April Fool

Ten of Germany’s best traditions

Ten of Germany's best traditions
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Germany is a land of tradition and customs but what are its finest rituals and practices? The Local has taken a look at ten of the best.

NOTE: This was an April Fool's Day article. Only two of the traditions really exist, as explained at the end of the list. 

From couples having separate beds to naked summer dances, many German traditions fit with family occasions and come and go with the seasons.

The Local has teamed up with YouTube channel Get Germanized to find a custom to suit most holidays and every life event.

Here are ten of the best….


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