Historic Highlights of Germany is representing 16 of the best alternative cities for short breaks and itineraries and would like to help travelers to get to destinations off the beaten track. Aachen, Augsburg, Bonn, Erfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lübeck, Münster, Osnabrück, Potsdam, Regensburg, Rostock, Trier, Wiesbaden and Würzburg: each city has played a major role in changing the course of German, European and sometimes even world history. Our aim is to suggest tours with a rich cultural experience, friendly environment and a relaxing time. We believe that our walkable neighborhoods with access to public transit and proximity to the people and places you love are the key to a happier, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.
Feeling Christmassy in Germany!
compiled four regional Christmas journeys of the country that will allow you to
experience the best of its Christmas markets: our Christmas Heritage Journeys.
These three cities became members of the Historic Highlights of Germany. All cities represent the diversity of Germany, the country's history, local traditions, culinary delights and enable travelers to meet people, enjoy their way of life.
There are beer destinations beyond the Oktoberfest! The Historic Highlights beer route from Rostock to Augsburg showcases the best of localized brewing traditions. You have the chance to taste beers you have never heard of and meet families that have been brewing for over 600 years.
Martin Luther’s ideas of ecclesiastical reforms (1517) sparked many changes and set the Reformation in motion. Historic places out of the life of Martin Luther and the Reformation can still be experienced in historical cities, like Erfurt, Augsburg, Heidelberg and Münster, etc.
Stars rain over Germany´s historic cities! Guide Michelin awarded even more chefs of our cities with a star: Mario Sauer (Le Gourmet, Heidelberg), Marcel Spenkuch (Reisers am Stein, Würzburg) and Benedikt Faust (Kuno 1408, Würzburg).
Our Travel Blog definitely provides ideas and inspiration to the travelers. Tracy BEE moves deliberately away from the most famous German cities and reveals what has remained hidden for many travelers until now: gems with an impressive cultural heritage and residents who love the connection between past and present!