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From urban cities like Berlin to small villages in the Alps, Germany is a rich European destination filled with unforgettable travel experiences. Here are some of our favorite travel articles and travel blogs on Germany.

The Country Life: Northern Germany’s Gut Hörne

Guests of this castle can wake up on their own time. Pedal Germany's most-frequented bike route or relax at the in-house sauna.
The beautiful Brandenburg Gate is a treasured reminder of how far Germany has come. Photo by visitBerlin

My Friend, the Enemy: Berlin 25 Years Later

Some 25 years ago, everything changed in Berlin -- including me.

Video: Romantic Germany — Exploring Rhineland-Palatinate

Explore the vineyards, castles and river valleys of Rhineland-Palate in Germany.

Bunkering Down: Berlin Underworlds Museum

Below Berlin lies a labyrinth of air raid shelters. Touring this underworld is like stepping back in time.
Mythical Creatures Urquhart Castle close to where the cryptid is said to appear in Scotland.

Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Loch Ness: Mystical Creatures Around the World

From the Loch Ness Monster to the Abominable Snowman, stories of mythical creatures abound. Here's a look at some of the most fascinating mythical creatures from around the globe.
A traditional thatched roof home on the island of Sylt in Germany. Photo by Janna Graber

Island-Hopping in Germany (Yes, Germany!)

Though Germany is better known for its beer culture and Bavarian villages, the quiet islands of Sylt and Rügen offer a different side of travel in Germany.
The snow-covered Alps near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Photo by Janna Graber

Road Trip through Bavaria

Get off the beaten path to explore some of Bavaria’s mountain villages and rural small towns
Walking through the Romantic Christmas Market at Thurn und Taxis Palace. Photo by Benjamin Rader

Germany: Christmas Along the Danube

German Christmas markets are unique. Experience Christmas in six German towns along the Danube and visit some of the best Christmas markets in Germany.
The vestibule at the Semper Opera House in Dresden ©-Klaus Gigga

A Night at the Opera in Germany

Attending a live performance in the opulent opera houses of Munich and Dresden is an unforgettable cultural experience. Here are tips for planning and enjoying a night at the opera.
Christmas Market in Tallinn

Christmas Spirit: Our Favorite European Christmas Markets

In Europe, Christmas markets are a treasured holiday tradition. Here are some of our favorites.

Dining in the Dark: Berlin’s unsicht-Bar

At this unique restaurant, you may not SEE your meal, but you'll never forget it.
Staying at a castle hotel in Germany

Castle Vacations: Northern Germany Road Trip

Cruising the autobahn in a sleek BMW adds excitement to a castle sightseeing trip.
The sun sets behind Castle Schönburg, which overlooks the lush wine-growing region of Salle-Unstrut.

Town-Hopping in Eastern Germany

Once under the grip of communism, this region has come into its own
Nutcracker from the Erzgebirge mountains at the Christmas market. Photo by GNTO

German Christmas Market Traditions

You don’t have to be German to love traditional German Christmas Markets. In fact, many visitors travel to Germany just for the Christmas markets alone.

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