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The Mannheim bicycle collective

Basement Bikes in Mannheim gets people rolling.

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.

Clean-cut

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.

Magical

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

Hungry plants

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

Rollergirls

A derby with the Rhein-Neckar Delta Quads

Homeless, unrecognised, yet admired

The writer Augusta Bender is revered in Schefflenz.

Preserving traditions and creating a new shine

Tobias and Christian Pfeifer are shingle makers in the Odenwald.

The Lady of Crimeheim

Crime novelist Ingrid Noll leads visitors through Wein-heim on an audio guide tour

Magical medicine

The German Pharmacy Museum in Heidelberg provides insights into the history of pharmacy.

Experiencing peace and quiet

Jaroslaw Krzewicki runs a guesthouse in the former convent in Esthal.

The floating church

Shipping on the Rhine and Neckar rivers with the ship pastor Anne Ressel

A house that opens up spaces

How the barac project attracts artists to Mannheim

Foamy craftsmanship

The Mayer private brewery in Oggersheim brews beer in the traditional way.

High up, deep down

Paying a visit to the Geozentrum Tromm in the Odenwald

A playful journey into the past

Uwe Groll recreates the world of the Bing company in the Freinsheim Toy Museum.

Saving a piece of history

The Haus zum Maulbeerbaum building embodies Landau’s history.

A dialect trail leading through the Odenwald

Travelling along the Mundartweg dialect trail from Neckarelz to Hardheim

An adventure below ground

Paying a visit to the Marie in der Kohlbach mine near Weinheim

Into the blue

Anne and Matthias Gaul have planted large fields of lavender in Grünstadt-Asselheim.

The Gleisweiler health shower

An unusual piece of the history of medicine waits for you in Hainbachtal.

Where the water buffalo graze

An association in southern Hesse is campaigning for these massive landscape keepers

A bridging house

A place for art: The house at the weir footbridge in Heidelberg

The bee whisperer

Honey from the Odenwald: the Willared Organic Apiary

Between merry-go-grounds and wolf enclosures

Discovering the Kurpfalz-Park near Wachenheim

Fluffy peace

On the alpaca farm on Pferchelhang in Heidelberg

Path-breaking roads

Germersheim tells us the history of locomotion.

What the “bleat” is going on?!

The Meckerei in Landau makes delicious products from goat’s milk

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