Europe’s Largest Spring Festival

Europe’s largest spring festival invites you to celebrate Fruhlingfest! When the days slowly get longer and the temperatures begin to get warmer, the festival season heats up in the state capital of Baden-Württemberg.  We welcome you to the 80th Stuttgart Spring Festival from April 21 to May 13, 2018. The Stuttgart Spring Festival was founded as…Read more »

Destination Oktoberfest | Munich, Germany

PLAN AHEAD: Oktoberfest in Munich 2018 Saturday, 22 September (begins at 12:00 Noon) to Sunday, 7 October Oktoberfest!  The one word that easily conjures up visions of dirndl and lederhosen-wearing visitors raising up massive steins of frothy beverages and singing to the top of their lungs. This is Oktoberfest, More than six million visitors attend THE…Read more »

Party Til the Cows Come Home – Viehscheid | Bavaria, Germany

    Viehscheid, the annual gathering of cows and bulls being driven down from the summer pastures in the mountainside to the valley. In the respective localities, the animals are gathered together on the so-called Scheidplatz; the shepherd “part” – that is separating the cattle out of the crowd and where every farmer gets his cattle back. This…Read more »