Germany off the beaten track

The Pablo Picasso Museum in Münster offers a collection of over 780 lithographs. © Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso Münster

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Germany is known around the world as the land of poets and philosophers. Prolific authors and great composers, talented painters and ingenious architects, visionaries great masters have shaped and furthered the progress of this country.

When cities blossom economically, their architecture bears luxuriant fruits. Germany´s best examples off the beaten track are the tow of the Hanseatic League, in which style Baroque Age is omnipresent (Münster) and the style of northern German Brick Gothic reached a magnificent zenith (Rostock).

The Historic Highlights of Germany provide eloquent testimony to their accomplishments. They offer you opportunities galore to follow in the footsteps of the great masters.



Germany´s finest selection:

Romanesque
-    Dom (Cathedral), Münster
-    Dom (Cathedral), Würzburg
-    Neumünsterkirche (Neumünster Church), Würzburg
-    Museum am Dom (Museum at the Cathedral), Würzburg

Gothic
-    Liebfrauenkirche (Church of Our Beloved Lady), Trier
-    St. Anna-Kirche (St. Anna Church), Augsburg
-    Barfüßerkirche (Blackfriar's Church), Erfurt
-    Dom (Cathedral), Augsburg
-    Dom and St. Severi (Cathdral and St. Severus Church), Erfurt
-    Münster (Cathedral), Freiburg
-    Rathaus (Town Hall), Münster
-    St. Marien, Rostock
-    St. Petrikirche (St. Peter's Church), Rostock
-    Marienkapelle (Chapel of St. Mary), Würzburg
-    Dom (Cathedral), Würzburg
-    Augustinermuseum (Augustinian Monastery), Freiburg
-    Kurpfälzisches Museum (Palatinate Museum), Heidelberg

Renaissance
-    Festung Marienberg (Marienberg Fortress), Würzburg
-    Dom (Cathedral), Würzburg
-    Maximilian Museum, Augsburg
-    Münster (Cathedral), Freiburg
-    Augustinermuseum (Augustinian Museum), Freiburg
-    Kurpfälzisches Museum (Palatinate Museum), Heidelberg
-    Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
-    Rathaus (Town Hall), Augsburg
-    Heidelberger Schloss (Heidelberg Castle), Heidelberg


Baroque and Rococo
-    Schaezlerpalais (Schaezler Palace), Augsburg
-    Clemenskirche (Church of St. Clemens), Münster
-    Park Sanssouci (Sanssouci Gardens), Potsdam
-    Palastgarten (Palace Gardens), Trier
-    St. Paulins (St. Paulin's Church), Trier
-    Kurfürstliches Palais (Elector's Palace), Trier
-    Museum Simeonstift, Trier
-    Würzburger Residenz (Residence), Würzburg
-    Käppele, Würzburg
-    Falkenhaus (Falcon House), Würzburg
-    Festung Marienberg (Marienberg Fortress), Würzburg
-    Augustinermuseum (Augustinian Fortress), Freiburg
-    Kurpfälzisches Museum (Palatinate Museum), Heidelberg
-    Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden

19th, 20th and 21st century
-    Schloss Charlottenhof (Charlottenhof Palace), Potsdam
-    Augustinermuseum (Augustinian Monastery), Freiburg
-    Rathaus (Town Hall), Erfurt
-    Museum Simeonstift, Trier
-    Museum für Neue Kunst (Museum of Modern Art), Freiburg
-    Kurpfälzisches Museum (Palatinate Museum), Heidelberg
-    Felix-Nussbaum-Haus (Felix-Nussbaum-House), Osnabrück
-    Ludwig Museum, Koblenz
-    Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden

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