Cultural life in Germany


Cultural life in Germany

Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!

Club Szene

Going Out and Partying

Berlin is not only the centre of German political life but also the throbbing heart of the country’s party scene. The city boasts more than 200 clubs offering the right sort of music for every party-goer, whether they prefer indie, rock, pop, dance, minimal or electro. In addition, there are countless pubs, bars and cafés – the perfect place to spend pleasant summer evening out of doors.

Sommer in Berlin

Beach Bars in Berlin

Curled up on a comfy sun lounger with a glass of Berliner Weiße (a light “white” beer with a shot of raspberry or woodruff syrup) in your hand, looking across at the BodeMuseum– the perfect way to enjoy the summer at MonbijouPark’s beach bar.

Badeschiff in der Spree im Berliner Bezirk Treptow

Bathing and Paddling

If you feel the need to escape from the city’s baking asphalt and enjoy a refreshing dip, Berlin and its environs offer numerous opportunities for paddling, swimming, bathing and diving.

Mauerpark - Karaoke-Singen

Leisure and Relaxation

Berlin offers endless opportunities to relax and while away the time.


Open-Air Events

Festivals, film screenings or concerts – whatever the occasion, it’s all so much more fun out of doors on a balmy summer evening. During the summer months, Berlin puts on lots of open-air events

Goethe-Schiller Denkmal in Weimar

What Goethe didn´t know ...

Eleven curious items from the world of the German language which even Germany’s most famous poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, would not have known. Source: Deutschland Magazin

German Films

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Cultural life in Germany

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Holidays and Traditions

Funfare at the Oktoberfest in Munich

How is Christmas celebrated in Germany? What is carnival? When did the Oktoberfest celebrations first start? Learn more about German traditions.

Food and drinks

Die vier Köche der RTL II-Sendung "Die Kochprofis - Einsatz am Herd" (l-r): Mike Süsser, Andreas Schweiger, Oliver Mik und Frank Oehler.

Is beer or wine more popular? Do you know how many kinds of bread there are in Germany? The answers might surprise you! Learn more about what to eat and drink in Germany.


Basketballspieler Dirk Nowitzki

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