As an active partner, the German Steam Locomotive Museum can draw on a large network to keep the museum operating.
With its three museums of enjoyment, Mönchshof in Kulmbach is regarded as the focal point of food culture at the heart of Upper Franconia - the area provides a unique and experience of exploring the history of beer, bread and spices.
The German Agriculture Museum of Blankenhain Castle lets visitors explore a unique exhibition of rural life and work in Central Germany and go on a historical journey through time from the 18th century to the present.
With its locations in Nuremberg, Koblenz and Halle (Saale), the DB Museum is one of the oldest museums about technological history in Europe. Among other exhibits, the "Adler" - the first locomotive used for commercial passenger service - is in posession of the museum.
In the 14th century, Kupferberg was one of the most important mining areas of Europe - up to 2,000 miners lived and worked here. The eventful mining history of the small town in Upper Franconia is told at the Mining Museum.
Today's association "Naturbühne Trebgast e.V. (Trebgast nature stage)" grew out of the former Trebgast tourism and beautification association and has since developed into an artistic gem. The claim that the most beautiful amateur nature stage in Germany is to be found in Trebgast is fully justified.
The Association of German Museum and Tourist Railways is the advocacy group for voluntarily operated railways and for all museum and tourist railways in Germany.
The friends' association ("Verein der Freunde des DDM e.V.) supports the expansion and the maintenance of the museum both financially and ideationally. Not only do the friends of the DDM maintain and restore steam locomotives, they also voluntarily help to keep the museum running.
The Saxon railfan association (Verein Sächsicher Eisenbahnfreunde e.V.) is in posession of some operational rail vehicles which are permitted on the public rail network. The association uses them for chartered rail operations.
The goal of the association "Beer Region Upper Franconia (Bierland Oberfranken e.V.)" is to preserve the unique beer culture of Upper Franconia and to popularize it across its borders - both nationally and internationally.
Off the beaten track of mass tourism, the Central Uplands - right between Munich and Berlin - equally delight people looking for rest and relaxation, hikers, bikers and culinary tourists.
Concerning regional specialties, Upper Franconia is a treasure trove. The aim of the association "Enjoyment region Upper Franconia (Genussregion Oberfranken e.V.)" is to support the quality, diversity and culture of these regional specialties in Upper Franconia.
The Fichtel Mountains are marvelously beautiful! Which is why the Fichtel Mountains tourist information lets you know about a mix of sporting activities, cultural highlights and opportunities for enjoyment.
On the website of the Franconian Switzerland tourist office you can find information about sights, recreational activities, tips for relaxing and things to know about the land of castles, caves and enjoyments. The breathtaking landscape offers calm and pure nature.
On behalf of the free state of Bavaria, agilis Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG (agilis transportation company) operates around ten percent of regional rail in Bavaria. agilis regularly tops the BEG ranking of service quality and in 2018, the company received the Bavarian Railway Award.
The Deutsche Bahn AG was founded in 1994. Today, it is one of the world's leading providers of mobility and logistics and operates in 130 countries. The company's core market is rail transport in Germany, where the Deutsche Bahn is one of the largest employers with over 192,000 employees.
The regional travel system EgroNet has got its name from the Euregio Egrensis - the quadripoint between Bavaria, Bohemia, Thuringia and Saxony. 16 rural districts, independent cities and transport associations are part of the EgroNet cooperation.
IGE-Erlebnisreisen und Reiseservice GmbH (IGE adventure trips and travel service) is a private travel business for railway adventure trips and organizes and realizes group tours and chartered train rides all over the world. The company has been successfully active in the market for 39 years.
BERGWERK is an owner-operated agency focussing on strategy, brand consulting, brand development and implementation. Since 1994, we develop corporate brands and communication strategies for our customers at our offices in Kupferberg (Upper Franconia) and Berlin.
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