attraction.


Apart from the well-known cities, Dresden, Chemnitz and Leipzig, Saxony also has delightful smaller towns like Meissen, Seiffen or Annaberg that are well worth a visit.The Elbe Sandstone Massif in Saxon Switzerland and the Erzgebirge mountains never fail to enchant visitors.


Pre-history, the Middle Ages, the Reformation and the Enlightenment, industrialisation and classical modernism - Saxony Anhalt is a treasure trove for cultural, educational and sightseeing tours, perfectly combining learning and leisure.


The region is defined by the North Sea and the Baltic, with the rhythm of life determined by wind and waves and the ebb and flow of the tides. An ideal holiday destination for families, water sports enthusiasts and nature lovers.


Where the most precious treasures are nature and culture. The cradle of German Classicism, where the memory of Luther, Bach, Schiller and Goethe is still very much alive. Also home to Jena Optics and the largest teddy bear in the world.

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