Germany for Tourists

Welcome to Germany! | Willkommen in Deutschland!

A guide to customs, daily life and travel in Deutschland
If you are traveling to or within Germany, we have information, resources and photos to help you have better experience. Germany (called Deutschland in German) is Europe’s largest nation, both in population and the size of its economy. Geographically it offers everything from North Sea and Baltic beaches to Bavarian Alpine splendor. Germany’s rivers are legendary, and you can cruise many of them on special river ships, or explore them by rail or car.

Munich Airport

Munich’s international airport is where many travelers begin their Germany experience. PHOTO: Hyde Flippo

We also have guides to many of Germany’s most interesting cities, from Berlin in the north to Munich in the south.

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Getting Started
So you’re off to Germany. Willkommen! (That’s German for “Welcome!”) Here are some things that can help before you get there:

Frankfurt International Airport (FRA): Official Website

Also see: Austria for Tourists and Switzerland for Tourists

Destinations in Germany

  • City Guides: Germany – What to see and do in selected German cities
  • Berlin & Potsdam – What to see in the German capital and surroundings – history, sights, photos
  • Dresden – What to see in Saxony’s second largest city: The Zwinger, the Marienkirche, and more!
  • Düsseldorf – An expat shares “My Düsseldorf” – what to see in her adopted city, the capital of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The seventh most populous city in Germany is an international business and financial center, noted for its fashion and trade fairs.
  • Frankfurt am Main – Germany’s financial capital (“Bankfurt”) also has attractions for travelers – History, sights, photos
  • Munich – What to see in and around the Bavarian capital – history, sights and Oktoberfest!
  • Trier – Roman ruins and the birthplace of Karl Marx – history, sights, photos

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