Spring News from Germany

This diverse country has lots to offer the visitor, it’s rich with culture, natural beauty and delicious cuisine

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IGA Flower Hall (c)SINAI Gesellschaft von Landschaftsarchitekten mbH


Eisenach: Dramatisation, Martin Luther Festival Image (c)Thüringer Tourismus GmbH, Photographer Andre Weise

Here are some travel ideas for those looking for good food and drink, cultural attractions and horticultural ideas,

Lichtschwärmer Englischer Garten

International Garden Exhibition (IGA Berlin 2017) opens on 13th April
Between 13th April and 15th October 2017, IGA Berlin is inviting visitors to a festival of garden design and green lifestyle. Great Britain’s contribution is ‘The Garden of Vulcan’ by British landscape designer Tom Stuart Smith.

More information about IGA click here…

TOP 100 sights and attractions

The German National Tourist Office would love to know your favourite places in Germany. Voting is now open until 30th June 2017. Name your personal highlight for 2017. The results will be compiled into a list of top sights and attractions in Germany.

Click here… to vote.

Eisenach: Wartburg Castle

Luther’s Room – Special exhibition at Wartburg Castle from 4th May
The national exhibition ‘Luther and the Germans’ in Eisenach is one of three major government-funded exhibition projects that will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. A special exhibition at Wartburg Castle runs from 4 May to 5 November 2017.

Click here… for more info

Hotel Zur Bleiche Resort & SPA

Cuisine for All Tastes
With Spring, culinary Germany comes into its own. The asparagus season runs from April to June – there is even an asparagus route – and anyone looking for foodie experience can check other scenic routes (use drop down menu). For more about food, wine and beer, check out our new online food and drink information.

Discover the food and drink of Germany by clicking here…

Planes, trains and… more flights to Germany announced

Lufthansa is offering flights to Shannon (Ireland) once a week from Frankfurt and Flybe announces the return of the route from Cardiff to Dusseldorf. Also, there is a new flight connection with bmi regional six times a week from Birmingham to Nuremberg.

Explore the whole of Germany by clicking here…