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!



Asparagus - The Queen of German Vegetables

Asparagus - The Queen of German Vegetables
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From early May to late June there is a very special gourmet reason worth a culinary trip to Germany: the asparagus! [ + ] More Details

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An Afternoon in the English Garden

An Afternoon in the English Garden

A trip to Munich is not complete without a visit to the Englischer Garten. An oasis for relaxation in the middle of a dynamic city, the garden will certainly not disappoint. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sports, Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Mühltroff in the Vogtland

Mühltroff in the Vogtland
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Mühltroff is a small community in the Mühlenviertel (literally "mill's region") of the richly forested Vogtland area, featuring a castle well-worth a visit. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, General Travel Info


Reil at the Mosel

Reil at the Mosel
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The small village of Reil an der Mosel (on the Moselle River) may not look like the touristic highlight, but it is the perfect centerpoint for various excursions along the Mosel. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History, General Travel Info


Kloster Andechs

Kloster Andechs
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Kloster Andechs is an easy day trip from Munich, complete with a 10th century monastery and a selection of beer brewed by Benedictine monks. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Dining


Discovering Regensburg

Discovering Regensburg
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Regensburg is one of the gems of Bavaria and among the best well-preserved medieval towns in all of Europe. The city’s Alstadt, or old town, was made for wandering. Only an hour from Munich and Nuremburg, Regensburg is a must-see for any Bavarian trip. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Entertainment, General Travel Info


Exploring Tegernseer Land

Exploring Tegernseer Land
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A popular weekend getaway for Munich’s wealthy crowd is Tegernseer Land. Lake Tegernsee is a stunning lakeside destination that offers a multitude of entertainment and activities year round. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sports, Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Entertainment, General Travel Info


Auerbach Castle

Auerbach Castle
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Located on the scenic Bergstrasse (Castle Road) in southern Hessen, Auerbach Castle is one of the most prominent fortresses situated along this corridor. Today the castle sits near the charming small city of Bensheim-Auerbach. [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Dresden Castle

Dresden Castle
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The Dresden Castle or Residenzschloss is one of the oldest buildings in the city, and was the residence of the Saxon electors and kings for over 400 years. The original castle was constructed on the site in 1200. In 1701, a major fire ravaged the castle,… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
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As the vine flourishes, and the grape empurples close up to the very walls and muzzles of cannoned Ehrenbreitstein; so do the sweetest joys of life grow in the very jaws of its perils. (Hermann Melville) Ehrenbreitstein is a Rhine fortress located near… [ + ] More Details

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