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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.

Places to Visit in Germany | Articles & Videos on Traveling in Germany

Experiencing the Gap Season in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

In springtime, you can escape the crowds and soak in the scenery surrounding this small Bavarian town.
Wartburg Castle, where Luther spent 10 months hiding from potential assassins after the pope declared him a heretic, stands on a mountaintop high above Eisenach. (Photo credit: Anna-Lena Thamm — Thüringer Tourismus GmbH)

Germany: In the Footsteps Of Martin Luther

An unlikely pilgrim becomes fascinated with the Martin Luther story, and travels to Germany for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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 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

Munich’s Starkbierzeit: Festivals In Germany

Be sure to bring a hearty appetite and a taste for strong beer to this yearly German festival.

Berlin United: A World Cup Win in a Unified Germany

25 years ago the Wall came down – and Germany hasn’t looked back since.
The centuries-old St. Thomas Boy’s Choir, conducted by Bach during his tenure as choirmaster at Leipzig’s St. Thomas Church, still exists today and performs regularly for church services and weekly concerts. (Saxony Tourism/Dirk Brzoska)

Saxony: State of the Art in Germany

From the Saxon State Art Collection at the Royal Palace to the Bach Museum in Leipzig, the German state of Saxony makes its cultural landscape a focal point of its tourism
Franconia has a long history of wine making. Photo by FrankenTourimus/FWL/Hub

Exploring Franconian Wine Country: Germany’s Best-Kept Secret

While Germany may be known for beer, in Franconia, a region of Bavaria, wine heritage runs deep. Vineyards cover the hills and countryside, and wine cellars are a favorite place to meet. Take a tour through Franconian Wine Country and explore this unique region in Germany for yourself.
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.
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

Bunkering Down: Berlin Underworlds Museum

Below Berlin lies a labyrinth of air raid shelters. Touring this underworld is like stepping back in time.
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.
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 Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is surrounded by water on three sides. Photo by Hamburg Tourism, Thies Ratzke

Hamburg’s New Elbphilharmonie Another Reason to Visit Germany

The long-awaited Elbphilharmonie has quickly become an iconic symbol of Hamburg, a world-class Hanseatic city that many have yet to discover.

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