Deutschland.de - Your Link to Germany
This extensive magazine provides a large selection of interesting articles about important topics in Germany and in the world. With reports about German traditions, politics and sports.
Deutsche Welle - Audio Reports
An excellent learning portal with a section on German culture: with articles about German dialects, information about cities and regions, and video series for learning German.
Deutschkurs - Virtual Walking Tour
This website provides an insight into German and Swiss cities and people with virtual guided tours including pictures and audio. Hover over the text to see the English transcript. The Swiss tour can also be listened to in standard German by clicking on "switch".
Goethe-Institut - Learn about German Culture
This site from the Goethe-Institut provides a great wealth of information about German culture and lifestyle, including some follow-up exercises. From topics like nuclear energy to German football or the beloved German dish: currywurst.
Open Learn - German Regions and Traditions
A comprehensive course about German regions, traditions and history. The exercises will help you practice listening and reading skills while you learn about Germany.
Hueber - Diverse Topics in German Culture
This learning portal has a range of opportunities to learn about German culture and history. From texts with vocabulary lists to interactive activities, you can find it all here!
Lonely Planet - Travelling to Germany
Lonely Planet, the popular travel guide company, presents an online portal with information about regions and cities in Germany. This site is made especially for travellers who are looking for practical information for spending time in Germany.
YouTube: GermanPod101 - German Festivals and Holidays
Important German festivals and public holidays are presented and explained to you in numerous videos. English subtitles are included. A great way to immerse yourself in Germany's festival culture in a relaxed way!
Kaleidoskop - Short Texts About Everyday Life in Germany
From German bread to May 1st, Kaleidoskop offers you texts and small interviews about everyday life and cultural peculiarities in Germany. A diverse collection of topics to get to know German life better!
Planet Schule - Cultural Studies on TV
On Planet Schule, you'll find lots of interesting videos that will help give you a look into German culture. For example, you can watch an interview with the famous German author Heinrich Böll or watch documentaries about historical events. Just scroll down the page and select a topic you're interested in.
Facts about Germany - Interesting Reports
An excellent site dedicated to interesting information and facts about many different areas of life in German – from art to politics and business.
Learn German Online - German Festivals and Holidays
The most important festivals in Germany are presented and explained on this page. They are sorted by the month in which they take place. Additional links offer you the option to learn more about the respective celebrations.
Wikimedia - Germany in Pictures
From German landmarks to culture, people, and architecture – Wikimedia provides a collection of illustrations and pictures that are important to German culture. Browse this page to get a closer look at German culture.