Germany Related Articles and Travel Guides

We compiled a large selection of Germany related articles and travel guides that suggest many special trips, unique activities, and vacation ideas that you won't find on a typical German travel guide site. Our special focus is on family activities, including sightseeing and cultural highlights, dining, entertainment, shopping, and sports. Are you interested in writing and publishing an article for our Guide? If so, please send us an email with your ideas for an article. We will review and publish it quickly - Danke schön!



Let's get Kuchen !

Let's get Kuchen !
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In Germany, baking has a long line of tradition with many of the German baked goods having been passed down from families and bakeries as far back as the Middle Ages. Bäckereien (bakeries) and Konditoreien (pastry shops) are found around just about… [ + ] More Details

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Dates for the 2014 Christmas Markets in Germany

Dates for the 2014 Christmas Markets in Germany
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Have you been mulling over how you can possibly hit all the best Christmas markets in Germany during your trip in December? If so, what you need is a list of the dates of the major markets to tuck away in your suitcase. How else can you possibly craft… [ + ] More Details

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Learn more about German Christmas Traditions

Learn more about German Christmas Traditions
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Although Christmas in Germany is not all that very different from the holidays in the U.S., there are some differences that make Christmas here feel unique and interesting ... [ + ] More Details

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Explore Triberg

Explore Triberg
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If the Black Forest is on your list of places to explore while in Germany, make sure to add Triberg to your itinerary. Located between Karlsruhe and Lake Constance, this charming town offers an array of sites and activities that will both delight and… [ + ] More Details

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Most Beautiful Vacation In Volkmarsen

Most Beautiful Vacation In Volkmarsen
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In a radius of 50 kilometers from home Eichhölzchen in Northern Hesse, adjacent to the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony, Thuringia are unique sights, alone 3 belonging to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. A landscape of lakes, forests,… [ + ] More Details

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Walking Tours In Oberharz

Walking Tours In Oberharz
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Love on holiday in the Upper Harz, the Upper Harz with the Harz National Park offers diverse and unique impressions of nature and endless treasures to be discovered. Although you can experience it on your own, it is especially interesting on a tour with… [ + ] More Details

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Myths And Nature Pads

Myths And Nature Pads
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Myths include such legends and tales of the oldest cultural asset of the people. They provide information about how the man thought and felt and how he explained what was happening around him and with him. In the myth described our ancestors and decay… [ + ] More Details

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Hamburg Cruises

Hamburg Cruises
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Hamburg has long been the starting point and ending point of transatlantic journeys between Germany and the United States. 2014 will be no different. On March 8, the voyage season will start with the arrival of the first cruise ships in Hamburg Harbor.… [ + ] More Details

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Excursions And Tips In Lucerne

Excursions And Tips In Lucerne
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A number of activities in and around Lucerne. [ + ] More Details

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Fischbrötchen - Fast Food In Germany

Fischbrötchen - Fast Food In Germany
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Bismark herring, herring, eel, mackerel, crab or pickled herring on an airy wheat bread and some salad are the key ingredients for a German fast food specialty : Fischbrötchen. While mostly enjoyed in Northern Germany, most of the country enjoys eating… [ + ] More Details

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