With something to offer everyone, from independent backpackers to discerning older travellers, family holidaymakers and everyone in between, Germany is a sure bet for an unforgettable European holiday.
Germany is now one of the most stable and progressive countries in the world, boasting the largest national economy in Europe and an enviably high quality of life. It also has several truly cosmopolitan cities, a famous beer and wine industry, and 27 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Most visitors to Germany visit Berlin or Munich, but there are a wealth of other prime German tourist destinations as well, including several themed tourist routes that take in the country’s gorgeous countryside, and which feature notable cultural assets such as Germany’s wine routes, its historic castles, its famous Black Forest and more.
Top tourist sights and cultural attractions in Germany include the Cologne Cathedral; the historic Brandenburg Gate; the remains of the Berlin Wall, a stretch of which is now the world’s largest open-air art gallery; and of course the famous Oktoberfest, the planet’s favourite beer festival. For those seeking high culture, Germany offers plenty of jazz clubs, concert halls and art galleries (such as Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie); while those seeking a sporting experience can attend the German F1 Grand Prix and the German MotoGp.