Germany.

Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites.

When thinking of Germany, beer, lederhosen and Alpine hats quickly come to mind, but these stereotypes mostly relate to Bavarian culture and do not represent Germany as a whole. Germany is a vast and diverse country with 16 culturally unique states that only form a political union since 1871.

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Here are some of Germany’s most popular destinations:

Berlin: Germany’s capital city, known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and nightlife. Visit the Berlin Wall (map), Brandenburg Gate (map), and Museum Island (map). Mitte (Tiergarten, map) – The “heart” of Berlin. As well as many historically important sights there are also abundant cafés, restaurants, museums, galleries, and clubs in the district.

Munich: Known for its beer gardens, the annual Oktoberfest beer festival, and historical landmarks like Neuschwanstein Castle and Nymphenburg Palace (map).

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and radiates an incomparable charm. Go on a discovery tour through the city by the Elbe and explore the most beautiful sights, attend unique events or feast in the most delicious restaurants & cafés.

Frankfurt is a city of contrasts. Wealthy bankers, students and hippie drop-outs coexist in a city that has some of the highest, most avant-garde skyscrapers of Europe next to well maintained old buildings.

Cologne is a major cultural center for the Rhineland; it hosts more than 30 museums and hundreds of galleries.

Heidelberg: A picturesque university town with a romantic castle and beautiful riverside scenery.

The Black Forest: A scenic region in southwestern Germany known for its dense forests, charming villages, and outdoor activities.

The Romantic Road: A scenic route through Bavaria, dotted with picturesque medieval towns and castles.

The Rhine Valley: A stunning river valley known for its historic castles, vineyards, and scenic towns.

The Bavarian Alps: A stunning mountain region with world-class ski resorts and breathtaking scenery, including Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak. The region is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes of Germany and ranks as one of the most scenic places in all of Central Europe.

 

Thematic collection.

Plan your visit according to your interests.

Tiqets is an online booking platform for museums and attractions that connects travelers worldwide with more ways to experience culture.

Since the 1930s, local and regional governments have set up various theme routes, to help visitors get to know a specific region and its cultural or scenic qualities. The table below shows some of the most prominent theme routes. Other popular German theme routes include parts of the European Route of Brick Gothic and European Route of Industrial Heritage, the *Harz-Heide Road, Bertha Benz Memorial Route and *Bergstrasse.

Germany is well known for health tourism, with many of the numerous spa towns having been established at a hot spring, offering convalescence or preventive care by means of mineral water and/or other spa treatment. (*List of spa towns in Germany)

Public Transport.

Guide to traveling to and getting around in Germany.

BUS: MeinFernbus | Stations & Destinations — Germany’s largest long-distance bus company. + FlixbusBerlin Linien BusPostbusMeinFernbusDeinBus. Information on almost all bus routes in Germany – BUSRADAR.com.

TRAIN: Deutsche BahnGerman Rail PassVGNSNCB International • ÖBB • Thalys • RailEurope.

AIRPORT: Berlin Airport • Cologne Bonn AirportFrankfurt AirportStuttgart AirportHamburg AirportMunich AirportDüsseldorf Airport

FERRY: Color LineTT-Line / Sylt Island Ferry: FRS SyltfähreAdler-Schiffe. Lake Constance Ferries: The largest lake in Germany, Lake Constance offers several ferry routes connecting Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

Jump Into Germany – Germany Simply Inspiring.

If you’d like to experience Germany’s many facets up close and in a sustainable way, then we’ve got just the thing for you. You can delve into Germany’s cultural heritage, explore its beautiful countryside or lose yourself in the big city. Get on and off where you like and discover Germany your own way.

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Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

Visa Navigator. Which visa do I need? Requirements for the issue of visas for longer stays. Answer a few simple questions.

Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). It is held annually in MunichBavaria.

Deutsche Bahn.

Travel information, train tickets, online tickets, regional day tickets, affordable offers for rail travel and city breaks.

Berlin Art Link: A digital platform for contemporary art and culture in Berlin, providing information on exhibitions, events, and festivals.

Goethe-Institut: A worldwide organization promoting German language and culture, with branches in many cities across Germany, providing information on cultural events, exhibitions, and festivals.

Time Out Berlin: An online guide to Berlin’s cultural life, providing information on events, festivals, and nightlife.