Germany

Culture & History, Germany

Cologne Carnival

Carnival season in Germany takes place over what is known as the ‘fifth season’, with parades, parties, and festivities galore. The party period begins at 11 minutes past 11 on the 11th day of November, and continues through into January and Febr...

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Culture & History, Food & Drink, Germany

A Guide to the Best Beer Festivals in Germany | DFDS Blog

As the fourth-biggest consumer of beer, it’s clearly a huge part of German culture. German beer festivals, or Volksfest, are some of the biggest events in the country. It’s a great opportunity for a trip to Germany, and there are events to suit e...

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Activity & Adventure, Destinations, Germany

The Black Forest, The Heart of Germany’s Fairy-Tale Folklore

Germany is home to some of Europe’s most scenic countryside and some of its most amazing driving routes. Of these, the Black Forest, located in the Rhineland near the French border, is among the most stunning. Home of the eponymous gateau and the C...

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