Germany is full of culture, history, undeniably beautiful scenery. There is something for everyone in Germany, whether looking to explore the buzzing cities and famous architecture or virtually untouched natural landscapes and outdoor adventure.
Germany’s capital and largest city it is home to cutting-edge architecture and contemporary art around almost every corner. Famous sights to see include the Berlin Wall (especially the East Side Gallery), Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, famous memorials and more.
Munich The capital of Bavaria it is a fabulous place to explore centuries-old buildings, museums and baroque cathedrals. It is also one of the worlds great brewing cities with beer a big part of daily life.
The Black Forest Located in southwest Germany, this mountainous region borders France and is known for its evergreen forests, fairytale villages, cuckoo clocks and scenic lakes.
This fairytale castle located in the Bavarian Alps is one of the most visited in Germany. Set on a hilltop the surrounding landscapes are picture perfect.
Rhine Valley The Upper Middle Rhine Valley is a gentle winding stretch of river stretching over 60 kilometres . Enjoyed on foot, bike, car or boat it is one of the most romantic places in the world with picturesque views of castles, hamlets and wineries.
Germany can be visited all year round with July and August being high season, and November to March being low season.
Weather Germany has quite a temperate climate, with extreme temperatures being rare. Winters are often overcast, and can be quite cold in elevated areas in the south of the country.
Festivals & events From the super festive Christmas markets, known as Weihnachtsmarkts, to the very famous Oktoberfest, Germany knows how to celebrate. In the lead up to Christmas, you’ll find stunning markets in almost every town and city in the nation – don’t forget to try a glass of gluhwein (mulled wine)! Oktoberfest takes place in Munich from late September to early October, with more than six million attendees celebrating with beer, music, and lederhosen! Movie buffs may wish to experience the Berlin Film Festival, which rivals Venice and Cannes.