Michael Portillo samples Black Forest gateau and finds out about its ingredients.
During the summer in Munich, whole families flock to one of the city's 180 beergardens.
The annual New Year's Day concert performed is by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
'Stolpersteine' are placed in pavements to honour the Jews lost during Nazi times.
Sunday is considered to be a day of rest in Germany, whether people are religious or not.
We have a selection of learner guides