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Travel & Culture: The Peloponnese In Greece

The Peloponnese is a hotspot for people from all over the world but still remains to its traditional Greek roots. The olive groves, its rich history and the stunning coastline, which provides kilometres of golden beaches – it never gets old.

The Peloponnese or Peloponnesus is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece. It is connected to the central part of the country by the Isthmus of Corinth land bridge which separates the Gulf of Corinth from the Saronic Gulf. 

Travel Tours: Germany’s Most Beautiful Old Towns

Discover the beauty of Germany’s old towns! Whether they’re in the half-timbered, Brick Gothic, or Renaissance style, many old towns in Germany are a feast for the eyes. Learn about Germany’s oldest preserved bridge in Regensburg, take a stroll through the picturesque alleys of Goslar, Erfurt, and Stralsund, and find out how Görlitz got the nickname ‘Görliwood’. Join us for part two of our journeys through ‘old’ Germany!

Video: André Götzmann | Nicole Meißner | Peter Wozny

Video timeline: 00:00 Intro 00:47 Goslar 01:45 Regensburg 02:42 Stralsund 03:45 Görlitz 04:50 Erfurt

Travel Tour: Top 5 Things To Do On Madeira Island

You have to see these on Madeira: The island belonging to Portugal offers amazing wild nature, lots of art, and a special cuisine. DW reporter Theodora Mavropoulos has been to the picturesque Atlantic island and has brought back five tips for you. What we can tell you is this: Her fourth tip simply magical!

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show. 

Tourism: Germany Opens Up Baltic Sea Region To Test New Pandemic Rules

The Schleiregion including Eckernförde is one of four areas that have been selected for a test project. The project is meant to find out if tourism is possible during a pandemic. DW host Nicole Frölich was in the region.

Tours: Seven Stunning Castles In Germany (Video)

Discover seven of Germany’s beautiful palaces and castles from a bird’s-eye view! Our Flying Guide takes you to Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Heidelberg Castle, Schwerin Castle, Marienburg Castle, Sigmaringen Castle, Ludwigsburg Palace and Lichtenstein Castle. Come check out these architectural gems in Germany!

Travel Tour: Germany’s Most Beautiful Old Towns

Discover good-old Germany: We’ll show you the country’s most beautiful historical towns from a bird’s-eye view! In Part 1, we take you from Bamberg to Lübeck, Trier and Quedlinburg, as well as to Meersburg on Lake Constance. Do you like old buildings? We have timber-framed, red-brick Gothic and Roman houses in store for you.

Video: André Götzmann | Nicole Meißner | Peter Wozny