The municipalities are the smallest self-government of the political
territorial organization. They are exempted from most county-level
cities, organized in community associations. The municipalities
are subject to the respective municipal law of one of 16 states
and are therefore not equal to organize nationwide. Only the town
as an administrative seat of a county can be found nationwide. The
local unit of Berlin and Hamburg are both as city-states and provinces.
of Baden Wuerttemberg and the state capital Stuttgart is located
in southwestern Germany. Extraordinary historical, cultural and
scenic diversity meets modern industry. Beautiful landscapes,
culture and traditions, vibrant cities, attractive sights, a wide
variety of leisure and sports, the warm hospitality of the people
and excellent restaurants make a holiday in Baden-Württemberg
an unforgettable experience
In the south
of Germany presented the state of Bavaria, with its state capital
of Munich in bilderbuchartiger, natural beauty. An intact nature,
clean air, cultural richness and the Bavarian proverbial pace
of life are his trademark. A paradise for those seeking relaxation
and leisure sports are the many crystal clear lakes, national
parks and numerous nature reserves and landscape. Whether folklore
or Opera Festival - the medieval castles and villages, magnificent
palaces and Baroque churches alongside the Bavarian cities provide
the perfect backdrop for this purpose. Tradition and modernity
Who does not
know the Brandenburg Gate with Quadriga, the Victory Column, or
the Charlottenburg castle? The bustling metropolis is not easy
to get to the point: "Berlin is in many cities," In
an area as big as Munich, Stuttgart and Frankfurt am Main together,
the Berlin experience a variety of very different-influenced urban
neighborhoods, centers and districts. Berlin is a cosmopolitan
city with a troubled past.
state of Brandenburg and the state capital Potsdam is located
in eastern Germany around the bustling metropolis of Berlin. Countless
crystal clear lakes and waterways, vast open spaces, green avenues,
orchards and unspoiled nature, rare flora and fauna characterize
this region. In the sleepy villages and cultural history has been
written here. The former garrison town of Potsdam changed in the
last 300 years one of the most splendid capitals of Europe.
Bremerhaven, together form the smallest of the sixteen states
of Germany. Its official name is Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
Bremen has a long tradition and proud history, which was largely
determined by the pursuit of political and economic autonomy.
San Marino is the oldest still existing city-state of the world.
the second largest German city, the main seaport in Germany and
its largest foreign place. Founded at the time of Charlemagne
around 811 Hamburg was once one of the great Hanseatic cities
and has its importance over the centuries until today can claim.
Here the world meets. Her elegance shows the city on the Elbe
in the merchant palaces on the shopping boulevards and in the
temples of culture in international musicals, exclusive shopping
malls and the world famous entertainment district St. Pauli.
of Hesse and the state capital Wiesbaden, extends from the Sauerland
in the north to the Odenwald forest in the south and from the
Rhön Taunus in the east to the west. Hesse is an adventure
land of the highest class. It offers natural landscapes of forests
over the heath to moorland and attractive lakes and rivers. Great
testimony of history as the Germans and Romans and the Middle
Ages are here. Hesse lies at the intersection of main roads and
has the airport Frankfurt / Main, a hub of international air transport.
For fitness to ensure the many spas and health resorts of Hesse.
- Western Pomerania
state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the state capital Schwerin
presents itself in the northeast of Germany with the largest contiguous
water area of Central Europe. Across Mecklenburg, ranging from
the northwest to the southeast, from Wismar to the Feldberg Lakes
to the eastern Brandenburg, runs the terminal moraine of the last
Ice Age. In this charming landscape meadows and fields with large
patches of forest and lake scenery alternate.
of Lower Saxony with the City of Hannover is located in the attractive
region between the Ems and Elbe rivers in east-west direction,
the oceanic climate of the North Sea and the peaks of the Harz
Mountains in north-south direction. Lined up like pearls on a
string, the seven East Frisian islands in the southern North Sea
off the mainland. Each island is recognized as a North Sea spa
charmed by its unique character, both as a health spa as well
as a holiday island.
and the state capital Duesseldorf, is the most populous state
in Germany. It is not just a major industrial country, an important
international business center and modern technology, but also
cultural and media land. Iron and steel industry, Thyssen and
Krupp - here was written once the economic success story of Germany
and given thousands of jobs and prosperity. The Ruhr region -
a former German center of the mining industry shines today as
a cultural landscape. In transformed industrial arts and culture,
recreational and entertainment have found a new home.
located in western Germany and is an old European cultural landscape,
in the middle of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. A diverse country,
exciting and as varied as the people who live here. State capital
is Mainz. The change between the idyllic river landscapes and
natural resources mountains, historic cities and scenic spots,
famous wine regions and romantic castles make the special charm
of this region.
the triangle Germany-France-Luxembourg is the smallest German
state of Saarland today to bridge their European neighbors. The
state capital of Saarbrücken, close to the Saar and the French
border location provides the visitor with its surroundings and
a varied history variegated picture. An exciting juxtaposition
of contrasts gives this region an idiosyncratic charm. Namesake
and the lifeline of the country is the Saar.
the "Florence on the Elbe," Dresden as the state capital
is multifaceted: a landscape that looks "like a rough sea
of earth." Big city flair and small-town romance, river valleys
and mountain ranges, meadows and forests, castles, mansions and
manor houses, arts and crafts, music, landscape and bar scene,
industrial architecture and industrial heritage can be found here.
The summit of nature is the Saxon Switzerland. Hardly any other
region offers such a wealth of bizarre natural form in a confined
space such as the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, with its romantic
rocky world outside the gates of Dresden - and in the middle,
cut deep, the river Elbe flows.
and the state capital Magdeburg extends from the Altmark (also
called "cradle of Prussia"), and the Magdeburg and the
industrial areas around Halle and Bitterfeld up to the vineyards
along the Saale and Unstrut, the most northern wine region of
Germany. As the heartland of German history of this country an
ideal destination for cultural and tourist cities, but also nature
lovers and active holidaymakers has come at their expense
and culture are the most valuable treasures and lives the memory
of Luther, Bach, Schiller and Goethe, as a travel destination
entices Thuringia, with its varied landscape. Thuringia, with
its state capital of Erfurt is located in the geographical center
of Germany. Travel recreation in nature, to the imposing castles,
unwind and relax with spa and wellness, as well as the experience
of historical cities with their varied cultural offerings - that
is what connects the visitor with Thuringia. His expectations
are met in the Thuringian Forest, as well as in Eisenach and Erfurt,
or in one of the many resorts in the country.
In the north
of Germany is the state of Schleswig-Holstein, the state capital
of Kiel. Lively streets, romantic courtyards, market squares and
harbor scenes here delight with timeless Scandinavian flair. Schleswig-Holstein
offers for every age group, extreme, amateur athletes and health
offers a variety of water and on land. As a "Children's Land"
in the north of the country, with its child-friendly offerings
and attractive leisure facilities ideal for families. In many
seaside resorts and hotels along the North and Baltic Sea you
can feel comfortable, relaxed and - and this is twofold. The harsh,
bracing climate, sun, sand and seawater lift the mood and enhance
the immune system! Oceans, coasts, water, landscapes, nature and
national parks characterize the natural Schleswig-Holstein.