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!



Lake Titisee

Lake Titisee
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Lake Titisee was formed by glacier melt in the Pleistocene era and is situated in the dense groves of the Blake Forest which makes it perfect for a peaceful family getaway. It is the largest natural lake and a very special destination in the Black Forest.… [ + ] More Details

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The Top Five Sights in Germany 2010

The Top Five Sights in Germany 2010
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For the third time the German Tourism Association has conducted a survey to find out which are the 15 most popular sights in Germany. Like in 2009 the winner is the Cologne Cathedral, which certainly is one of the most important architectural monuments… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Lindau, the ancient Island Town by foot, boat or balloon

Lindau, the ancient Island Town by foot, boat or balloon
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The town Lindau started its history on an island in the Lake Constance. Looking on a map you will find Lindau in the remotest south-western corner of Bavaria, which forms a triangle with the neighboring countries Austria and Switzerland. Around the year… [ + ] More Details

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Freiburg and Black Forest

Freiburg and Black Forest
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Freiburg is idyllically situated between the Kaiserstuhl region and the Rhineland Plains to the west and the valleys and the mountains of the Black Forest to the East. You can take the “double decker” train to explore the scenic region of the Black… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


The Roman Fort Saalburg

The Roman Fort Saalburg
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Did you ever wanted to see a Roman castle? The Saalburg is the most completely reconstructed roman fort in Germany. Located on the Taunus Ridge, northwest of Bad Homburg in Hesse, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005. [ + ] More Details

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Leipzig, Trade Fair Calendar 2010

Leipzig, Trade Fair Calendar 2010
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Trade Fairs in Leipzig are internationally renowned such as the famous Leipziger Book-Fair. Here is a complete overview for the coming year 2010 and whether you are on a business- or holiday-trip, a more private stay in an own apartment during your visit… [ + ] More Details

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The Top 10 Ski Venues Around Schloss Neuschwanstein

The Top 10 Ski Venues Around Schloss Neuschwanstein
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When going on a skiing or snowboarding holiday, one can choose one of the most scenic venues in the world, Schloss Neuschwanstein. Aside from hitting the slopes, there is a myriad of housing choices from boutiques to luxury self-catering apartments.… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sports


Enjoy Great Dining in Stuttgart

Enjoy Great Dining in Stuttgart
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A big part of the appeal Germany has as a popular holiday destination is due to the great food there. Typical German food, like potato dumplings and sausages, are known worldwide and copied everywhere — unfortunately often with unsatisfying results.… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Dining


Hamelin, the legend of Pied Piper and Weser Renaissance architecture

Hamelin, the legend of Pied Piper and Weser Renaissance architecture
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Embedded in the gentle hills of the Weser Mountains Region, left and right of the river Weser, lies the beautiful and enchanting little town of Hamelin. Discover the "Crown of the Weser Renaissance" with its colorful historical buildings and learn about… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History


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

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