Travel to Germany

Germany can be segregated into 3 regions, namely, Mittelgebirge or Central German Uplands, North German Plain, and Southern German Highlands. The country is located in central Europe. It has a population of 82, 329, 758 (as per estimates 2009). The total area of Germany is 137, 846 sq miles or 357, 021 sq km.

If you are planning to travel to Germany, make sure you visit some of the largest cities in Germany. They are Hamburg, Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich, Dusseldorf, and Stuttgart etc. And interestingly, every city has its own set of tourist attractions and has been able to appeal to tourists for its picturesque landscapes and other places of tourist interest.

Depending on how much you are willing to shell out, you can opt for tailor-made travel packages which are offered by travel agents. You can compare the packages and services offered by these travel agents online and settle for the one, which you think will help you to enjoy your vacation thoroughly.

When should you visit Germany?

The period between May and September is the best time to visit the country. However, visitors don't restrict themselves only to this period. You will find tourists visiting even during March through October. During April and May, you will find flowers that are in full bloom.

Tourist attractions in Germany

There are several places you can visit if you travel to Germany. However, it doesn't just stop there. There are a number of festivals that people from different parts of the country enjoy. Check out the festivals which draw thousands of tourists.

Festivals and celebrations

  1. Fasching or Karneval
  2. Rhein in Flammen
  3. Walpurgisnacht
  4. Maifest
  5. Love Parade
  6. Christopher Street Day etc

Places of interest in Germany
There are various tourist sites you can visit and explore the many facets of the country. Some of the places you can visit when you travel to Germany include the following -

Bavarian Alps
Commonly referred to as Bayerische Alpen, it is one of the attractions that have drawn hundreds of travelers. It is a beautiful natural divide that runs along the Austrian border.

Lake Constance
The lake is quite big and in some places portion of the lake shares a common border or flows into other countries and regions like Austria and Switzerland. It is often known by the name "Swabian Sea". At a distance are the Swiss peaks that are covered with snow. It offers a picturesque and breathtaking view.

In addition to the places mentioned above, every city offers its own marvel. Given below are tourist attractions in Germany in different cities.

Tourist attractions in Berlin

  1. Pergamon Museum
  2. Cicerno Berlino
  3. Kaiser Wilhem Memorial Church
  4. Brandenburg Gate etc

Tourist attractions in Munich

  1. Old Pinakothek
  2. St. Peter's Church
  3. Christmas Market
  4. Bayerische Staatsoper Opera House etc

Tourist attractions in Frankfurt

  1. Museum of Modern Art
  2. The Romerberg
  3. Hessenpark Open Air Museum
  4. Ebbelwei Express etc

Tourist attractions in Hamburg

  1. Miniatur Wunderland
  2. Dragon Sauna
  3. Hamburger Kunsthalle
  4. BallinStadt Port of Dreams etc

Tourist attractions in Dusseldorf

  1. Rhine Tower
  2. Dusseldorf Film Museum
  3. Nordpark
  4. Schloss Benrath etc

Reaching Germany
Entering Germany is not a cumbersome process. And if you are flying in from one of the 25 "Schengen countries", you don't need a passport. Germany has many international airports and you can arrive at any of the following international airports in Germany. They are -

  1. Frankfurt International Airport
  2. Munich Airport
  3. Dusseldorf International Airport etc

The names of some of the national carriers operating in Germany, and the ones you can avail when you travel to Germany include the following -

  1. Air France
  2. Air Canada
  3. Aeroflot
  4. Air France
  5. British Airways
  6. Cathay Pacific Airways etc

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