Germany Travel Guide

Germany is a destination filled with marvelous contrasts. Start with a visit to the romantic countryside dotted with fairytale castles. Then, you can explore the trendy, yet grungy capital where all-night parties rule the streets. Later, don’t forget to visit the powerful museums and monuments dedicated to the events of the 20th-century. It’s time to experience Germany. 

The Highlights

The Basics

When to Visit

when to visit
  1. Peak Season

    July to September

    It goes without saying that summer is when Europe sparkles, and of course, this is when destinations like Germany see a spike in prices and a significant increase in the number of visitors. From July through September, the roads will be busy and major tourist attractions like museums and galleries will experience longer lines and larger crowds. However, if this is the only time you can travel, if you book in advance, you may be able to avoid the steep prices. Notable events during this time include many local wine festivals, the Berlin Marathon in September and of course, Oktoberfest. 

  2. Low Season

    November to March

    Don’t be deterred by the winter months in Germany. There will be snowfall, however, in larger capital cities you will still be able to enjoy the main sights and attractions as long as you pack a few extra layers. On the plus side, from November through March is the best time to explore Germany’s many museums without having to line up for hours. If you are an avid skier or snowboarder, you will be pleased to know that January and February are the best months to hit the slopes and across the country, festive activities over Christmas add a special warmth to cold, winter days. 

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