The list of new highlights in the German Capital is growing rapidly with summer and fall 2004 featuring new outdoor tourist attractions and sites, significant art exhibitions, top rated restaurants, and a lively entertainment scene, all promising to intrigue locals and visitors alike.

Just arrived from Germany and available free of charge, a new pocket-size travel guide, called Great Holidays on a Small Budget, makes exploring German cities and countryside that much more accessible for Canadian visitors. On close to 200 four-colour pages, it presents 52 cities and 16 regions, each complete with little reference maps and, Read More

In October 2003, just three months before his fatal and tragic accident, Helmut Newton officially presented 1000 of his photographs to the City of Berlin. Opening June 3, 2004, a representative selection of works by the late world renowned photographer and his wife June (who worked under the name of Alice Springs) will be, Read More

Bordered by France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria, Baden-Wuerttemberg in the southwest of Germany is the countrys third largest state and home to the Black Forest, cuckoo clocks, Lake Constance and the lower Alps. Beyond the Asparagus Route, vacationers can also find the Wine Route, the Black Forest Mountain Route, the Castle Road, the German, Read More

Germany is not nearly as well known for food as it is for cars, music and super-models, such as Mercedes, Beethoven and Schiffer, but it should be. Germany’s cuisine is exotic and varied – from the country home to dozens of restaurants and chefs awarded Michelin stars, Gault-Millau toques and salutes from Zagat. There, Read More

Last year, Canadian travellers got more of the proverbial sand out of their shoes in Europe than in 2002, a trend the industry expects to hold for 2004. Germany’s larger cities are ready for their share of Canadian visitors, especially those looking for innovative design and vibrant city life. Whether travelling with an organized, Read More

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German Easter Markets all over Germany are wonderful way to rediscover traditions and rituals, and to prepare for the Easter holidays. Hameln, the town of Pied Piper fame, celebrates its Easter Market in the Rat Catcher’s Hall on February 28 and 29 this year. Other Easter Markets across the country include: Nüsttal in Hessen, Read More

Garmisch-Partenkirchen Snow sports can be pursued in Garmisch-Partenkirchen until late spring. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the twelve “Best of the Alps” resorts to be found in the Alpine countries. Since the resort is located in the Wetterstein range, which is part of the northern Alps, it has glorious snow from November through May!

Inspired by the vast developments in Berlin’s museum scene since the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the richness and diversity of the local cultural offerings, and a number of soon to be unveiled museum projects, Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH (BTM) is dedicating its 2004 marketing initiative to the 175 museums found in the German, Read More