Germany Related Articles and Travel Guides

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Visiting Germany - Why not Learn Some Useful German Everyday Phrases?

Visiting Germany - Why not Learn Some Useful German Everyday Phrases?

Wouldn’t it be fun to buy some rolls at the baker‘s, to order some beer in a pub, or to ask the way to the museum – in German language? Many people think the German language is difficult to learn. On the one hand that may be true. On the other… [ + ] More Details

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Visiting Heidelberg

Visiting Heidelberg
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Heidelberg, a romantic town, lies on the river Neckar at the point where it leaves its narrow, steep valley in the Odenwald to flow into the Rhine valley. Heidelberg is part of a densely populated region called Rhein-Neckar-Triangle. It attracts more… [ + ] More Details

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Visiting Legoland Germany

Since LEGOLAND was opened in the town of Günzburg in Bavaria in May 2002, the theme park has established itself as one of the four most popular parks in Germany. The LEGOLAND grounds are as large as 26 football fields and are divided into eight themed… [ + ] More Details

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Visiting Linderhof

Visiting Linderhof
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Take in the beauty and opulence of Linderhof, the smallest of King Ludwig's palaces. Set in a glorious alpine valley, the views both inside and outside the palace are sure to impress. [ + ] More Details

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Visiting Munich's Castles

Visiting Munich's Castles
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Munich is home to two impressive castles located right in the city center. Munich's Residence is the former home of Bavarian rulers and boasts a beautiful Renaissance style hall. Also be sure to check out Nymphenburg Schloss, a stately palace on gorgeous… [ + ] More Details

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Walhalla Regensburg

Walhalla Regensburg
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The next time you are in Regensburg, take the time to travel a ways out of the city to visit a historical site unlike few others. Walhalla, which means "hall of the dead," is a hall of fame dedicated to prominent German rulers, politicians, artists,… [ + ] More Details

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Walking in Warngau

Walking in Warngau
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Warngau is located in the Miesbach District of Bavaria, just south of Munich. Warngau offers natural beauty, quaint villages, and fresh air, all a short train or car ride away from the center of Munich. [ + ] 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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Walking Trails and Hiking Around Titisee

Walking Trails and Hiking Around Titisee
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Titisee, one of the largest lakes in Baden-Württemberg, is known throughout Germany for its stark beauty and incredible views. In the summertime you can hike, bike and swim through its glistening blue-black waters, and in winter months the lake freezes… [ + ] More Details

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Wartburg Castle in Thuringia

Wartburg Castle in Thuringia
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Despite being almost inaccessible to most American tourists for over 40 years, the Wartburg Castle in Thuringia figures prominently in the minds of many American Protestants. Because of its association with Martin Luther, the Wartburg Castle is a popular… [ + ] More Details

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