Germany in Winter
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Planning to travel to Germany in winter? Here’s what to except from the winter season (December – February) in Germany, from weather, and airfares, to winter sports, festivals, and events during the German holiday season.
Airfares and Hotel Rates in Winter
Take advantage of fewer crowds and lower rates in winter – with the exception of December, when holiday season is in full swing and traditional German Christmas Markets draw thousands of visitors from around the world. Airfares and Hotel rates tend to go up at the end of November and beginning of December, but you will see a significant dip in prices in January and February.
German Weather in Winter
Bundle up! German winters are cold, with temperatures often dropping below zero, which in turn results in some great winter sport and skiing areas in Germany, especially in higher German regions such as the Bavarian Alps. Other parts of Germany are often blessed with a white Christmas as well, but there is no guarantee for snow: German winters can be unpredictable, and you should always be prepared for rain. The average temperatures for the winter months are: December: Average low 27° F, average high 41° F, January: Average low 23° F, average high 40° F, and February: Average low 25° F, average high 41° F.
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