In the small German town of Weimar, there was a flourishing intellectual scene that created some of the country’s best writers and artists.
Spread over an enormous area, this Garden Kingdom in Germany brings together a string of landscaped parks with magnificent palaces and public buildings.
With social housing, Berlin proved itself to be ahead of the times. Check out these remarkable housing estates from a century ago – still used today!
These beautiful castles not far from Cologne are the first examples of Rococo architecture in Europe and are definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area.
When a wooden statue of Jesus was apparently seen weeping tears in the 18th century, a grand church was needed to house the icon for the pilgrims that descended.
There was once a plan to turn this small German town into a ‘second Rome’. When you see it for yourself, it’s clear how it grew in grandeur.
Maulbronn Monastery is the best preserved and most complete monastic complex in northern Europe. So many centuries of history in the buildings here.
This factory was one of the first Modernist buildings in Europe and, amazingly, is still used by the same company that constructed it a century ago!
Holidaymakers come here to relax by the beach – many not even realising this is a unique landscape that hosts a habitat found nowhere else in the world.