The Germany Travel Guide

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Berlin, Germany (1988 Europe Capital of Culture)

  • Berlin Wall, Berlin
  • Reichstag Building, Berlin
  • Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
  • Hitler’s Bunker, Berlin
  • Museum Island, Berlin (Collection of the city’s best 5 museums)
    • Pergamon Museum (Ancient world incl Greek, Roman, Babylon and middle east artifacts including Ishtar’s Gate (Babylon), the Roman Market Gate of Miletus and much more)
    • New Museum (Queen Nefertiti is the show piece if the Egyptian Museum. Museum of Pre-History also)
  • Gallery of Old Masters, Berlin (ranks among the world’s finest art collections with 1,500 significant pieces)
Section of the Berlin Wall, Germany PeterDargatz / Pixabay
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany sharonang / Pixabay
Berlin, Germany athree23 / Pixabay


Bochum, Germany

Bochum, Germany orensteiner / Pixabay


Cologne, Germany

  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Christmas Market, Cologne
Cologne, Germany KoelnDeluxe / Pixabay


Dortmund, Germany

Dortmund, Germany EvgeniT / Pixabay


Essen, Germany (2010 European Capital of Culture)


Hamburg, Germany (second largest port in Europe; stylish media center)

Hamburg, Germany Free-Photos / Pixabay


Lubeck, Germany (set of an island on the River Trave surrounded by water defenses of the river and moat. Great place to wonder on foot)

Lubeck, Germany mareneinfeldt / Pixabay
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Hannover, Germany (mostly a major transport an trade hub, good museums and gardens)

Hannover, Germany falco / Pixabay


Kassel, Germany

Kassel, Germany Buecherwurm_65 / Pixabay


Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig, Germany ThomasWolter / Pixabay


Meissen, Germany (cobbled square and photogenic rooftop vistas; survived WWII unscathed)

Meissen, Germany kweuffen0 / Pixabay
Meissen, Germany erge / Pixabay


Munich, Bavaria, Germany

  • Oktoberfest, Munich, Bavaria
Munich, Germany 12019 / Pixabay


Regensburg, Germany (One the banks on the Danube, web of cobbled medieval lanes and sunny squares. University city)

Regensburg, Germany RitaE / Pixabay


Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany manfredrichter / Pixabay
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Gellinger / Pixabay


Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart, Germany 12019 / Pixabay


Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany 12019 / Pixabay


Kaiserslautern, Germany


Schloss Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Schloss, Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Lilen23 / Pixabay


Dresden, Germany (Completely destroyed and amazingly rebuilt after WWII)

  • Zwinger Palace, Dresden
Dresden, Germany O12 / Pixabay
Dresden, Germany maxmann / Pixabay


Black Forest, Germany

Black Forest, Germany hschmider / Pixabay


Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, Germany Heidelbergerin / Pixabay


Usedom Island, Germany (Baltic Sea island 1900th century spa town)

Usedom Island, Germany skuter56 / Pixabay
Usedom Island, Germany Andre_Rau / Pixabay


Baden-Baden, Germany (Spa town)

Baden-Baden, Germany LUM3N / Pixabay


Freiburg, Germany (Germany’s sunniest town, big university, good base to explore the Black Forest, lots of festivals all year)

Freiburg, Germany athree23 / Pixabay


Weimer, Germany (1999 Europe Capital of Culture)

Weimar, Germany lapping / Pixabay


Eisenach, Germany

  • Wartburg Castle, Eisenach, Germany (best-loved medieval castle in Germany)
Wartburg Castle, Eisenach, Germany domeckopol / Pixabay


Bremen, Germany

  • Town Square, Bremen Germany (UNESCO)
Medienservice / Pixabay


Chemnitz, Germany

Chemnitz, Germany Melmak / Pixabay


Halle/Saale, Germany

Saale, Germany lapping / Pixabay


Hildensheim, Germany


Magdeburg, Germany

Magdeburg, Germany TillVoigt / Pixabay


Romantic Rhine Valley (Rhine Gorge), Germany (Boat trip down the Rhine Gorge)

  • Bacharach
  • St Goar & St Goarhausen
  • Braubach
  • Koblenz
  • Lorelei Fortification
Romantic Rhine, Germany music4life / Pixabay
Koblenz, Germany analogicus / Pixabay
Romantic Rhine, Germany Georgex25 / Pixabay


Moselle Valley, Germany (Boat Trip on the Moselle River)

  • Cochem, Moselle Valley
  • Beilstein, Moselle Valley
  • Bernkastel-Kues, Moselle Valley
Moselle Valley, Germany GuentherDillingen / Pixabay
Moselle Valley, Germany KaiPilger / Pixabay
Cochem, Moselle Valley, Germany Muscat_Coach / Pixabay


Fussen, Romantic Road, Germany

  • Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Romantic Road, Germany skeeze / Pixabay


Rothenburg, Romantic Road, Germany (medieval fortified city; most beautiful and most visit medieval town in Germany)

Rothenburg, Germany maxmann / Pixabay


Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg, Germany falco / Pixabay


Trier, Germany

  • Ancient city of Trier, Trier, Germany (Best-preserved Roman ruins north of the Alps, Germany’s oldest city, UNESCO)
    • Amphitheater, Ancient city of Trier (Unique Roman amphitheater design where they dug up a slope using the hill itself to create one side)
Trier, Germany estrella-ontour / Pixabay


Berchtesgaden region, Bavaria, Germany

Berchtesgaden Region, Germany O12 / Pixabay
Berchtesgaden Region, Germany jplenio / Pixabay
Berchtesgaden Region, Germany kordi_vahle / Pixabay


Southern Germany Castle Road: Mannheim to Bayreuth; 316 miles.

Bayreuth, Germany 12019 / Pixabay


Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany

  • Konigstein Fortress, Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany (medieval fortified city)
Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany Julius_Silver / Pixabay
Konigstein Fortress, Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany Ronile / Pixabay


Weimar, Germany

Weimar, Germany lapping / Pixabay


Erfurt, Germany

Erfurt, Germany lapping / Pixabay
Erfurt, Germany lapping / Pixabay


Nuremberg, Germany

  • Christmas Markets, Nuremberg
  • Kaiserburg Castle, Nuremberg
Nuremberg, Germany bluefish_japan / Pixabay


Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg, Germany skeeze / Pixabay


Bonn, Germany

Bonn, Germany thomashendele / Pixabay


Mainz, Germany

Mainz, Germany lapping / Pixabay


Dusseldorf, Germany

  • Neu Zollhof, Dusseldorf
Neu Zollhof, Dusseldorf, Germany cocoparisienne / Pixabay


Aachen, Germany

Aachen, Germany SofiLayla / Pixabay


Goseck, Germany

  • Sonnenobservatorium (aka Goseck Circle) Ruins, Germany

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