With sprawling Christmas markets, glittering illuminations and snow-dusted medieval villages, Germany comes alive during the winter months, but wrap up warm and pack your snow boots if you’re heading outside of the cities. Whether you’re seeking out snowy climes or looking for the most atmospheric place to celebrate the holidays, here are a few ideas for where to go in Germany in winter.
Category: Things To Do
October 23, 2013
Better known as an industrial hub and trade-fair center than a tourist destination, the capital of Lower Saxony nonetheless makes a worthwhile day trip from nearby Hamburg, and there’s plenty to see and do with one day in Hanover.
October 16, 2013
Rising up from the hills overlooking the Moselle River, the whimsical turrets of Eltz Castle (Burg Eltz) look like they’ve been lifted from the pages of a fairytale. Dating back to the 12th century, the medieval fortress boasts a strategic position, perched atop a 70-meter-high mound, blanketed with woodlands and almost entirely encircled by the Eltz River.
October 2, 2013
With the summer sun giving way to cooler climes and the high season crowds dispersing, autumn is the ideal time for sightseeing in Germany. Better yet, why not plan your trip around one of the many seasonal festivals and events happening in Germany in autumn? Here are a few ideas.
September 25, 2013
From the iconic dome of the Frauenkirche Church to the impressively ornate Zwinger Palace, walking through the historic city of Dresden is like stepping back in time and the aptly named Baroque Quarter is a fine example of the city’s architectural prowess.
September 18, 2013
With over 30 large theme parks dotted around the country and one of the most famous amusement parks in Europe, Germany is a paradise for thrill seekers. Whether you’re the kind to brave sky-scraping rollercoasters or take it easy with a spin on the giant teacups, these are some of Germany’s best theme parks and amusement parks.