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Palermo: The new cultural capital of Europe.

Once it was confirmed by the Italian government that Palermo will be the new European capital of culture for 2018.

The city of Sicily will benefit the expected rise in tourism and additional funding for its cultural visibility.

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Barcelona has high hopes for the return …

The Catalan capital is suffering from a sore lack of tourists. While city officials are calling for vacationers to return, critics of mass tourism find it difficult to make their...

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Germany's 16 states: Bremen

Take a tour of Bremen and you'll enjoy maritime flair on the North Sea and discover a historic Hanseatic city.

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EU giving away 60,000 free Interrail tic…

From Tuesday, 18- to 20-year-olds can apply for tickets that grant free train travel across Europe. The initiative is providing travel opportunities to young people as the pandemic wanes.

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Cautious recovery for Portugal's tourism…

After a long lockdown at the beginning of the year, vacationers are returning to the Algarve. Hoteliers and restaurant owners are optimistic about the future.

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What are the COVID entry rules for trave…

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. Many countries have eased restrictions on everyday life, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of...

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Germany's 16 states: Hamburg

Hamburg is Germany's second largest city. It's a Hanseatic beauty full of contrasts. Elegant and rough, green and urban — always startling and unexpected.

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Between Brexit and COVID-19: the hard pa…

Traveling in a global pandemic can be challenging, but add the complications of strict travel rules resulting from Britain's split from the EU and things become really confusing and expensive...

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Germany's 16 states: Brandenburg

Extensive forests, meadows and thousands of lakes make up the charm of the landscape of this state in the northeast of Germany. More than 500 castles and mansions are an...

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Germany's 16 states: Berlin

Berlin is many things: German capital, seat of government and cultural metropolis. But above all, Berlin is fascinating — a city that is constantly changing. Maybe that's why it's such...

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