Where else would we want to be.

WO SONST is a magazine for people on the move in the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. On the move to special people and places—from the Odenwald to Hesse, from Bergstraße road to the Southern Palatinate.

Living with the water nearby

The Leben am Strom museum and information centre in Neupotz

Artisan bread manufacturer

Weinheim-based master baker Michael Kress takes new directions to go back to old quality standards.

Crunchy and creamy and so fresh

The Schokokuss sweets from the Trauth confectionery factory in Herxheim are popular far beyond the Palatinate region.


The Klar Seifen soap manufactory is the oldest of its kind in Germany.

Under the starry sky

On a journey into space at the Mannheim Planetarium

Stage lights off!

The Schloss-Schule school for visually impaired and blind pupils in Ilvesheim offers cultural events in the dark.

The mangers of Bornheim

The town becomes a manger village during the Christmas season.

The world as a classroom

Children learn surrounded by nature and real-life at the Draußenschule outdoor school in Ladenburg.

A tough nut to crack

Marion Jöst is helping the walnut in Rimbach to regain its former grandeur.

Stones, spirits, and art made in Zimbabwe

The Bettendorff gallery brings Shona Art to Gauangelloch.

Oh, hear now the mill by the babbling brook!

Jasmin Brauch from Hardheim is a twelfth-generation miller.

Walther in a Memory of the World

The Codex Manesse stored in Heidelberg is one of the most important books in the world.

Hiking on four wheels

An electric wheelchair makes barriers disappear in the Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park.

Through the Silence

Out and about on the Old Rhine near Germersheim

A theatrical troupe that brings people together

The Chawwerusch theatre in Herxheim tells stories for and with the local people.

Stony Witnesses

Tracing the Celts near Bad Dürkheim

A theatre on Tromm mountain

Jürgen Flügge brings dramatic art to the countryside in his Hof-Theater-Tromm theatre

In the big world of miniature trees

A visit to the Bonsai Centre in Heidelberg

Theatre in a tower

It’s probably the smallest theatre in Germany and it is located in Freinsheim.

Hiking along Siegfried’s trail

The 130-kilometre Nibelungensteig trail leads from Bergstrasse road to the River Main.

A theatre in the bend

A small place offering great stage art in Neustadt-Hambach

On the roofs of Europe

The tile-making museum in Jockgrim tells a story from industrial history in the Palatinate.


Torsten Rau manages the office of the Magischer Zirkel in Lampertheim.

Hungry plants

Freinsheim is home to Germany’s largest nursery for carnivorous plants


A derby with the Rhein-Neckar Delta Quads


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