Eastern Germany - offers a great mix of historical experience and trendy life style
Berlin does not have one specific center, the Kurfuerstendamm and surroundings, as well as Friedrichstraße/Unter den Linden and Alexanderplatz form the most remarkable areas in the city, but are by far not all this metropolis is about. A few years ago Berlin's formerly 23 districts have been joined into now remaining just 12, each one seeming like a small city itself. Every district has its own attractiveness and charms. From the separation until the reunion, this city has seen a lot, history can be seen and felt throughout the town. Since the motion pictures took its first steps, Berlin has been among the most important film cities, where masterworks were created. And the city is not only a fascinating cinematic setting, but also an inexhaustible source of stories. During the last few years Berlin has developed to one of the most important media places in Germany. No other German city is hosting more national and international radio and TV channels than Berlin. Berlin hosts some of the most important museums and cultural treasures from all over the world, including the Pergamon altar, the bust of Nefertiti ("Berlin's most beautiful woman"), and works by great masters past and present. Sites from former times, like the Brandenburg Gate or Gendarmenmarkt are present as well as ultra modern architectural highlights.
With its divers offer, Berlin is the perfect city for every kind of event or incentive trip, it will never be boring or lopsided. From a hip event in a modern club location with view over the vibrant city to a festive gourmet dinner in a Renaissance castle – everything is possible here!
is the Capital of Germany with over 3.45 million inhabitants
has an impressive number of stunning locations and event venues, from historic to ultra modern
provides more than 88.000 beds in one of Europe's most modern hotel landscapes
is located in the heart of Europe with excellent national and international transport links
offers its visitors great sites and an attractive infrastructure
has a rich cultural landscape with major collections and art treasures and over 170 museums
has gone through changes unlike any other capital city and is still in an exciting process of change
Berlin from below: discover Berlin’s history from an unusual perspective. The dark tour will take guests to the underground below the pulsating city. Old civilian shelters and bunkers from World War II give a strong feeling of how the people experienced the war time in Berlin
Sightseeing another way: Berlin offers many ways of different sightseeing. By segway, velo taxi, Rickschas or even the old GDR Trabant Cars offer a different and extremely enjoyable way of exploring the great sites of the city.
Graffiti workshop: Berlin is known for its street life and graffiti scene. Let your guests be part of this spirit and get to know spraying in a graffiti workshop with professional Berlin graffiti artists. Parts of their work can be taken home, as a small memory of an unforgettable event.
Berlin from the water: Berlin has more bridges than Venice and therefore a lot of waterways, rivers and lakes within the city and the surroundings. Water activities of all kind, like dragon boat runs, dinner ship excursions or other highlights are realizable while passing by the sites of the metropolis.
No limits: there is a huge number of possibilities, like a picnic in the Tiergarten park in the heart of the city, a meeting in a fancy stylish Berlin club, a movie making as a tribute to the film city, a video bus tour showing movie bits made in Berlin while passing the original film locations, a welcome reception above the rooftops of Berlin – nearly everything you can imagine…
...Berlin has a vibe all of its own, and wherever you go, you can experience the pulsating life on the boulevards, in the art galleries, at the flea markets and of course in the city's 300 clubs and 7,000 bars and restaurants
There are great shops, a vibrant cultural scene and lively bars, all within a relatively small area. The Renaissance Old Town Hall is where Johann Sebastian Bach signed his employment contract as cantor of nearby St. Thomas's Church. St. Nicholas's Church became known throughout the world in 1989 as the starting point of the "peaceful revolution" which paved the way for the reunification of Germany. Visitors can follow in Goethe's footsteps at Auerbachs Keller restaurant.
Leipzig means music: names of great composers and musicians such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann or Richard Wagner are inseparably linked with Leipzig. Music history was written in Leipzig and can be traced in authentic places like the world-wide only Mendelssohn House or St. Thomas Church. Composers' places in Leipzig include Bach Museum, Mendelssohn House (world-wide the only one!), Schumann House and the Edvard Grieg Memorial Place as well as St. Thomas Church and St. Nicholas Church. enjoy for example the St. Thomas’s Boys Choir or one of the other famous classical concerts, for example in the restored Mendelssohn House.
City of enjoyment: just take a stroll through the beautiful old town and step in here and there into one of the museums and special place. The best thing to do in Leipzig is just enjoy the great atmosphere of the town in a relaxed way.
City of art, the Leipzig School: the magazine ART devoted a whole issue to Leipzig, the city has been talked about all over the world as a city of art. Moreover, the Leipzig School is now familiar to art scholars everywhere. Following the opening of the new Museum of Fine Art, the construction of the new building for the Gallery of Contemporary Art, the refurbishment of the GRASSI museum complex, and the relocation of important galleries to the Spinnerei (a former cotton mill and large industrial complex where an extraordinary ‘art factory’ is now emerging), Leipzig’s art scene has also become another major tourist attraction.
...Leipzig has been an important influence in European commercial and intellectual life for centuries. Historical shopping arcades, lovingly restored, are typical of the architecture in the city centre
The city's cultural scene blends the traditional and the modern. The Elbe Valley around Dresden, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasts lush meadows, magnificent villas and majestic palaces. Few other cities have are undergoing such radical transformation as Dresden. The construction boom of recent years has produced a number of architectural masterpieces that are attracting international acclaim. The recently restored Church of Our Lady, is a highlight of any visit to Dresden. Theaterplatz square is graced by the Zwinger Palace, the most important late-baroque building in Germany, the opulent Semper Opera House, the Residenz Palace with its stables and "Procession of Dukes", a frieze of Meissen tiles, and the cathedral. Outer Neustadt, Dresden's pub and club quarter, is well worth a visit, as is Pfunds Molkerei, the "most beautiful dairy shop in the world". Or you could head for the three palaces along the Elbe and the historical mountain railway in Loschwitz. Many of Dresden's museums are world-class. The Zwinger Palace houses the famous Old Masters Gallery with the "Sistine Madonna" and the world's largest porcelain collection.
Dresden Art Discovery Tour: The Dresden State Art Collections are among the most important museums presently in existence. With the altogether twelve museum institutions, the association offers a thematic diversity that is unparalleled anywhere in the world.
Romantic beauty of Saxonia: Discover the wild, romantic beauty of the Saxon and Bohemian Switzerlands by boat, upstream of Dresden, or enjoy a trip downstream following the Saxon Wine Road. Or get to know Dresden and its surroundings from a captain's angle, on a river sightseeing tour or our special tour to Pillnitz Palace.
The transparent Factory: This Volkswagen car factory makes the fascination of automobile production visible to the outside world, initiating a unique exchange between man, technology and environment. The birthplace of the Volkswagen premium class and the only place in the world to turn production into real experience.
...The city's cultural scene blends the traditional and the modern. The Elbe Valley around Dresden, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasts lush meadows, magnificent villas and majestic palaces