On an island picturesquely embedded in a charming lake and park landscape, the stately grandeur shows itself in the style of romantic historicism, inspired by local examples and the French castles of the Loire. In 2014 the Schweriner Residenzensemble was included in the list of applications for the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.


Ever heard of a nature museum in a village? Large cities entertain large nature museums, which is common. The fact that in a village with 400 inhabitants a remarkable natural museum is operated, is certainly unusual. A trip to the Klosterdorf Cismar (near the Ostseeheilbad Grömitz on the Bay of Lübeck in Schleswig-Holstein) shows how such a thing can be realized.


Since 1952 the Wild West is located in Bad Segeberg. Every summer, Winnetou and Old Shatterhand experience exciting adventures, as well as shows and concerts for all age groups on the open-air stage.


In 1951 the "Freilichtoper" was founded on the occasion of the 125th death day of the composer Carl Maria von Weber, one of the biggest sons of the city. The Eutin Festival is perhaps the most romantic summer open-air festival with a program of opera and operetta in Germany.