… or Half-timbering… a building method used for thousands of years. In Germany you can travel a 1,200 mile long route called The German Timber-Frame Road which connects towns with remarkable fachwerk.
… an important part of Bavarian culture since the Middles Ages. The world’s largest beer festival is held annually in Munich… Prost! Cheers!
The federal controlled-access highway system in Germany has taken on an almost legendary mystique. In reality it does actually have partial speed limits and signs suggesting a recommended speed limit of 130 km/h (80 mph) are posted along most autobahns...
...built by an eccentric Bavarian prince at the end of the 19th century, the New Swanstone Castle or Neuschwanstein served as an inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle...
…or mechanical engineering is one of the most important industries in the German economy. Made in Germany machinery promises the highest of quality standards.
A poet, novelist, natural philosopher, diplomat, civil servant.. He is most famous for writing the tragic play Faust which inspired a great deal of literature, music, and illustration.
Known as pretzel in the US., this tasty baked bread snack originated in Europe’s German speaking regions. Sold by street vendors from small stands this is one of the most popular choices for a quick bite to eat in Germany.