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!



Heini Klopfer Ski Jump

This is the only ski jump in Germany and was built in 1949 upon the initiative of the three famous ski jumpers Sepp Weiler, Heini Klopfer and Toni Brutscher. [ + ] More Details

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Castle Neuschwanstein - A Bavarian Castle

Castle Neuschwanstein - A Bavarian Castle
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Being one of the most popular castles in the world, Neuschwanstein is a must see when you are in the area. After all, Disney's Cinderella castle was inspired amongst other French castles by Neuschwanstein. [ + ] More Details

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Take a Boat Tour on the Rhine River

Take a Boat Tour on the Rhine River
[ source: webshots.com ]

Enjoy the Rhine river on a roundtrip with a ship. There are many castles and historic towns along the Rhine River that you can see while doing the Rhine River cruise. [ + ] More Details

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Explore the Braunfels Castle

Explore the Braunfels Castle
[ source: Braunfels.de ]

It looks like it comes directly out of a fairy tale, but it's true -- on the top of a basalt rock, Castle Braunfels with its magnificent silhouette majestically overlooks the town and greets its visitors from afar. Continuously inhabited by the princely… [ + ] More Details

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Get pampered at Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg

Get pampered at Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg
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In case the German weather gets in the way or just for a day of pampering, we recommend the Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg. This is a family oriented day spa comprises lots of warm and heated thermal pools inside/outside, whirlpools, and a large sauna… [ + ] More Details

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Family Fun at Laguna Asslar

Family Fun at Laguna Asslar
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Relax and spend a day (or few hours) in Laguna Asslar. Many hot tubs, warm and heated pools indoors and outdoors (Sole pool is 34 degree Celsius), plus a large Sauna world are waiting for you and your family. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sports


Strolling through Seltersweg in Giessen

Strolling through Seltersweg in  Giessen
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Walk casually on Seltersweg in Giessen and look at hundreds of small shops, small bistros, and restaurants. Enjoy a Bratwurst in a bun while walking, or a nice cone of Italian ice cream. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Shopping, Dining


Shopping at Forum Wetzlar

Shopping at Forum Wetzlar
[ source: Forum Wetzlar ]

If you're into Shopping: The Forum in Wetzlar is the biggest inner-city shopping mall in middle-Hessen (Mittelhessen.) It comprises over 110 shops, offering a broad mix of shopping opportunities, along with restaurants and grocery shops. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Shopping


City Tour: Frankfurt am Main

City Tour: Frankfurt am Main
[ source: Wikipedia ]

Visit Frankfurt and many of its cultural attractions (e.g., Palmengarten, Goethehaus, Roemer City Hall, Old Opera House), go shopping, visit the zoo, or one of its world famous museums (e.g., Senckenberg) [ + ] More Details

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Take a City Tour in Munich

Take a City Tour in Munich
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For many Munich is famous for its Oktoberfest. But Munich has more to offer in addition to this annual fest in terms of history, culture, entertainment, and shopping. [ + ] More Details

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