Germany , our western neighbors, is perhaps not the most popular tourist destination. It has been established that selected cities such as Berlin , Munich , Frankfurt , Hamburg and Lübeck are the perfect options for a weekend city break. However, it is also worth visiting for a longer time. Germany has a really rich tourist offer, which includes numerous monuments (43 of them are on the UNESCO list), natural wonders (3 on the UNESCO list), wonderful landscapes - from vast lowlands to the soaring peaks of the Alps, great hotel and catering facilities. The country also allows you to have fun . Not only during festivals or cultural events, such as Oktoberfest. But also thanks to numerous excellent pubs and clubs scattered all over the country.
What to see in Germany?
What to see in Germany? If you want to explore Germany thoroughly, then set aside a few weeks. Maybe even months. The country has a large number of interesting, historic towns, which have retained their authentic, medieval, baroque or Art Nouveau character. Start your stay in Germany, of course, from Berlin . The city, once divided by a wall, is now one of the most cosmopolitan, diverse and slightly crazy spots on the map of the country. Dresden with its beautifully reconstructed old town, Fussen next to the world-famous Neuschwanstein castle and the Hanseatic Lübeck , which is on the UNESCO list, deserves attention. It is also worth visiting slightly smaller towns, e.g. Celle , where you will be able to admire half-timbered houses or Schwerin - the city of seven lakes.
The best beaches in Germany
The German coast of the Baltic and North Sea quite strongly resembles our Polish coast. However, what you have to admit right away is the fact that there is much more order, order and care for nature there. The largest resort in Germany is Travemunde , a seaside district of Lübeck. The island of Sylt , with its 40 km long beach, is recommended for relaxation! You will also find a beautiful coast in Sankt Peter-Ording and on the Polish-German island of Unzam . Another interesting proposition in terms of sunbathing is the Tropical Island , an unusual aquapark that allows you to feel like on an exotic vacation.
Nightlife in Germany
Germany's nightlife certainly revolves around… beer. Undoubtedly, this golden drink is the favorite drink of both Germans and tourists visiting this country. That is why in most small and large cities you will find atmospheric pubs serving beer. Of course, Berlin has the most extensive offer of clubs and pubs. This is a great destination if you are looking for a bit more alternative places to play. Bremen also has a great pub offer. Of course, come to Munich too, especially during the Oktoberfest.
National parks in Germany
Germany, although associated rather with a high level of urbanization and numerous cities, can also be proud of its wonderful nature. First of all, visit the Bavarian Forest - a vast, mountainous area protected under the national park. In the south, it is also worth visiting Lake Constance , which allows you to enjoy the wonderful panorama of the mountains reflecting in the water. Beautiful nature also awaits you in the Black Forest and the Alps. In the north, be sure to visit Juist Island , which is separated from the mainland by the UNESCO-listed Wadden Sea.
Active recreation in Germany
If you like to spend time actively, then be sure to visit the south of Germany . This is where you will find the most hiking, biking, climbing routes and ski resorts. One of the most important points is certainly Obsertdorf with its famous ski jumps. It is also worth visiting Garmish , which hosted the Winter Olympics in 1936. You will also find pleasant recreational routes in the Black Forest . If, on the other hand, you like activities that provide a lot of excitement, then visit one of the three huge amusement parks. Europa Park, Heide Park and Phantasialand guarantee great fun.
Off the trail in Germany
When you are looking for places off the main tourist routes, you will find them very easily in Germany. All you have to do is avoid the largest cities and look into those a bit smaller and more intimate. A wonderful atmosphere, especially for students, awaits in charming Aachen . Lots of architectural surprises await you in Erfurt . You will also find intriguing attractions in Goslar. Also worthy of your attention is Wittenberg - the city of Martin Luther.