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. Since the former communist German Democratic Republic (commonly referred to by its German acronym—DDR or its English equivalent GDR) resolutely clung to its German heritage, an unspoiled German state of mind still survives here.
Hotels in eastern Germany are up to international standards and, due to economic subsidies in the 1990s, often far outshine their West German counterparts...read more
Enterprising young managers and chefs have established themselves in the East, so look for new, usually small, restaurants. People in the region are extremely...read more
Things To Do in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia
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Following Martin Luther: Trace the path of the ultimate medieval rebel in Wittenberg, Eisenach, and the Wartburg and gain valuable insight into... Read more
Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia are currently celebrating the "Luther decade," preparing to mark the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary in... Read more
Begun in Weimar, the Bauhaus movement's futuristic design, "form from function" mentality, and revolutionary spirit has inspired artists worldwide... Read more
The cuisine of the region is hearty and seasonal, and almost every town has a unique specialty unavailable outside the immediate area. Look for... Read more
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After the recent debut of his Grand Cayman-inspired novel The Forever Girl, author Alexander McCall... Read more
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I planned my trip using this forum and thought I should pay it forward and hopefully help someone else out there who is planning a trip. Read more
Our 40th Anniversary Trip to Germany-Vienna: Part 3, Trains
We used the Deutche Bahn (DB) rail system throughout our vacation. Read more
Need advice for my trip - 19 May - 3 June 2014.
Fly into Amsterdam and leave from Vienna.
Beginning at Amsterdam, my wife and I would like to travel by train and the 2 must visit place are Zermatt, Salszburgh. Read more