Northern Germany

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in northern Germany, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

German Fairy Tale Route

German Fairy Tale Route and Lubeck, Germany

Liz Gill follows in the footsteps of the pied piper as she explores part of the German Fairy Tale Route in Hamelin and Kassel before visiting Lubeck.

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Young vegetables with Quark credit Marko Seifert 2

Nobelhart & Schmutzig,  Berlin

Mr Michelin agrees with the World’s 100 Best that Nobelhart & Schmutzig is “worth a detour” into the scruffiest corner of Kreuzberg for an unforgettable and highly eclectic nosh.

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Cyclists Niendorf

Northern Germany by bike

Rupert Parker explores the three north German cities of Lübeck, Lüneberg and Hamburg on two wheels and finds delightful streets with fairy tale houses.

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