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German traces

Take a journey of discovery with the Goethe-Institut’s “Deutsche Spuren” (i.e. German traces), our digital tour guide. Follow German footsteps in Israel, Brazil or Bratislava in Slovakia: read and listen to descriptions of places with a connection to Germany, learn more about architecture, history or people and look at pictures and videos – put together by local Goethe-Instituts.

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With our “German Traces” world map, you can browse among trails and traces. This world map is continually updated and will soon be available for additional locations.

Beer brewery in Vakano/Picture: P. Kartaschow, E. Nemerowtschenko© Goethe-Institut Moskau
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Traces worldwide

Alemanha aqui

A journey of discovery in Brazil – read and listen to descriptions of places and personalities with connections to Germany.

Traces of German Culture in Bratislava

A multi-media travel guide that uncovers the sediments of German culture in Bratislava’s urban environment, revealing the city’s multi-culturalism.

German Traces in Canada

Discover Canada from a new perspective and join us on a multimedial track search.

German Traces in Greece

Come along on a journey of discovery in Athens and Thessaloniki, learn about traces of German-Greek history. Stroll on pathways of King Otto's Greece or on the more sinister spots of the German occupation of Greece.

German Traces in Ireland

Many places in Ireland are connected with German people and stories; from Handel’s Messiah at Fishamble Street in Dublin to the children of Operation Shamrock in Co.Wicklow. Rediscover Ireland with “German traces in Ireland”.

German Traces in Russia

Discover Russia from a new perspective and join us on a multimedial track search.

German Traces in the Ukraine

Discover the connections betwen Germany and famous spots in the Ukraine, like the bell tower of Saint Sophie's Cathedral, the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater, and the A.V. Fomin Botanical Garden.

German Traces Latvia

Discover Latvia from a different perpective and join us on a search for traces, accompanied by anecdotes and multimedial elements.