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!



The Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen

On 44,000 square feet of space awaits you the worlds largest collection of the history of aviation.... [ + ] More Details

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Exploring Weilburg's Castle

Exploring Weilburg's Castle
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Weilburg is a town almost entirely encircled by the Lahn river and is famous for its 16th century castle and former residence of the dukes of Nassau-Weilburg and later the grand dukes of Luxembourg. [ + ] More Details

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Italian Ice-Cream at Eiscafe Dolomiti

Italian Ice-Cream at Eiscafe Dolomiti
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A perfect way to end a hot summer's day is to end it with some delicious Italian ice cream in Naunheim. Choose your ice cream in a waffle to go or sit down and get an Eis Becher from the menu. We promise you won't regret stopping by this place. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Dining


Funtastic in Linden: Perfect for Kids on a Rainy Day in Linden

Funtastic in Linden: Perfect for Kids on a Rainy Day in Linden
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In case of a rainy day, check out Funtastic in Linden. They offer bounce houses, mega slides, miniature golf, arcade games and more in and outside. There is also a cafe where you can purchase drinks and food. [ + ] More Details

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A Canoe Tour on the Lahn River

A Canoe Tour on the Lahn River
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A canoe tour on the Lahn river is great fun for the whole family! There are local businesses for renting canoes. They even do guided tours. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sports


Visit the crystal caves in Kubach

Visit the crystal caves in Kubach
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Visit the crystal caves in Kubach for an exiting adventure underground. This is the only cave in Germany that is surrounded by beautiful calcium crystals and rocks. [ + ] More Details

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Braunfels Wildpark Tiergarten

Braunfels Wildpark Tiergarten
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This is a park with local animals (about 100 animals of 3 species, mostly deers and wild boars) on over 50 acres. Entrance is at Gaststätte Forsthaus Tiergarten. Walk the trails all year long. This is great for kids since you can see the animals.… [ + ] More Details

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Take the Söllereck Gondola in Oberstdorf for great views over the Allgäu mountains

Take the Söllereck Gondola in Oberstdorf for great views over the Allgäu mountains
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The modern 6 person Söllereck Gondola offers a variety of great views in Summer as well as in Winter of the Allgäu and Kleinwalsertal mountains. [ + ] More Details

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Biking through the Stillachtal (Stillach Valley)

Biking through the Stillachtal (Stillach Valley)
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A fun bicycle trip through the Stillachtal: Take some time to observe this beautiful chapel. Look at the frescoes that are dated back to the 1700s in the Appachkapelle. The Marienkapelle showcases the most beautiful rococo altar in the upper Allgäu… [ + ] More Details

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Take a Carriage Ride to explore Oberstdorf

Take a Carriage Ride to explore Oberstdorf
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What could be more beautiful than exploring the neighboring surroundings of Oberstdorf in a carriage pulled by beautiful and strong horses? Enjoy trips to the side valleys of Oberstdorf named Oytal, Birgsau, and Spielmannsau. [ + ] More Details

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