Category: Attractions

The Zugspitze Region

Some of the most popular and beautiful German countryside is located in the deep south of Germany in the Alps. The Zugspite Region is a perfect example. It connects the German and Austrian boarder and includes the highest elevation point in all of Germany. If you live in Germany along the A3 Autobahn, you’ll often […]

Castles in Germany

One of the most popular activities for tourists visiting Germany is visiting some of the country’s remarkable castles. There are over 25,000 castles and palaces throughout the country; some are in ruins, but others are in magnificent condition. Visitors can tour many of them; in some, you can even have dinner or spend the night. […]

The Black Forest (Germany)

The Black Forest, located in Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany, close to the French border, is home of the original Cuckoo clock. The famous Cuckoo clocks are all hand made and carved into many different beautiful designs. If you plan to visit this beautiful area be sure to visit the ‘Mummelsee’ (Mummel Lake) where you can find a […]

German Christmas Markets

In Germany, Christmas Markets (Weihnachtsmarkt,) are a traditional Holiday gathering, which attract Germans and tourists from all around to celebrate with music, drinks, food, shopping and holiday spirit. You will find a Christmas Market in the center of just about every German town, big or small and just about every one of them will have […]

Christmas in Germany

The Christmas holiday in Germany begins December 24th and ends on the 26th. On the 24th (Christmas Eve), most Germans work a half day and shops are open until the early afternoon. Gifts are usually opened on the evening of the 24th. Christmas day is a little different. Unlike the U.S., Germany celebrates two Christmas […]

Mountains in Germany

Bavarian Forest Mountain Range The Bavarian Forest (German: Bayerischer Wald) is a low mountain range in Bavaria, Germany. It extends along the Czech border and is continued on the Czech side by the Sumava (Bohemian Forest). Geographically the Bavarian Forest and Bohemian Forest are the same mountain range. The highest mountain is the Großer Arber […]

German Oktoberfest

The History of the Oktoberfest The Oktoberfest isn’t just for Germans anymore. People have flocked to Germany from all parts of the globe to participate in the world’s largest annual festival for nearly 200 years. In addition to the two-week celebration in Munich, the Bavarian capital where the tradition began, Oktoberfest is enjoyed in one […]

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