Many travelers start sightseeing in Eastern Germany, which is home to the capital, Berlin, and rebuilt Dresden. In Berlin, you can view the Brandenburg Gate, which now is a powerful symbol of German reunification and world peace post-Cold War. In Dresden, you can tour the Old Masters Picture Gallery, one of the best in the world. Germany hotels in central Frankfurt are a prime location to see the gleaming Main Tower and Gothic-style Frankfurt Cathedral. In Southern Germany, you are greeted with exceptional natural spots like the Black Forest, a large forested mountain range, and the German Alps, the place to ski in the country. No matter which part of the country you choose to visit, Germany vacations are chock full of culture and fun.
Recurring Festivals and Events
For quintessential German beer sampling, there is no better place to be than Oktoberfest in Munich. It's held each year from mid-September to early October. Come dressed in your best lederhosen or dirndl and sample beers while you watch a rifleman parade and beer-barrel-tapping contests. Shopping for cheap Germany vacations will ensure you have plenty of euros left to keep your stein full. On April 30, experience a Halloween-like atmosphere at Walpurgis Festival in the Harz Mountains, where residents of the villages light spectacular bonfires and dance to usher in spring.
Are you ready to tour one of Europe's most fascinating countries? If you bundle your hotel and flights to Germany, you can slash up to $537 off your bill.