Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Travel Guide
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Germany's traditional charm is most evident in the eastern states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. The area formed the core of the former communist German Democratic Republic (referred to by its German acronym, DDR, or its English equivalent, GDR), but there is hardly any left today. Instead an unspoiled German state of mind predominates.
Hotels in eastern Germany are up to international standards and, due to economic subsidies in the 1990s, often far outshine... read more
Enterprising young managers and chefs have established themselves in the East, so look for new, usually small, restaurants.... read more
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Following Martin Luther: Trace the path of the ultimate medieval rebel in Wittenberg, Erfurt, Eisenach, and the Wartburg, and gain... Read more
Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia are currently celebrating the "Luther decade," preparing to mark the Protestant Reformation’s 500th... Read more
Begun in Weimar, the Bauhaus movement’s futuristic design, "form from function" mentality, and revolutionary spirit have inspired... Read more
The cuisine of the region is hearty and seasonal, and almost every town has a unique specialty unavailable outside the immediate area.... Read more
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