Germany is brimming with culture and is known for it's alpine scenery, forests, fascinating Christmas markets, Oktoberfest, the historic Passion Play and interesting historic cities. On Germany tours you will see this countries long standing history that goes as far back as the 2nd century BC. See the Berlin Wall, visit King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle, walk through the medieval streets of Nuremberg or enjoy the magnificent scenery while on an escorted Germany tour.
Experience new things, have fun and relax. Vibrant cities with amazing architecture, fabulous shopping and pulsating nightlife. Enchanting medieval villages and traditional wine villages with friendly festivals and regional specialties. Picturesque countryside which is perfect for walking or simply relaxing in. Castles, palaces and abbeys that are the epitome of German romanticism. Fun and sport, wellness and relaxation. Germany is a land of a thousand possibilities.
Most people prefer to travel to Germany from the beginning of May until the end of October. However, travel to Germany during the winter time is gaining in popularity. This is in part due to the variety of winter activities available such as skiing in the Bavarian Alps. Germany is also filled with delightful Christmas markets where you can buy hand made ornaments and gifts in late November and early December.
Getting to Germany: Germany can easily be accessed by plane. Flights leaving from New York, Dallas and Chicago often fly direct into Frankfurt or Munich. Many part of Germany are also accessible by train from cities like Paris and Venice.
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Overall, Germany is not that big of a country, covering 137,847 square miles. However there is a lot to see and do. If you want to have time to enjoy the site, we recommend a minimum of 7 to 10 days in the region.
The scenery of the Rhine, Black Forest and Bavarian Alps. The history of Heidelberg, Rothenburg and Franfurt. The modernity of Munich and Berlin. Once home to composers Beethoven, Bach and Brahms as well as several important Renaissance artists, Germany is brimming with culture. From the booming financial district of Frankfurt to the historically significant concentration camps of Dachau and the remains of the iconic Berlin Wall, you’ll find countless examples of revolution and evolution that have shaped the Germany we know today. Munich is the pride of Bavaria. It's charming cobble-stoned streets, famous beer halls and festive spirit make it one of the most enjoyable cities to visit in the world. Of course it is home to the largest beer festival in the world. Many Germany tours also visit the famous Neuschwanstein castle.
German Cuisine: Germany is famed for their street food. Popular German foods include Black Forest cake, gingerbread, potato dumplings, pork dishes and various sausages such as Weisswurt, eaten with a pretzel, bread and some sweet mustard. Brez'n are large pretzels topped with rock salt and cheese. In Berlin you will find pickled eggs, shrimp salad and meatballs, as well as a spicy sausage called currywurst.
Choose from escorted Germany tours, rail packages, city stays and river cruises through Germany. Our Germany vacations will leave you with powerful memories of a European superpower, your camera full of stunning scenery and architecture, and a desire to revisit this complex and compelling country.