Discover Germany, Issue 39, June 2016

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the Danube in little boats, vineyards illuminated by torches and impressive fireworks – the spectacle is worth a visit for many reasons and can best be watched from a boat. Kiel Week Regatta (18 – 26 June) The tension of a sailing race combined with an entertaining programme – that is the Kiel Week Regatta. Visitors can watch a windjammer parade, explore navy ships, indulge in German and international culinary delights at the many market stalls or watch cabaret, music and theatre performances. 96 | Issue 39 | June 2016

Gourmet Trail, Saas-Fee (19 June) Are you looking for a slightly different holiday experience? Why not combine an extensive hike with a tasty gourmet menu? The gourmet trail accosts sporty holidaymakers and epicures alike. After an ‘amuse-bouche’ at the valley station, it goes upwards with the mountain railway, followed by the hike with its picturesque alpine scenery and many culinary treats. Blues’n’Jazz, Rapperswil-Jona (23 – 26 June) When thinking about music festivals, the picture of tents and ankle-deep mud usually comes to mind. In the Swiss town of Rapperswil-Jona in

turn, you can enjoy about 20 jazz and blues concerts against the beautiful backdrop of the old town centre. Film Festival Munich (23 June – 2 July) Being one of the most significant film festivals in Europe, the film festival in Munich attracts film makers and fans alike by showing the diversity of the medium ‘film’ in all its facets. Harley Days, Hamburg (24 – 26 June) Europe’s biggest city biker event is coming back to Hamburg. Many different types of the famous