Germany – An Overview

winter-sportsWith over 80 million citizens, Germany has the largest population of any EU country and is one the most popular travel destinations of Europe. The most visited regions in Germany are the East Frisian and North Frisian Islands, the Rhine Valley, the Bavarian and Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps. The diversity of the country facilitates different activities. The Bavarian Alps are the centre for winter sports like alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding and cross-country skiing. For those who are interested in winter sports, here is a list of ten great places for winter sports in Germany.


Did you know that hiking, walking and trekking have been part of the Black Forest’s history for more than 100 years? The Black Forest is Germany’s largest nature park with its mountain heights and peaks with grandiose views. It is definitely a heaven for nature and adventure lovers! The official website of Black Forest tourism offers further information.


The North Frisian Islands of Germany are blessed with gloriously long beaches and natural nordseesurroundings. Sylt is the largest of the North Frisian Islands and is only accessible by a causeway called the Hindenburgdamm, which is only accessible to trains. The East Frisian Islands are a chain of isles in the North Sea and extend for some 90 kilometres. Like the North Frisian isles Sylt, Amrum and Föhr, the East Frisian isles are a part of the Wadden Sea, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


You are not really interested in winter sports or nature? No problem, the major German cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt or Cologne are known for their political and cultural importance as well as for their science and technology community. The variety of the cities opens up new possibilities for everyone. With city breaks, you are able to discover different places and liberate yourself from the hassles of a daily routine. Our articles about Germany’s biggest and most known cities can help you to get an overview and to choose which city suits your interests.



The best education for a clever person is found in travel.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


So start to plan your next trip to Germany and enjoy the numerous facets!

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