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Historic Highlights of Germany are a network of local experts, who highlight our history and heritage und curate the best Heritage Journeys and things to do in Germany´s exciting OFF the beaten track destinations. Browse our in-depth information for great story ideas, jubilees and insider finds, plus tips that will have you feeling like a local in no time and what’s up next in our cities.

Discover cobbled streets, grand architecture, incredibly impressive cathedrals, unique monuments and museums.

Get your slice of Germany with less of the crowdsslice of Germany with less of the crowds. The headline activities in our cities, such as visiting and shopping, get most of the limelight. Yet there are plenty of other things to see and do. Explore some of our secret spots to get a taste of the locals’ life. Historic Highlights of Germany´s charming university towns are beautiful places to take a few days out, eat like a king, do some wine or beer tasting and buy local products.


Aachen Carnival

February 20 - February 25

Öcher Bend (Spring)

April 3 @ 14:00 - April 19 @ 0:00

Aachen Pilgrimage

May 18 - June 28



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Rosemarie’s Christmas Trip

Every year, Lübeck's most famous mouse, living - as we all know - in St. Mary’s church, is visited by countless people who touch it, so that a secret wish may come true. But in 2020, only very few people [...]

Things to Do in Little Known Osnabrück

"Osnabrück was not on my travel radar before the Historic Highlights of Germany put together my recent tour of Germany. All I knew before going was that it’s a Hanseatic city, meaning it was once a wealthy merchant town involved [...]

North Rhine-Westphalia Travel Guide

"With its population of around eighteen million actually exceeding that of the neighbouring Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen) is by far Germany’s most populous Land, though it’s by no means the biggest geographically. As the name suggests, it’s an artificial construction, [...]

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