Tag Archives: Northern Germany

Walking Tour: Schwerin – Northern Germany (4K)

Schwerin is the state capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in northern Germany. It’s known for Schwerin Castle, a neo-Renaissance palace with ornate rooms and elaborate gardens. The castle sits on an island in Lake Schwerin, one of several picturesque lakes. The Staatliches Museum Schwerin has 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens. In the old town is Gothic Schwerin Cathedral. 

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.

Walking Tour: ‘Lübeck – Northern Germany’ (4K)

Lübeck is a northern German city distinguished by Brick Gothic architecture, which dates to its time as the medieval capital of the Hanseatic League, a powerful trading confederation. Its symbol is the Holstentor, a red-brick city gate that defended the river-bounded Altstadt (old town). Rebuilt following WW II, the Marienkirche is a 13th–14th-century landmark that widely influenced Northern European church design. 

Walking Tours: ‘Hamburg – Germany’ (4K UHD Video)

Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany, is connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River. It’s crossed by hundreds of canals, and also contains large areas of parkland. Near its core, Inner Alster lake is dotted with boats and surrounded by cafes. The city’s central Jungfernstieg boulevard connects the Neustadt (new town) with the Altstadt (old town), home to landmarks like 18th-century St. Michael’s Church. 

New Walking Tour Video: ‘Lübeck – Germany’ (2020)

Lübeck is a northern German city distinguished by Brick Gothic architecture, which dates to its time as the medieval capital of the Hanseatic League, a powerful trading confederation. Its symbol is the Holstentor, a red-brick city gate that defended the river-bounded Altstadt (old town). Rebuilt following WW II, the Marienkirche is a 13th–14th-century landmark that widely influenced Northern European church design. 

Timeline: 0:00 Lübeck Hauptbahnhof 1:00 Bus station (ZOB) 3:00 Hansestraße / Lindenplatz 5:15 Puppenbrücke 8:00 Holstentor 12:00 Western City Center 16:00 Breite Straße 17:00 Markt 19:00 Breite Straße / Marienkirche 21:15 Fischstraße / Breite Straße 27:00 Beckergrube 33:00 Along the Trave River 40:00 Back to the City Center 43:00 St. Jakobi Kirche 45:00 Towards the Northern Old Town 48:00 Burgtor

Filmed in September 2020

New Aerial Travel Video: ‘Hamburg, Germany’ (2020)

Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany, is connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River. It’s crossed by hundreds of canals, and also contains large areas of parkland. Near its core, Inner Alster lake is dotted with boats and surrounded by cafes. The city’s central Jungfernstieg boulevard connects the Neustadt (new town) with the Altstadt (old town), home to landmarks like 18th-century St. Michael’s Church.