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What a Germany holiday looks like:

Holidays in Germany

Boasting more than 10,000 towns and cities between the North Sea and The Alps; holidays in Germany are all about city living, historic sights, famous architecture, medieval houses, excellent food and wine, and vibrant nightlife.

The German capital, Berlin is a bustling and lively city famed for its fashion, art, culture, design, and music. Dusseldorf is the city of music and a mecca for shoppers who flock to its stylish streets.

The Christmas Market in Nuremberg, opened each November by the famous Christmas Angel, is perfect for Christmas shopping. Munich is a modern, cosmopolitan city that offers an eclectic mix of baroque and modern architecture, beer gardens, art, and culture.

Stuttgart is the place to enjoy the Volkfest and the Wilhelma Gardens and discover Bach. Frankfurt is home to traditional cider, Germany’s main financial district, and impressive skyscrapers; all encircled by a belt of green land, the GrunGurtel.

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Germany city breaks are the best way to experience this fascinating country. Discover rich history and culture and world-renowned nightlife in Berlin; Munich is famous for its Oktoberfest festivities and Düsseldorf Altstadt has over 300 bars and nightclubs to explore.

Travel Guide

Germany holidays are popular year-round with similar weather to the UK and average daily temperatures of 17C.

  • Currency: Euro
  • Average temp: 17°C/62°F
  • Average flight time: 2 Hours
  • Time Difference: +1 hours
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Things to see and do in Germany

Berlin is your gateway to the iconic Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, and Reichstag Building; while Dusseldorf offers views from the Rhine Tower and escape to the Botanical Garden.

Wander around Nuremburg’s Altstadt with its imposing castle, experience the wildlife at Zoo Leipzig and see the glockenspiel show in Munich’s Marienplatz.

When it comes to Christmas Markets – don’t miss Nuremburg’s Christkindlemarkt, Cologne’s Weihnachsmarkt am Kolner Dom, and Leipzig’s Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt; perfect for buying authentic glühwein mugs, carved wooden angels, hand-painted baubles, and Lebkuchen gingerbread.

Weather in Germany

Average monthly temperature in Germany (°C)

  • Jan 3°C
  • Feb 5°C
  • Mar 8°C
  • Apr 11°C
  • May 14°C
  • Jun 18°C
  • Jul 22°C
  • Aug 23°C
  • Sep 19°C
  • Oct 12°C
  • Nov 10°C
  • Dec 5°C

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Food and drink in Germany

Germany holidays introduce you to a tasty mix of local and international fare. Taste authentic dishes like Bratwurst, Schnitzel, Kartoffelknödel, and Reibekuchen with Black Forest Gateau and Apfelstrudel for dessert.

Drink-wise, savour Kölsch, Doppelbock, Helles, and Bock in a beer garden; warm up with Glühwein at a Christmas market; sip Reisling, Silvaner, or Spätburgunder wine with your meal and then finish with a Jägermeister herbal liqueur.

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