Hippodrom Tent at Oktoberfest


For two boozy weeks towards the end September/beginning of October each year all roads in Munich lead to the Theresienwiese, a giant grass meadow about the size of 20 football fields near the centre of the city. The occasion is the world's biggest...  see full details

Golden Bear

Berlin International Film Festival

The coveted Silver and Golden Bears of the Berlin International Film Festival are the symbol of achievement in one of the top events in the film industry. The Berlinale has become one of the biggest and most reputable festivals in the international business of...  see full details

Berlin Christmas Market

Berlin Christmas Markets

During the festive season, more than 40 Christmas markets pop up around the city of Berlin. They attract visitors with traditional arts and crafts, Christmas lights, decorations, and the smell of glühwein, gingerbread, and roasted nuts. Santa Claus, music and dance, fairytales, and puppetry...  see full details

Berlin Marathon runners

Berlin Marathon

Taking runners past most of the famous sights of the historic city, the annual Berlin Marathon is one of the most popular in the world, and ends at the imposing Brandenburg Gate. It is an extremely popular marathon and the limit of 40,000...  see full details

2008 Exhibition

Frankfurt Book Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest international book fair in the world, receiving visitors and book dealers from more than 100 countries. The event is largely focused around trade, distribution, and selling, though the fair has quite a heritage to it with some...  see full details

JazzFest Berlin

The Berlin Jazz Festival

The Berlin Jazz Festival is one of the world's premier jazz festivals and a highlight on the Berlin musical calendar, with a range of concerts taking place all over town and in a variety of different settings, from casual jazz clubs to big...  see full details