Germany is a modern country renowned for its clockwork efficiency and the hard-working character of its citizens. The country has a long heritage, which has lead to the creation of beautiful architecture, picturesque castles and enchanting medieval villages.
Today, Germany’s magnificent and modern cities surrounded by forests are in places like the Rhine Valley and the Black Forest. To the north, you find an imposing coastline that follows the Baltic Sea. In the extreme south are the snow-covered Alps and Germany’s highest peak, the Zugspitze at 2962m, pretty lakes and terrain from stark lowland plains to craggy hills and mountains.
Berlin, the bustling capital of Germany, has wonderful designer shops and a vibrant nightlife while traditional cities like Munich are perfect for events like Oktoberfest. Germans are friendly and welcoming people and you can look forward to a warm welcome in this beautiful country.
Brandenburg Gate, Cologne Cathedral, Heidelberg Castle, Dusseldorf’s shopping venue the “Königsallee”, Munich’s Oktoberfest, skyline of Frankfurt, River Rhine
Culture and entertainment.
Traditional German food, art galleries, opera, theatre, ballet, casinos, nightclubs
Activities and sports.
Spa towns, cave tours, surfing, theme parks, zoos, climbing, cycling
Berlinale Film Festival (February), Carnival (February - March), Baroque Music Festival (April), Brussels Film Festival (June), Formula One German Grand Prix (July), Ghent Festival (July) Oktoberfest (September - October)
Useful information about Germany
EUR - Euro
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Munich is the capital of Bavarian culture and is known for its charming folk traditions and cosmopolitan lifestyle. Museums here house impressive collections ranging from prehistoric tools to space age inventions, works of art by Boticelli and other masters, to the Bavarian crown jewels. Marienplatz Square with its striking town hall, the famous pepper-pot towers of the Theatinerkirche St Kajetan, the inspiring Munich Cathedral or even pretty English gardens are a feature of this famous city. Visit during Oktoberfest to be at the very centre of celebrations.
Düsseldorf is a vibrant business metropolis with an abundance of culture and entertainment, state-of-the-art architecture, buzzing nightlife and an original art scene. The eye-catching modern skyline of Media Harbour, the famous leaning Gehry buildings and Düsseldorf’s trendy shops, restaurants and bars are all defining features of this exciting city. Cross the River Rhine and explore charming cobbled streets and the castle tower in the Old Town.
The capital city of Germany is an exciting, colourful and popular destination for a cosmopolitan crowd. Trendsetters flock to experience Berlin’s urban chic and be entertained by cutting-edge art, fashion and music. With numerous museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and more refined places like the Grand Opera, there is plenty to satisfy every taste. The history of Berlin is just as fascinating, with reminders of the Berlin Wall still running through the centre of the city.
A cultural melting pot and art hub, Frankfurt’s spectacular skyline is reflected in the River Main.
The city houses an extraordinary collection of works in the Stadel Museum, while the German Movie Museum has an extensive archive, premières and themed exhibitions. The Old Opera
is perfect for music lovers and Goethe House, home of legendary writer German Johann Goethe, is a must for lovers of fine literature. Explore the Schweitzer Strasse, with its stylish boutiques, fine restaurants and wine bars for a fun night out.