GCC travelers looking for one last summer getaway need look no further than Germany’s wonderfully rich cultural attractions. Explore the German.Local.Culture campaign to fully experience Germany, from breathtaking landscapes to interactive craft workshops in the different cities.
“The German.Local.Culture campaign is one that resonates well with our Gulf markets,” said Yamina Sofo, Director of Sales and Marketing at the German National Tourist Board (GNTO), GNTB’s regional office. “Germany has so much to offer and this campaign helps visitors experience some of Germany’s best craftsmanship, taste, greenery and flair. After the Eid break in May, we saw a 37% increase in overnight stays compared to our 2019 statistics, before the pandemic. It is obvious that Germany is a popular travel destination for GCC travelers. With such strong results from Eid travellers, we look forward to a strong end to summer. »
Located in one of Germany’s largest historic city centers, the Grand Opera on Erfurt Cathedral Hillis a great place to view the beautiful outdoor scene as the sun sets in the backdrop. Attend an exceptional performance in a historical context dating back to the early Middle Ages. Classical operas and musicals are performed on 70-step Cathedral Hill during the Cathedral Steps Festival, creating a perfectly unique cultural experience.
Discerning foodies can savor the artisanal flavor of authentic handmade goat cheese in Hesseat the dairy farm located among the succulents Meadows of the Rhön. Visitors can learn all about the local white Edel goats and have the opportunity to use their high-quality milk to create cheese wheels. The entire production process takes place in the lush countryside, combining beautiful scenery with the traditional German craftsmanship of cheese making.
Travelers who wish to soak up the fresh air and enjoy the greenery should head to Baden-Baden Panorama Hiking Trail, voted Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail of 2020. This gem offers breathtaking views of nature and culture as well as culinary delights on four different stages of the route. From flower gardens and rock towers to magnificent Hohenbaden Castle and Geroldsau Waterfall, the spectacular view of the Rhine Valley stretches all the way to France and is truly a must-visit while in Germany.
With more than 1,400 cafes and restaurants around leipzig, there will surely be a delicious treat for everyone. Taste fresh and succulent treats with recipes dating back to the 18th century that can only be found in Germany today. With new versions available, local bakers have created vegetarian alternatives to sweet shortcrust pastries filled with fresh almonds, walnuts and strawberries that make them truly irresistible.
Germany offers a wide range of places and activities for travelers to explore and is not limited to the above. Click on here for more information on the German.Local.Culture campaign in Germany.