Europe in all its diversity and fascination – that's what Euromaxx brings to the screen. Once a week, DW's magazine offers its international viewers absorbing insights into European culture and lifestyle.
125 years ago Geman aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal accomplished his first gliding flights. Close to Lilienthal’s birth place, a couple is now following in his footsteps by building ultralight planes.
Jersey, off the coast of France, is with 118 square km the biggest of the Channel Islands. Jersey answers directly to the British Crown, not the British Parliament. The official term is called 'Peculiar of the Crown'.
On this edition of Euromaxx Highlights:
A masterpiece by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and Barcelona’s most famous landmark: The Sagrada Familia. Germany’s fastest female running twins: Anna and Lisa Hahner. And: Data Cuisine makes statistics digestible.Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaThe Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has been a work in progress since the year 1882. Famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí himself was involved during the first phase of construction...
Herrenchiemsee palace was meant as a tribute to King Ludwig II's role model Louis the Fourteenth. It's the most expensive of the three palaces built by Ludwig the second. Today just a fragment remains, but it's popular with tourists.
The town of Oban in Scotland calls a unique landmark its own. Construction of McCaig’s Tower began in 1897and lasted 5 years. The ambition was to build a replica of the Colosseum in Rome, but it was never finished.
Once a year, residents of Córdoba in southern Spain present their beautifully decorated courtyards to the public. The traditional patios with their abundance of flowers are typical for the Andalusian lifestyle.