Located in the heart of Europe, Germany is the perfect place to start your Euro trip. But the country offers more than just a strategic location. From the mesmerizing beauty of the countryside to the bustling and vibrant cities, Germany is a great de...
Located in the heart of Europe, Germany is the perfect place to start your Euro trip. But the country offers more than just a strategic location. From the mesmerizing beauty of the countryside to the bustling and vibrant cities, Germany is a great destination for people of all ages and interests.
Pro tip: plan your trip around the many festivals that take place in Germany. Are you a beer lover? Be sure to visit Germany during Oktoberfest. Are you a film buff? Don't miss the Berlin Film Festival. You can get to know the culture and the people better when you participate in such festivals.
Medieval fortresses, palaces, and castles are found throughout the country and seem to have come out of a fairy tale; it is said that Walt Disney was inspired by one of them (Neuschwanstein) located in the Bavarian region, for the design of Sleeping Beauty's castle. It is also very common to find in Germany churches with architecture and design worthy of admiration. Among the most impressive cathedrals is the Cologne Cathedral.
And don't forget the food. From all kinds of "wurst" and "braten" to sauerkraut and exquisite stews, German cuisine can surprise you. Plus, imagine washed down with the best beer in the world. You will have a great gastronomic experience in Germany.
Moreover, if you visit the country during the months of November and December, you will be able to browse through its enchanting Christmas Markets!
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