For each region we feature disabled-friendly visitor attractions, recommended places of interest and selected barrier-free offers. You will also find links to our partners' websites, which can help you to plan your holidays. Select a region on the map for more information.
The Eifel in the western part of Germany and in the heart of Europe is a region that inspires a spirit of discovery.
This upland region between Aachen, Cologne, Koblenz and Trier is rich in diversity. The scenery in the south varies from the wild, rocky landscape of the Ferschweiler plateau and the valleys of the Sûre, Enz, Prüm, Nims and Kyll rivers, to the Bitburg region with its orchards and the densely wooded plateaus of the wild Islek region where Germany meets Belgium and Luxembourg.
Erfurt is the state capital of Thuringia and has a population of almost 200,000. Home to a large number of cultural attractions, it is a popular destination for city breaks and cultural holidays.
The city has one of the best-preserved medieval town centres in Germany. Erfurt became established during the Middle Ages at the crossing point of ancient trade routes and it grew into an influential commercial and university town.
The Franconian Lakes region has lots to offer in terms of holidays, leisure, relaxation, recreation and self-discovery. Swimming, sunny beaches and sporting activities as well as the opportunity to get away from the daily grind in an attractive landscape.
Lower Lusatia in southern Brandenburg is a region in the midst of change. Over the next few years it will become one of the largest lakeland areas in Europe as several of its former open-cast lignite mines are flooded. Even now, these impressive, evolving landscapes are popular destinations for themed tours and are visited by a number of cycle routes.
Ruppiner Land: accommodation, walking and even diving for all
The Ruppiner Land region located between Germany's vibrant capital and the Mecklenburg Lakes is renowned for its culture as well as its lakes. It is blessed with picturesque waterways, unspoilt forests, gently rolling hills, pretty Brandenburg villages and charming stately homes and manor houses.
If you wanted a holiday by the sea, you're about 100 million years too late.... The romantic Elbe Sandstone Massif emerged from the sea in the Cretaceous period. Even the artist Caspar David Friedrich beat you to it by 200 years. Don't worry though, the romantic scenery is still here. Only the sea has gone.
Magdeburg is 1,200 years old, making it one of the oldest cities in Germany's eastern federal states. Few other places in central Europe have quite such a fascinating past. A former imperial seat, Hanseatic power and Prussian fortified town, Magdeburg has been rebuilt time and time again, with the preservation of its cultural riches always of paramount importance. Allow this wonderful city to captivate you!
Welcome to Ottostadt Magdeburg.