Whether you're looking for an unusual souvenir or are wanting to let your creative juices flow and design something yourself – these four places are renowned for their arts and crafts tradition – and can be reached conveniently by rail.
The work of Oberammergau wood carvers was admired as far back as the 16th century. Today, you can take a wood carving course there.
The little town situated on the Upper Main river is the wicker capital of Germany. If you would like to weave your own basket, you can learn from the local artisans.
The Bavarian Forest is a region known for glass blowing, and Passau was the centre of this trade for centuries. The glass museum is proof of this.
Visiting the town on the southern border of the Thuringian Forest is bound to make your children’s eyes light up! There is much to see at the German Toy Museum in Sonneberg!