October 17, 1707 Shortly after accepting a position as organist at St. Blasius's in Germany, composer Johann Sebastian Bach marries his second … [Read More...]
Welcome to Germany
Prepare for a roller-coaster ride of feasts, treats and temptations experiencing Germany’s soul-stirring scenery, spirit-lifting culture, big-city beauties, romantic palaces and half-timbered towns.
- Eltz Castle – the “Neuschwanstein of the North”Eltz Castle is a medieval castle nestled in the hills […]
- Schloss Schwetzingen – the Miniature German VersaillesSchloss Schwetzingen is a palace in the German state […]
- Bamberg – the “Franconian Rome”Bamberg is a town in Upper Franconia, Germany, on the […]
Germany is a western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank.