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Make your travel dreams a reality with a trip to Germany; Irish Times

Photo: Florian Trykowski

From short weekend breaks to multi-stop trips, Germany ticks all the travel boxes thanks to its attractions, stunning scenery and culinary gems…

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Langham Lands a New Deal Located Within a UNESCO German Palace; Raini Hamdi; Skift

Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group has added its first property in Europe since acquiring The Langham, London more than two decades ago.

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7 Stunning UNESCO Heritage Sites to Visit in Germany; Alice Dundon; Culture Trip

Read our guide to Germany’s top UNESCO World Heritage Sites that should be on your travel bucket list.

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To live in Berlin, I need staff; Norman Lebrecht; Slipped Disc

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Germany – Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl

The inside track on classical music and related cultures.

Our diarist Anthea Kreston is hard back at work.

I am in the middle of a quartet tour, sitting on a train through glorious countryside between Frankfurt and Cologne. Tonight we play in the Augustusburg Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site), built in the early 18th century, this is a traditional u-shaped palace, surrounded by magnificent gardens and a resplendent hunting lodge. Next, we head to Zeist, in central Netherlands, to play in a Moravian Church. The Moravians fled persecution in the mid 1700’s – it is one of the oldest Protestant denominations, originating in the Bohemian Reformation in the 15th century.   

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