The central-western European country of Germany is one of the most visited countries in the world, known for its rich, cultural history, beautiful landscapes, musical heritage and fantastic capital city…
The major rivers flowing through this beautiful country are the Rhine, Danube and Elbe, offering fantastic river cruises during your holiday. The Rhine, which flows through six countries originating from mountain brooks in the Swiss Alps, serves as a border between Germany and France. The biggest city on the river is Germany’s modern city of Cologne.
Germany’s climate is moderate with extreme temperature lows and highs rare, offering a year-round destination. Between May and August, you can find pleasantly warm temperatures with many hours of sunshine. July is the hottest month here, with temperatures reaching 24*C.
The country’s largest and capital city of Berlin is a hugely popular destination, located in north-eastern Germany on the banks of Rivers Spree and Havel. The cosmopolitan city boasts an array of historic buildings, over 100 museums and more than 400 art galleries. Berlin also offers a vibrant nightlife and renowned festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Berlin International Film Festival, a world leading media festival held every year in February.
Boasting an array of historic monuments, notably some of the most beautiful castles in the world (over 25,000 in total), it’s no surprise the country is also home to 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! The 11th century castle Castillo de Cochemis is a hugely popular tourist attraction here, as a beautiful hill-top castle in Cochem town. Discover the landmark Neuschwanstein Castle on your Germany holiday too; a spectacular hilltop 19th century castle above the village of Hohenschwangau… view our catalogue of Berlin holiday apartments to find the perfect base for your Germany holiday.
Visit the central city of Frankfurt on your Germany holiday! There’s plenty to do and see here, from historic sites to botanical gardens. View the landmark Römer city hall; explore the Naturmuseum Senckenberg museum; relax in the beautiful Palmengarten botanical garden; devour an authentic German bratwurst sausage… Frankfurt boasts an array of attractions scattered across the city, from cider taverns to bustling market places.
Why not choose Würzburg as the base of your German adventures? The city, in the Bavaria region, is known for its epic architecture in particular, from its impressive cathedral to Würzburg Residence, a spectacular palace offering fantastic guided tours inside and pretty gardens.
Or head to the city of Cologne on your Germany holiday, a historic city spanning the Rhine River in the west! The city is notably home to its impressive cathedral, a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site and today, one of the country’s most visited landmarks! See our holiday homes and apartments in and around Cologne for an unforgettable Germany break!
Discover Munich, the capital of the German state of Bavaria, with its magnificent Nymphenburg Palace and Marienplatz central square. Explore Munich’s various museums, ornate architecture and beautiful green spaces – find your Munich holiday home or apartment on the Travelopo catalogue today!
Of course, the cosmopolitan port city of Hamburg is an obvious choice on your Germany holiday. The northern city, connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River, offers an array of art galleries, museums and waterfront restaurants, as well as the fantastic Tierpark Hagenbeck zoo and buzzing nightlife for adventure after sunset!
Families should visit Rust in the south-west of the country, home to the fantastic and renowned Europa-Park theme park resort. Or why not take a drive down the country’s landmark Romantic Road? The 350kms route passes through picturesque landscapes of forests and mountains of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. You can spot some of Germany’s most beautiful sights along this route…
Why not view Lake Constance on your Germany holiday? Lying below the northern edge of the Alps, the lake boasts striking scenery, from lakeside towns to beautiful gardens. Stretching from the south-east corner of Germany to the Allgäu region near Lake Constance, the Bavarian Alps are another mesmerising natural beauty, along the Austrian border…
Germany is also known for its delicious cuisine, with dishes typically including pork, beef and poultry as meats and Spätzle, a soft egg noodle found especially in the south of the country. Bread is also an important part of the German diet, with each region of the country having its own variations. German beer is also a world-famous beverage, with the drink a major part of the country’s culture. Holiday-foodies can devour the specialties served here – particularly the 1,500 different types of sausage!
Of course, Germany is infamously known for hosting Oktoberfest, the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival). The event, held annually in Munch, runs between 16 and 18 days in October, attracts overs 6 million people! Find the perfect Germany holiday rental for you across the Travelopo portfolio.
And for those desiring a festive escape, Germany’s Christmas markets are a dreamlike experience! Imagine the smell of mulled wine, bratwurst sausages and cinnamon-topped gingerbread to the sound of Christmas bells, surrounded by sparkling fairy lights and colourful trees… a Germany city break during the festive season won’t disappoint! From Berlin to Dusseldorf, you can find the Christmas market of your dreams here!
From its excellent museums to its blissful river cruises on the Rhine, there’s no shortage of adventure and relaxation on a Germany holiday. Whether you’re dreaming of a blissful escape or jam-packed city break, our plethora of holiday homes and apartments across Germany won’t disappoint. Find your dream Germany rental across the Travelopo catalogue today!
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