Eight thoughts to get you through to spring
The Local · 11 Mar 2015, 16:55
Published: 11 Mar 2015 16:55 GMT+01:00
Spring is just around the corner in Germany, and the official start of the season on March 20th can't come soon enough for cold- and wind-weary people across the nation. But what should you be looking forward to the most about all the sunny weather that's sure to come?
Whether it's getting back under canvas for gigantic beer festivals or settling down quietly to a book or a plate of asparagus, Germany has you covered for spring-time activities. Take a look at some of what you've got to look forward to in the next couple of months:
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