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Germany: lifting the black clouds in Lusatia

Germany: lifting the black clouds in Lusatia

Abandoned pits flooded, shores sprouting pine forests, beaches born from imported sand, vineyards planted on open-cast lignite mines… Europe’s largest artificial lake district is welcoming Mother Nature as she nurtures life back to a scarred land.

Four chic hotel stays in historic Cologne, Germany

The German city is embracing its modern side with a raft of stylish new rooms.

Meet the maker: Katharina Kock, the German butcher championing air-dried sausages

In central Germany, fifth-generation butcher Katharina Koch makes traditional air-dried sausages, but with a few surprises thrown in.

Why Rhineland-Palatinate is Germany’s most romantic region

From fairytale castles sitting atop towering hills to the country’s most picturesque towns, here’s how to discover the famous wine-making state of Rhineland-Palatinate in western Germany.  
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Exploring the Black Forest’s lyrical landscapes with Jack Wolfskin

Combine a city and outdoor break in Germany, with one of their new hiking routes — and do it in the right gear with Jack Wolfskin’s new capsule collection

10 of the best places to see autumn leaves

Discover where to see fabulous foliage all over the world, whether in vineyards or forests or simply lining residential roads.

Berlin: Bottoms up

Germany's beer laws mean that most pints have been brewed the same way for around 500 years, but there are a few microbrewers experimenting with new flavours.

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