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Castle Road
Step back in time to the glorious past

View of Dilsberg hilltop fortress
Journey back into the Middle Ages. Travel from castle to castle, from one magnificent stately home to another, following in the footsteps of the knights and counts palatine all the way. Welcome to Germany's castles and palaces!
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German Fairytale Route
To fairytale land in the footsteps of the Brothers Grimm

Rapunzel with children
Home of fairies and princes, of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. Ever-changing, yet always magical – this is the Fairytale Route. Fairytales, myths and legends – and one celebration after another.
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Romanesque Route
A journey back to the Romanesque era

Pleasure boat with Romanesque church in the background
A warm welcome to the former kingdom of Saxony-Anhalt, once ruled by Otto the Great. Discover a region of cultural and natural attractions, a gateway to the Middle Ages when emperors and kings held court.
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Benedict Trail
In the footsteps of His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI

Feast of Corpus Christi Procession, Copyright Tourismusgemeinschaft Inn Salzach
A very warm welcome! A trail with a wonderful story to tell – in the footsteps of Joseph Alois Ratzinger – Pope Benedict XVI – for pilgrims, walkers and cyclists between the river Inn and the river Salzach in south-east Upper Bavaria.
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Romantic Road
On the trail of Romanticism

The Wieskirche Pilgrimage Church in the Pfaffenwinkel
Welcome to the home of Romanticism. Cyclists are sure to be well rewarded here, as they uncover the treasures of the Romance period, be it magnificent stately homes, palaces of courtly splendour or medieval timber-framed architecture.
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German Wine Route
A symphony of wines in a garden of delights

Four cyclists in the vineyards
Love of life, wine, good old-fashioned Gemütlichkeit and award-winning cuisine, all in celebration of the grape. The idea of a tourist route must have been a good one, or it wouldn't have been so widely copied elsewhere.
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German Half-Timbered Houses Route
Enchanting timber-framed architecture in picture-perfect settings

Typical medieval village by the river
There's plenty for culture lovers to savour along this route: impressive half-timbered facades, quaint medieval towns and many more treats and surprises. Join us on a cultural journey of discovery.
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European Route of Brick Gothic Architecture
A Baltic discovery tour

A family explore the ruins of a Brick Gothic abbey
Welcome to the fascinating world of brick Gothic architecture. Immerse yourself in the history of the Baltic and its towns and cities. Experience the history and culture of the brick Gothic masterpieces at close hand.
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Route of Industrial Heritage
A route that's different from all the rest

Brick tower and glass tower stand as testaments to the region's industrial history
Surprises galore await you in the Ruhrgebiet region. Enjoy culture in the gasometer, dancing in the old colliery washhouse, German beer on a brewery tour and lots more besides!
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German Alpine Road
A fairytale tour of the Alps

Zugspitze railway against an Alpine backdrop
Welcome to a fairytale panoramic tour through the Bavarian mountains where nature is both the backdrop and the director. The slogan "Every mile - a smile!" sums up this route perfectly.
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