Holidays in Germany
Germany is located at the heart of Europe, in fact it is bordered by no less than nine other countries including Austria, France, Switzerland and Belgium. Boasting more than 10,000 towns and cities between the North Sea and The Alps, holidays in Germany are all about big city living, historic sights, famous architecture, medieval houses, packed shopping areas, excellent food and wine and a vibrant night-life. It’s also the birthplace of Albert Einstein, Karl Marx, Beethoven and the Grimm Brothers. Once separated in two by the infamous Berlin Wall, the German capital of Berlin is now a bustling and lively city famed for its fashion, art, culture, design and music. Dusseldorf is the city of music and also a mecca for shoppers who flock to its stylish streets, including the famous Konigsalle. The Christmas Market in Nuremberg, opened each November by the famous Christmas Angel, is the perfect place for Christmas shopping. Discover Bach, books and art nouveau architecture in Leipzig. The Bavarian capital 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, gourmet restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, castles, squares, car museums and the Wilhelma Gardens. Frankfurt is home to traditional cider, the airport, Germany’s main financial district and impressive skyscrapers, all encircled by the GrunGurtel, a belt of green land that surrounds the city. On the Rhine, you’ll discover the city of Cologne with its world-famous cathedral, Chocolate Museum and Rhine Park. With so much to experience in one country, it’s easy to see why holidays in Germany are a popular choice.