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Understanding Germany - A Perspective for Indian Travellers

International Travel | Germany

Grunewald Forest (Photo Courtesy: A.Savin)
Charlottenburg Palace (Photo Courtesy: ernstol)
Brandenburg Gate (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Wolf)
Berlin’s Fernsehturm (Photo Courtesy: Avda)
Berlin Wall (Photo Courtesy: Noir)
Berlin Museum Island (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Wolf)
Cologne Cathedral (Frauenkirche) (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Wolf)
The Berchtesgaden National Park
Königssee (Photo Courtesy: Bobak Ha'Eri)
Titisee-Neustadt (Photo Courtesy: Kolling)
Schloss Nymphenburg
Olympiapark (Photo Courtesy: Lukáš Hron)
Neuschwanstein (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Wolf)
Frauenkirche (Photo Courtesy: Bmdavll)
Englischer Garten (Photo Courtesy: Ludmiła Pilecka)
BMW Welt and Museum (Photo Courtesy: Traveler100)
Marienschlucht
Lake Constance (Photo Courtesy: 0x010C )
Affenberg Salem (Photo Courtesy: Zollernalb)
The Church of St Mary (Photo Courtesy: Thomas Möller Roggenhorst)
Holstentor Gate (Photo Courtesy: Peter Haas)
Altstadt (Photo Courtesy: Berthold Werner)
Weidendammer Bridge (Photo Courtesy: Bettenburg)
Oberbaum Bridge (Photo Courtesy: Sarah Jane)
Crown Prince Bridge (Photo Courtesy: Ben Titze)
Charlotten Bridge (Photo Courtesy: Lienhard Schulz)
Berlin Cathedral (Photo Courtesy: Ralf Roletschek)

Germany is the largest country and most industrialised countries in Western Europe. It is bordered to the north by Denmark, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The most popular destinations in Germany are Berlin (for its history), Dresden (for its heritage castles and cathedrals), Munich (for its Oktoberfest, nightlife and culture), Lake Constance and the Baltic Coast ( for its pristine beaches and waterfront) and Berchtesgaden ( for its Black Forests).

Germany is renowned for walking / trekking in black forest, the world renowned automobiles and beer. The roads are well laid out and suitable for self-drive trips across the country.  Most destinations are accessible via rail.

Germany has emerged as a favorite destination for travellers looking beyond Italy, France and Switzerland.  Germany is easy to access (Direct flights to Frankfurt), easy to Navigate (Rail), easy to go around and has variety to interest honeymooners, family travellers and soft adventure seekers. Germany shares its borders with Austria and Switzerland and therefore its easy to make itineraries that combine these two alongwith Germany. 

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