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Each week a new European metropolis in focus. euromaxx city highlights urban flair and local culture. The wonderful world of European cities. euromaxx city – every week on DW-TV.

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Each week a new European metropolis in focus. euromaxx city highlights urban flair and local culture. The wonderful world of European cities. euromaxx city – every week on DW-TV.

Rank #1: Beautiful vistas: St Moritz in the Summer

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Whether kitesurfing over Lake Silvaplana or mountain biking through the Alps, the famous upscale ski resort St Moritz offers a fairy-tale backdrop in summer, too. Switzerland hardly gets more beautiful than this.

Jun 27 2018

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Rank #2: Spring Greetings from Mallorca

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In the first days of spring, Mallorca turns into a sea of almond blossom. Euromaxx samples a perfume that captures their delicate fragrance and some tasty local treats made with almonds.

Feb 19 2018

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Rank #3: Extra tour: Touring Rome on a Vespa

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Every year, some ten million tourists come to Rome. One authentically Italian way of taking in the city's sights is on a Vespa scooter. We give it a whirl, visiting sites like the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain.

Mar 27 2018

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Rank #4: Zurich at Christmastime

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During advent in Zurich, the city lights up like a Christmas tree. It's a magical place, with its market, circus, and of course, cheese fondue. And what better way to digest than a stroll through the brightly-lit city?

Dec 12 2017

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Rank #5: Exploring Innsbruck

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Innsbruck, Austria, is the capital of the Alps, of Tyrol and of winter sports. But it also has architecture both modern and historic, dating back to the Holy Roman Empire. The over 800-year-old city is worth a visit!

Feb 20 2018

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Rank #6: Odessa - a Black Sea pearl

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People of different nationalities and religions have shaped the city of Odessa, including Greeks, Italians and Jews. Founded in 1794 by the Russian empress Catherine the Great, today it is Ukraine's most important port.

Aug 27 2018

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Rank #7: Travel tip: art and culture in Dresden

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Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.

Nov 07 2017

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Rank #8: Portugal's Alentejo Region

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Deserted beaches, dolphin-watching boat trips, medieval towns and a flourishing wine production all combine to make the Alentejo Region one of Portugal's most attractive travel destinations.

May 03 2018

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Rank #9: Beautiful Bologna

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Bologna boasts fabulous food and architecture and the oldest university in Europe. It’s been dubbed “fat, learned and red”. The red could refer to the terracotta bricks or its socialist leanings.

Feb 27 2018

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Rank #10: Locarno during the film festival

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Locarno on Lago Maggiore looks and feels more like Italy than Switzerland. Every summer, the little town hosts an internationally known film festival. Every summer Locarno becomes a vast open-air cinema.

Aug 06 2018

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Rank #11: St Gallen, Switzerland

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Euromaxx heads to the Swiss town to see some of the finest Christmas decorations the country has to offer. Enjoy a special Advent-themed guided tour through the town.

Dec 05 2017

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Rank #12: A literary tour of Edinburgh

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A tour of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, which is well-known for its literary heritage. It’s even been named a UNESCO City of Literature. Traces of the city’s famous poets can be found all over the place.

Mar 12 2018

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Rank #13: Jungle and desert: Gran Canaria

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For many people from colder European climes, Gran Canaria of the Canary Islands is a favorite winter getaway. And it has a lot more to offer than just sun-drenched beaches.

Jan 15 2018

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Rank #14: World Cup in Russia

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The football World Cup kicks off in Russia this week. One of the host cities is Kazan, the capital of Republic of Tatarstan. Euromaxx finds out what visitors can do apart from watch the matches.

Jun 12 2018

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Rank #15: A Green Haven of Tranquility and Tolerance 

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Famous German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once sang the praises of the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz. Created in the 18th century, the park is now a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.

Aug 21 2017

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Rank #16: A bicycle tour through Amsterdam

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The best way to experience Amsterdam like a local is on a bicycle. Visitors can ride past the most important sights in the Dutch capital.

May 02 2017

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Rank #17: Travel tip: Lucerne, Switzerland

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Culinary delights, climbing, skiing, hiking – even diving. Lucerne has lots to offer. 
The town lies nestled between the Swiss Alpine peaks and Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland.

Mar 28 2017

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Rank #18: The idyllic Cotswolds region in Britain

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The Cotswolds are an idyllic region in the heart of England with chocolate box scenery. The quaint villages and lush romantic gardens attract countless visitors every year.

Sep 27 2016

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Rank #19: On tour in Ireland

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Dingle Peninsula attracts one-and-a-half million tourists from around the world each year. The main town and tourist centre is Dingle. Its most famous resident is a dolphin.

Sep 20 2016

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Rank #20: Reykjavik

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Photographer Antonía Bergþórsdóttir shows us around the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. The sites include the Harpa Concert Hall and the Hallgrímskirkja, Iceland's largest church.

Sep 06 2016

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Sofia, Bulgaria’s Capital 

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Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is definitely worth a visit. The city certainly has plenty to offer. Its millennia of history reach from ancient ruins to modern-day communist monuments.

Jan 08 2019

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Extratour – The Polish town of Zakopane

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The Polish town of Zakopane, sitated amid the High Tatra Mountains, is ideal for skiing and tobogganing. The town is known for its traditional wooden houses and yummy cuisine.

Dec 03 2018

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A travel blogger shows us Madrid

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In ‘My little Madrid’, Marcela de la Peña writes all about her home city. In this installment of the Euromaxx extra tour, she takes us around Spain’s capital and reveals insider tips.

Nov 27 2018

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Moscow in the dark

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There is plenty to do and discover after sunset in Moscow. Be that visiting a circus, a beauty salon, or Moscow’s futuristic-looking Zaryadye Park. The metropolis has much to offer.

Nov 19 2018

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A visit to the Swedish island of Öland

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Öland is popular with Swedes, because it gets more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the country. But the island has much more to offer, including palaces, windmills and regional specialties.

Oct 09 2018

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Odessa - a Black Sea pearl

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People of different nationalities and religions have shaped the city of Odessa, including Greeks, Italians and Jews. Founded in 1794 by the Russian empress Catherine the Great, today it is Ukraine's most important port.

Aug 27 2018

5mins

Play

Locarno during the film festival

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Locarno on Lago Maggiore looks and feels more like Italy than Switzerland. Every summer, the little town hosts an internationally known film festival. Every summer Locarno becomes a vast open-air cinema.

Aug 06 2018

4mins

Play

Beautiful vistas: St Moritz in the Summer

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Whether kitesurfing over Lake Silvaplana or mountain biking through the Alps, the famous upscale ski resort St Moritz offers a fairy-tale backdrop in summer, too. Switzerland hardly gets more beautiful than this.

Jun 27 2018

4mins

Play

World Cup in Russia

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The football World Cup kicks off in Russia this week. One of the host cities is Kazan, the capital of Republic of Tatarstan. Euromaxx finds out what visitors can do apart from watch the matches.

Jun 12 2018

4mins

Play

Portugal's Alentejo Region

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Deserted beaches, dolphin-watching boat trips, medieval towns and a flourishing wine production all combine to make the Alentejo Region one of Portugal's most attractive travel destinations.

May 03 2018

4mins

Play

Extra tour: Touring Rome on a Vespa

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Every year, some ten million tourists come to Rome. One authentically Italian way of taking in the city's sights is on a Vespa scooter. We give it a whirl, visiting sites like the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain.

Mar 27 2018

5mins

Play

A literary tour of Edinburgh

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A tour of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, which is well-known for its literary heritage. It’s even been named a UNESCO City of Literature. Traces of the city’s famous poets can be found all over the place.

Mar 12 2018

4mins

Play

Beautiful Bologna

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Bologna boasts fabulous food and architecture and the oldest university in Europe. It’s been dubbed “fat, learned and red”. The red could refer to the terracotta bricks or its socialist leanings.

Feb 27 2018

4mins

Play

Exploring Innsbruck

Podcast cover
Read more
Innsbruck, Austria, is the capital of the Alps, of Tyrol and of winter sports. But it also has architecture both modern and historic, dating back to the Holy Roman Empire. The over 800-year-old city is worth a visit!

Feb 20 2018

4mins

Play

Spring Greetings from Mallorca

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In the first days of spring, Mallorca turns into a sea of almond blossom. Euromaxx samples a perfume that captures their delicate fragrance and some tasty local treats made with almonds.

Feb 19 2018

4mins

Play

Jungle and desert: Gran Canaria

Podcast cover
Read more
For many people from colder European climes, Gran Canaria of the Canary Islands is a favorite winter getaway. And it has a lot more to offer than just sun-drenched beaches.

Jan 15 2018

4mins

Play

Zurich at Christmastime

Podcast cover
Read more
During advent in Zurich, the city lights up like a Christmas tree. It's a magical place, with its market, circus, and of course, cheese fondue. And what better way to digest than a stroll through the brightly-lit city?

Dec 12 2017

3mins

Play

St Gallen, Switzerland

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Euromaxx heads to the Swiss town to see some of the finest Christmas decorations the country has to offer. Enjoy a special Advent-themed guided tour through the town.

Dec 05 2017

3mins

Play

Travel tip: art and culture in Dresden

Podcast cover
Read more
Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.

Nov 07 2017

3mins

Play

Discover the Mediterranean island of Cyprus

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Cyprus offers not only long sandy beaches, it’s also steeped in history. Churches, mosaics and castles witness to bygone centuries. Then there’s the modern Cyprus with tourist infrastructure and a huge waterpark.

Aug 28 2017

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By Apollon_Knows_Best - Jul 23 2013
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The show is just phenomenal, like any other produced by deutsche welle. It combines culture and travel, video quality could be better, but it's good enough. I would also suggest euromaxx lifestyle and europa28.