History, culture, and natural beauty best describes the essence of vacationing in Germany. The combination of old-world charm and modern urban feel make it an ideal destination for travellers. You will be spoiled for choices as the European country has so much to offer- from the old cathedrals of Cologne to the Bavarian Alps, the Rhine Valley, and the forests of Schwarzwald.
Germany will overwhelm you with its medieval old towns intact which exhibits, century-old traditions and values and will immerse you in its traditional way of life. If you love cobblestone streets, picturesque landscapes, pretty bridges, and a lot of castles- Germany is your go-to-destination.
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Indulge in amazing architecture, beautiful countryside, fun-filled festivals and lip-smacking cuisine in this beautiful country. Right from the ancient museums to modern age skyscrapers, this country has preserved history in its purest form. The capital city of Berlin is famous for its art and modern landmarks. If you want to enjoy the traditional festivals and orchestras, then Berlin is the place for you. And if you are also a party person, then the clubs of Berlin will surely impress you.
Those wanting to enjoy the Arts can visit Munich and Cologne and then go onto places, such as the Bavarian Alps, the Black Forest, or the Rhine valley. There’s an abundance of natural beauty, culture, architecture, and much older history to discover in this large European country.
In Southern Germany, you can soak up the Bavarian Alps, explore some truly charming medieval towns, and get involved in the Oktoberfest. In the North, you can explore beaches and old port towns from the Hanseatic period.
Visiting a beer garden is a must in Germany. Germany is more than a mere mix of beer, sauerkraut, and sausage. Currywurst, spatzle, and rindzwurst are some of the best dishes out there. If you are curious to know what you can discover on your Europe tour, then continue reading below.
Amongst the most recommended things to do in Berlin, Germany is visiting the iconic Brandenburg Gate. Visit this place to admire the neoclassical 18th-century architecture that is now a symbol of unity since it stands in the erstwhile exclusion zone between East & West Germany.
Occupying a prominent point in the Alexanderplatz, a large square in the Mittie region of Berlin, the tower is a tall structure that can be seen from afar. With restaurants, there is a deck that provides a 360° view of the city, and a lavish bar to perfectly end your week, it is one of the most visited tourist spots in Berlin.
One of the most beautiful squares in Berlin, the Gendarmenmarkt is surrounded by the French Cathedral, German Cathedral, and the Konzerthaus.
This is Berlin's most frequented museum owing to the exquisite collection it has to flaunt, such as striking reconstructions of archaeological buildings. This museum is a fusion of classical sculpture and monumental architecture from Greece, Babylon, the Middle East, and Rome.
The island is home to five lavish museums that boast of art, architecture, sculpture, and artifacts spanning over 6000 years in history. The Museums showcases collections of Greek, Etruscan and Roman origin.
Built as the summer palace for Sophie Charlotte, the first queen of Prussia, the Charlottenburg Palace takes its name after her. The generations of the royal family continued to expand and remodeled the palace to add to its grandeur. The interiors of the castle have architectural styles representative of different eras.
It is a cluster of 34 museums like the Museum of World Cultures, Museum of Ancient Sculptures, German Architectural Museum, and Staedel Museum. The museums will take you to the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Another attraction of the place is that it comes alive on Saturdays making way for the largest flea market.
If you want to get a full panoramic view of the city, head to Main Tower. The building is named after the Main River, which runs through the city’s veins. You can take the elevator and ride up to the 650 story building which cuts through the skyline. Enjoy a hearty meal along with a cocktail to complement this amazing view.
One of the largest botanical gardens in the city, the Palm Garden is spread across 54 hectares. The garden is home to an array of greenhouses containing tropical and subtropical species of flora. This place is ideal for couples and nature lovers.
The place is excellent for some quick shopping and grabbing a bite. Many high-end shops are located in the area with many vendors and street artists. Shopping lovers will surely love this place.
Spanning the River Main between the center of the city and the Sachsenhausen area, it is Frankfurt’s iron footbridge. The best time to cross is late in the day when the low sun illuminates the high-rise towers in the Bankenviertel.
This place is a photographer’s delight. Marien Square has many architectural sights, a wonderful market culture, churches, restaurants, world-famous pubs, and plenty to shop.
The best outdoor market in Munich is filled with traditional items, local food, and colorful booths. The market was built at the beginning of the 19th century and it still has the same layout. The friendly street layout offers a lot to eat at affordable prices and get a flavor of everything local in Munich.
Olympia Park was built for the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich. The same place now conducts concerts, sporting events, and holds festivals on the grounds. You can enjoy the views of the Bavarian Alps surrounding the stadium on a cloudless day.
One of the largest urban parks in the world, English Garden is filled with lush greenery and is a perfect destination to explore at leisure. Do boating, walk the wooden paths, or take a relaxed tour of the traditional beer gardens.
There’s invaluable art to see inside, like stained glass windows from the 1500s, the 10th-century Gero-Kreuz crucifix, and a black marble high altar from the 1300s carved with niches featuring images from the Coronation of the Virgin.
This museum has famous collections like the Sammlung Haubrich collection, which covers Expressionist art by Erich Heckel, Kirchner, August Macke, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff to name a few.
Cologne’s loveliest park is famous for sprawling lawns, individual gardens, and greenhouses around a glass palace inspired by London’s Crystal Palace and built in the 1860s.
It was built at the beginning of the 20th century and is a famous bridge in Cologne. Couples attach a padlock to the grating beside the footpath and throw the key into the river as an expression of permanence.
It is recommended to explore the forest by car and enjoy en route trip to the most famous Black Forest Ridgeway in your Black Forest Germany tour.
Built between the 13th and 16th centuries, it is one of the great masterpieces of Gothic architecture and is known for its beautiful interiors and artworks.
A walking path climbs through the steep Triberg forest. The cascades and waterfalls create an ever-changing set of views as you climb, and it's worth going all the way to the wooden bridge at the top for the natural beauty and views down into the rocky ravine.
It’s stone and half-timbered buildings comprise one of the most beautiful and best-preserved German monasteries and Kloster Maulbronn has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Stroll around the iconic Brandenburg Gate to admire this neoclassical 18th-century architectural landmark. Watch the sunset through its majestic arches and don’t miss witnessing this spectacular structure at night.
Get awestruck by the fantastic architecture of Northern Europe’s largest Gothic structure, Cologne Cathedral.
Visit the Miniature Wonderland with your family with the world’s most fascinating model railway. You can easily spend 4-5 hours admiring this attraction and later have a meal at the train-themed restaurant.
A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is a must. You can make the journey up the steep hill on foot, using the shuttle, or take the fun horse & buggy ride to reach this spectacular castle.
Embark on a thrilling adventure at Europa Park which offers superb water rides.
Visit the historical site of Munich, Marienplatz. You can simply stroll around admiring the architecture of the façade, listening to street musicians, and enjoying the lovely vibes of the place.
Gaze in wonder at the fascinating exhibits of Museum Island. It’s a treasure trove for museum lovers as it displays the legendary bust of Queen Nefertiti and the breathtaking Ishtar Gate.
Visit Berchtesgaden for its enchanting National Park area. The place is a haven for varieties of lush forests, crystal clear lakes, steep rock faces, and little villages. You can enjoy activities like cycling, hiking and Nordic walking.
Visit the oldest Cathedral in Northern Europe- Aachen Cathedral which is known for its sophisticated masterpiece of architecture.
If you love beaches, you must visit the famous tropical island, Sylt. Check out the lighthouses, absorb plenty of sunshine, go to high-class boutiques, restaurants, and tranquil coves.
Go shopping at the Central Market in Phnom Penh for beautiful handicrafts and local souvenirs.
Berlin, Germany’s pride, is an extravagant and cosmopolitan city with a rich history and culture. Berlin is home to the world-famous Berlin Opera and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, while its diverse art scene encompasses hundreds of galleries, events, and museums, including those on Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The city is populated with loads of modern buildings and urban skyscrapers owing to its significance in the global village. A rich history and Frankfurt nightlife draw in tourists, exhibiting classic half-timbered structures of Medieval Germany as well as being the hometown of the iconic writer Johann Wolfgang Goethe. The city is known for Medieval German Architecture and will keep you fascinated and entertained for days.
There are art galleries, medieval churches, dynastic palaces, old theatres, nightclubs, beer gardens, and cafes in Munich. It is home to the BMW Welt, Siemens and Microsoft, FC Bayern Munich's 21st-century stadium and so much. A tinge of medieval in the air and slightly rustic, Munich is the most visited city and a popular tourist destination in Germany.
This lively city on the Rhine offers a wealth of cultural activities and large Romanesque churches. The cathedral city of Cologne is home to many museums and galleries that present top-class art treasures of all styles. Cologne tourism offers shopping and exciting nightlife and has the highest numbers of pubs and taverns.
The Black Forest gets its name from the canopy of evergreens looming above the forest floor. Home to elaborate cuckoo clocks, striking half-timbered houses, ruined castles, quaint towns, and the Black Forest Germany castle altogether makes it a magical land full of cultural traditions.
(Please note that this is a SAMPLE itinerary. Our Germany tour packages from India are customizable to suit your preferences.)
Day 1Upon your arrival in Berlin, an agents representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel. Spend the evening exploring the city on your own. Overnight in Berlin.
Day 2After breakfast, get ready to explore the city, Berlin. Start your day visiting the most popular place, the Berlin war memorial. Later proceed to Museuminsel. In the evening, head to Brandenburg Gate for a fantastic view. Overnight in Berlin.
Day 3On the third day of your trip, you arrive in Munich by train. Check in to the hotel. Spend the evening on your own. Overnight in Munich.
Day 4After a hearty breakfast, begin your day exploring the Deutsche Museum which is known for its architecture and valuable collections. In the evening, spend a good time at Olympia Park. Overnight in Munich.
Day 5Arrival at Frankfurt by train. Check in to the hotel. Spend the evening on your own exploring the city. Overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 6Start your Frankfurt tour with Museumsufer. After that, proceed to Frankfurt Cathedral for its wonderful architecture. Overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 7After breakfast, proceed for a day trip to Rhine Valley Cruise from Frankfurt. Back to Frankfurt after an amazing journey. Overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 8Arrival at Cologne by train. Check in to the hotel. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the markets and nearby places. Overnight in Cologne.
Day 9Start your Cologne city tour by seeking blessings at Cologne Cathedral. After that, proceed to Cologne Old Town to witness the old world charm. Overnight in Cologne.
Day 10Arrival at Schwarzwald by train. Check in to the hotel. After lunch, take a car and explore the forest. Overnight in Schwarzwald.
Day 11After breakfast, start your day by visiting Baden Baden spa and gardens. In the evening, head to witness the iconic Triberg Waterfalls. Overnight in Schwarzwald.
Day 12The trip ends and you are back in Berlin. Check in to the hotel. Go up for a last-minute shopping. Overnight in Berlin.
Day 13Have your breakfast and check out of the hotel to fly back home.
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The cost of your Germany trip depends on various factors like the length of your stay, transportation that you choose, the type of hotel you want to stay in, and the restaurants you dine in. Please get in touch with us to plan your wonderful German holiday package.
Is Germany safe to visit?
Germany is a very safe country to travel to. Its crime rates are low and the law is strictly respected. When it comes to Germany’s safety, Munich is by far the safest city in the country. Violent crimes against locals and tourists are extremely rare.
Which is the most beautiful city in Germany?
There are so many beautiful cities in Germany that it’s difficult to narrow it down. Every city has its charm and never fails to bewitch the tourists. One cannot overlook the beauty of Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne, and Schwarzwald among others.
How can I travel cheap in Germany?
If you customize your holiday, then Germany can be an affordable country to visit. To travel cheap, you can use public transportation instead of cabs, indulge in street food more or not so expensive restaurants and visit only the top tourist places there.
Is food expensive in Germany?
The meal prices in Germany can vary, the average cost of food in Germany would cost around 30-40 Euros per day. Dining out at high-end restaurants would be expensive. Breakfast prices are usually cheaper than lunch or dinner.
Which is the cheapest month to fly to Germany?
January is the cheapest month to fly to Germany.
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