Attractions from Germany


Bamberg City

One of Germany's best-preserved city, Bamberg, is situated in northeastern Bavaria. The 1000 years old university and cathedral city has 2300 listed buildings; most have the original baroque facade.


Neuschwanstein Castle

One of the most spectacular architectonic achievements in Bavaria is the famous fairytale castle Schloss Neuschwanstein, which was built by Ludwig II of Bavaria from 1869 to 1886. The castle is situated on a mountaintop surrounded by snow-covered mountains, beautiful lakes and tall firs.

The Romantic Road

One of Germany's largest attractions through times is The Romantic Road between Würzburg and Füssen. On this 350 kilometres long road you will pass a lot of cosy towns and some of the most beautiful sights and attractions in Germany.


Bayreuth City

Bayreuth is situated in the northeastern part of Bavaria and is one of Germany's famous cities. This baroque city in the northern Franken is the hometown of Richard Wagner, who was also buried here. Each year between July and August there is a Wagner-festival in honour of him and his works. It attracts thousands of fans from all over the world.


Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon is held annually and it has become one of the most important and prestigious races in the world. A combination of a level route, good weather and a unique atmosphere makes the Berlin Marathon the fastest Marathon in the world.

Berlin Zoological Garden

Germany's eldest zoo from 1841 is situated in the southwestern corner of Tiergarten. The 30-hectare big zoological garden is the world's largest with over 13.000 different animal species.


Größter Anziehungspunkt des Stadteils um den Savignyplatz ist das zwischen 1695 und 1746 entstandene Schloss Charlottenburg. Nach Kriegsschäden wurden die historischen Räume originalgetreu wieder nachgebaut. Im Westflügel befindet sich das Museum für Frühgeschichte, im Ostflügel die Galerie der Romantik. Das Schloss ist umgeben von einer herrlichen Parkanlage. Im Mausoleum sind mehrere Hohenzollern-Mitglieder bestattet.

The Brandenburger Tor building

Brandenburger Tor is the symbol of Berlin's victories and defeats. At the top of the building from 1791 is the triumphal goddess Nike who, ironically, has turned her chariot westwards.

The Reichtag building

The British architect Sir Norman Foster is the man behind the restoration of the German parliament building. The reborn building is a combination of new and old and now houses the German parliament.

Central Germany

National Park Harz

In 1994 Niedersachsen's state government established Germany's 11. Nature Park by the foot of Harzen's mountain area. It covers an area of 15.800 hectare and contains several animal species and many untouched nature areas.


Kölner Cathedral

Cologne's cathedral is Germany's largest church and also the largest Gothic cathedral in North Europe. With two Gothic spires of each 157 metres, the church dominates the entire central city. During World War 2 large parts of the cathedral were destroyed, but as soon as in 1956 the building was restored completely to its present look.


The Zwinger Palaces

In the capital of Sachen, Dresden, is a number of beautiful baroque palaces founded from 1710 to 1728 by the city's famous Elector August the Strong. The palaces, which make out Zwinger, have been converted into exhibition buildings today.

Eastern Germany

Wittenberg City

Wittenberg City in the state Sachen-Anhalt is called the cradle of reformation by many people, as it was here Luther started his crusade against Catholicism. Martin Luther was hired as a professor by the city's university in 1508. It is interesting to walk around and see how the reformation has influenced houses, churches and monasteries in the city.


The Town Hall in Frankfurt

If you are visiting Frankfurt, it is a good idea to start in the middle of the city, Römerberg. Here is the town hall from 1322, which has been restored and expanded several times.


The Garmisch-Partenkirchen Area

If you are into winter sports Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the place in Germany. The area has three alpine ski areas and Germany's highest situated glacier area, Zugspitz-Platt, in 2874 metres altitude.


Baden Baden Casino

The cultural city Baden Baden's annual number of visitors amounts to 300.000 and also has one of the most beautiful casinos in the world. The local casino is the oldest in Germany and founded in 1838. It attracts both gambling visitors and spectators. Appropriate and nice dress is necessary to enter the casino.

The Bodensee Lake

Germany's largest lake, Bodensee, is situated in the southern part of the country and borders on Austria and Switzerland. The water of the lake is so pure that Stuttgart collects its drinking water from here. You can buy a Bodensee Pass, which gives a 50% discount on liners, trains and busses in all of the surrounding countries.

The Island Helgoland

70 kilometres into the North Sea out of the northern Frisian coast is Helgoland. This curious island is 1700 metres long and 600 metres wide and rises on steep cliffs 70 metres above sea level. Due to the size of the island it is not allowed to bring cars or bikes.

The Schwarzwald Area

The Romans were the first to exploit the healing waters of Schwarzwald 19 centuries ago. Today the area in the southwestern corner of Germany is a lovely and well-visited holiday resort where the climate is mild and the cultural offers are many.


Air balloons over Hamburg

If you have enough money and wishes to see Hamburg from above, you can contact an air ballooning company, which offers trips between April and October of duration of one hour.

Panoptikum Wax cabinet

The only wax cabinet in Germany is at Speilbudenplatz in Hamburg. It contains over 100 famous people from history, sports and showbizz.



The city hosts the world exhibition, EXPO 2000, and is known for being one of Germany's leading fair cities. Each year the city hosts several international exhibitions and conferences. It is also the host of the worlds biggest IT-fair, CeBIT, in March 2001.


The Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University was founded in 1386 and is the oldest university in Germany. The university hosts about 30.000 students and during the last 150 years it has bred more than a handful of Nobel Price winners.


Leipzig City

Through times the city has been one of Germany's most important commercial cities. The city has several beautiful sights. One of them is the town hall in Leipzig, which is considered one of Germany's most beautiful renaissance buildings.


Frauen Church

With its two characteristic dome towers Frauenkirche is one of Munich's most famous landmarks. The church is from the 15th century and built in Gothic style. It is also the home of the archbishop of Munich.

October Festival

The 16 days long October Festival is the biggest and most noisy public festival in the world. In connection with the beer party they built a small village out of tents and amusements where six million participants drink five million litres of beer and eat 200.000 sausages.

Olympia park

The Olympic Park, which hosted the Olympic Games in 1972, has lakes, cycle paths, sports facilities, concert seats, restaurants and a football stadium. You can recognise it on the characteristic tent-like roof, which covers an area of 75.000m2.

The beer room Hofbräuhaus

There are a vast number of public houses and beer rooms in Bavaria, but not is as famous as Munich's Hofbräuhaus, which was built in 1589 by the Duke Wilhelm V of Bavaria. Despite the large amounts of tourists, Hofbräuhaus still has a loyal, local clientele.

The English Garden

One of the world's largest and most beautiful city gardens is situated in Munich. The largest playground of the city was founded in 1785 and covers an area of about 3,7km2. It is the lung of Munich.

The Gallery Alte Pinakothek

One of the largest galleries in Europe and the largest collection of German paintings in the world is situated in Munich's museum quarter. "Die Alte Pinakothek " also has the biggest Rubens collection of 62 works in the world. This collection is very special and shows the extent of this artist's work.


Nolde Museum

The Nolde Museum is situated in Seebüll only few kilometres from the Danish-German border. The museum contains over approximately 200 paintings by the expressionist painter Emil Hansen from Nolde. The museum is placed in a beautiful flower park made by the artist.

Schleswig Cathedral

Northwest of Schleswig-Holstein's main city Kiel is the old city of Schleswig. The city has played a major role in history. The biggest attraction in the city is the cathedral, which was founded in the beginning of the 11th century. Later is has been rebuilt several times. Inside the church is the famous Brüggeman alter, which is a wood carving work of art ranking among the best in the world.


Stuttgart City

In Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, there are several beautiful sights. This big city contains among others "Schlossgarten", "Carl Zeiss Planetarium" and "Alte" and "Neue Staatsgalerie", which are all among the most beautiful sights in Baden-Württemberg.

The Rhine Regions

Beethovens birthplace

At the street of Bonngasse no. 20 is what must the considered Bonn's most important attraction. This was where the world famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven was born in 1770. Today his house has been converted into a museum of some of his instruments and tools.

The Roman Monument Porta Nigra

The oldest city of Germany, Trier, has preserved a lot of Roman monuments. The best known is Porta Nigra, the city's port and landmark from 180 before Christ, which still looks as it did 2000 years ago.

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