Germany off the beaten track

The baroque "Holländisches Viertel" (Dutch Quarter) in Potsdam. © Bjoern Rudek

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History up YOUR life!

History up YOUR life! ©Ron SternUnderstanding Germany’s historic cities often means more than just visiting its buildings. It’s also about understanding its traditions. Aachen, Augsburg, Bonn, Erfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lübeck, Münster, Osnabrück, Potsdam, Rostock, Trier, Wiesbaden and Würzburg are joined together as “Historic Highlights of Germany” – 16 of the best alternative historic cities for short breaks off the beaten track.

There are few places in Germany older than these wonderful cities, whose history, which often dates back more than two millennia, is brought to life with style and verve. Collect memories and explore our gems with an impressive cultural heritage and residents who love the connection between past and present.

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