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Program - Sightseeing - Germany - Brandenburg region
The perfect fusion of sweet, salty and sour,

The perfect fusion of sweet, salty and sour, Spreewald pickels This famous export from the forests of Brandenburg state, south-east of Berlin, is a legend among pickles. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, almost all of East Germany’s communist-era products disappeared into obscurity. One that did manage to survive is the legendary Spreewald gherkin. The populace's devotion to the Spreewaldgurken is depicted in the popular 2003 movie, Good Bye, Lenin!, where the son desperately searches for the pickles after the sudden collapse of the GDR. Read more ...

Program - Sightseeing - Germany - Brandenburg region
Meet the Sorbs

Meet the Sorbs Slavic tribes in Germany Lusatia is the geographical description of the Sorbian settlement area that stretches from Southeastern Brandenburg until Eastern Saxony. Its name originates from the Slavic language, from the word “Luzica” meaning marsh. The Spree Forest is situated in Lusatia and thus belongs to the settlement area of the smallest Slavic nation, the Sorbs/Wends. They cultivated this landscape more than 1000 years ago. Read more ...

Program - Sightseeing - Germany - Brandenburg region
Retreat on the Vineyard

Retreat on the Vineyard Sanssouci Palace No other palace is so closely linked with the personality of Frederick the Great as Sanssouci. The name Sanssouci – without a care – should be understood as both the primary wish and leitmotif of the king, because this was the place where he most preferred to retreat in the company of his dogs. The king’s summer residence was ultimately his favorite place and sanctuary in difficult times. Read more ...

Program - Leisure - Germany - Mecklenburg Lake District
The biggest bear sanctuary in Western Europe

The biggest bear sanctuary in Western Europe Bear Sanctuary Müritz The sanctuary is situated in a Mecklenburg Lake District area in the northeast of Germany. The park is on the southern tip of lake "Plauer See", one of the largest lakes in this region. The sanctuary was named after the national park and lake "Müritz", which is situated close to the sanctuary and is a well-known tourist destination. The sanctuary comprises 16 ha, of which 12 ha is built up with large outdoor enclosures that offer a varied landscape with mixed woodland, grasslands, forest glades, hillsides and a natural water course. The sanctuary provides a home for brown bears that were kept in inadequate conditions in zoos, circuses or private captivity. Read more ...

Program - Leisure - Germany - Mecklenburg Lake District
Adventure on the water

Adventure on the water 03/07/2021 Houseboat experience The Mecklenburg Lake District can be actively explored in very different, enjoyable ways: water tours as well as hiking and biking tours. Behind practically every hill and forest there is something glistening. Over 1,000 lakes and connecting rivers extend an invitation for exploration.
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Program - Sightseeing - Germany - Mecklenburg Lake District
In the land of a thousand lakes

In the land of a thousand lakes 09/07/2021 - 11/07/2021 Mecklenburg Lake Plateau With literally hundreds of lakes packed into an area of unspoiled nature reserves and charming country towns, the Mecklenburg Lake District is a fantastic holiday destination for those seeking tranquillity in nature or more adventurous activities on the water. For those wanting to stay ashore, there are plenty of palaces, museums, cafes and beaches to enjoy, as well as restaurants serving up fresh fish and other local specialties. Wildlife such as otters and beavers can be seen in the water throughout the region and bird spotters are likely to encounter sea eagles, ospreys, cranes, and kingfishers to name but a few. Read more ...

Program - Leisure - Germany - Mecklenburg Lake District
Smoked Eel

Smoked Eel A local delicacy Fresh fish, smoked fish and pickled fish are all much loved by northern Germans. Buying fresh fish straight from the boat is characteristic of this region. Much of the fresh fish caught off is immediately prepared for smoking, a process done outdoors, over beech wood, in large metal smoking ovens. Read more ...

Program - Sightseeing - Germany - Fehmarn
Jimi Hendrix on Fehmarn

Jimi Hendrix on Fehmarn 05/06/2021 The place of remembrance Jimi Hendrix was the musician born in Seattle in 1942. He was one of the most important guitarists in history due to his special way of playing the electric guitar. He played with various bands around the world and took part in the Woodstock Festival, among others. He made his last appearance a few days before his death at the Love and Peace Festival on Fehmarn in September 1970. On September 18, 1970, he died on the way to hospital from a sleeping pill overdose in London. Read more ...

Program - Leisure - Germany - Fehmarn
Baltic Sea Adventure World

Baltic Sea Adventure World Ostsee Erlebniswelt On an area of ​​over 2,000 square meters, visitors can learn interesting facts about the formation of the Baltic Sea, its animal inhabitants and the history of fishing in the adventure world near Heiligenhafen. Read more ...

Program - Leisure - Germany - Fehmarn
Charming German island

Charming German island 11/06/2021 - 14/06/2021 Island of Fehmarn With 2,200 hours of sun every year, endless natural beaches along 78 kilometers of coastline, picturesque lakes and rugged cliffs, Fehmarn is a charming holiday destination. Read more ...