Culture & History

Where Europe starts

The cradle of German democracy: Hambach Castle.

Stories from the cabinet of curiosities

In March 2018, the former “Ochsenpferchbunker” in Mannheim will become the MARCHIVUM.

Get a true feel for the Odenwald

Margarete Sauer makes us feel, smell and taste the history of the Odenwald open-air museum in Gottersdorf.

From humble beginnings come great painters

Worth seeing: the birthplaces of the painters Anselm Feuerbach and Hans Purrmann in Speyer.

The Troy of the Palatinate Region

Jörg Seitz and the underground movement of Landau.

Roots into the future

Susanne Urban wants to designate the jewish heritage from Speyer, Worms and Mainz as a world heritage site.

Water into the City

How Frank Sobirey commits himself to the concerns of his home town.

The garden and the pleasure of leisure

The palace garden in Schwetzingen has many stories to tell - even from people who take care of it.

Where the future thinks

How Klaus Kufeld constructed a unique monument in honour of the Ludwigshafen philosopher Ernst Bloch.

Hot stuff

How Benno Münch made an old smithy in the Palatinate Forest come to life again.

Modest Silence

A quiet place in a world full of noises – Speyer Cathedral

Palatinate sea breeze

Sea air in the Palatinate

Past meets future

The Guttenberg Castle in the Neckar valley.

A palace waiting for the wake-up kiss

Castle Herrnsheim is unique in it´s own way.

Steam in the Palatinate

For both musical instruments and steam boilers, this man has a safe pair of hands: Ralf Rudolph.

Where the wild dragons are

Stories and dragons: Castle Lindenfels in the Odenwald.

The peaceful fortress

More than 20 years tour guide Kurt Burger tells the story of the fortress in Germersheim.

Queens from the Odenwald

Hans-Georg and Johannes Vleugels run one of Germany’s biggest pipe organ manufacturing companies in the Odenwald.

The Father and art

Ein Dominikater-Pater und zwei New Yorker Künstler leben in Worms die "Freiheit der Kunst".

Guardian of buildings

Hilde Seibert tells the stories of industrial architecture.

The Centre of the Universe

How Louis von Adelsheim turned a small town in the Odenwald - into an overall work of art.

The Experiment

Claus Kroppbauer wanted to become a farmer as a child. Then archaeologist. Today he is both in Lauresheim.