Visiting Germany during fall season

Visiting Germany during fall season

You may be surprised if I say that autumn is an excellent time to visit Germany. This is the time of the year when summer crowds leave the country, great local wine festivals occur and the prices of flights and hotel rooms get lower. If you did not have enough time during this summer to visit the amazing European country, Germany, I recommend you to do it this fall. The weather may be surprisingly pleasant and the great fall events attract millions of tourists. One such famous event is the wo... [ read more ]

Best German events in August

Best German events in August

Visiting Germany in August? There are plenty of things to do in this month if you love festivals. From music festivals to wine fairs, Germany has on offer a large variety of events in August 2013. Going to a festival is always a great activity for the whole family, especially if the respective event is held in the wonderful Germany. So, make your packages and go to one of the following destinations: Dresden, Hamburg, Bayreuth, Stuttgart or Frankfurt. Would you like to find out what events will... [ read more ]

Easter traditions in Germany

Easter traditions in Germany

Just like in many Christian countries all around the world, Easter is one of the major holidays in Germany. Commemorating the crucifixion and His resurrection, Easter is very important for Christians. There are several traditions relating to Easter season which can be very attractive for those who respect traditions and are interested in foreign countries’ ones. If you would like to find out which are the Easter traditions in Germany, perhaps planning a journey to this country during this ... [ read more ]

The best spring festivals and events in Germany in 2013

The best spring festivals and events in Germany in 2013

Are you planning a journey to Germany this spring? I have good news for you: besides the fantastic tourist attractions there are several festivals and events held in Germany which are very attractive for visitors. Below I will present you the best spring festivals and events in Germany in 2013. These annual spring festivals are very popular among both local people and tourists. If you love festivals, I suggest you not to miss the visit to Germany this year. Some of the best ones are the f... [ read more ]

The most popular Christmas markets in Germany

The most popular Christmas markets in Germany

Visiting a traditional German Christmas market is one of the best ways to get filled with the spirit of the feast. So, if you are planning a trip somewhere before Christmas and still don’t know which destination to choose, I suggest you go to Germany. There are numerous outstanding Christmas markets held in cities and towns all around the country. Most of them start in the last week of November and end in the last week of December. In the following article I will present you the most po... [ read more ]

The best fall festivals in Germany

The best fall festivals in Germany

Planning a vacation to Germany in the last days of October or during November? Well, besides the desired attractions you will visit, here are some festivals which occur in the autumn months in some big cities of Germany: the Festival of Lights of Berlin, the Jewish Culture Days in Munich, the Jazz Fest of Berlin and the DOM Festival of Hamburg. Attending any of them will surely make a fantastic fall holiday. Many of them are very famous and popular among tourists, attracting dozens of visitors... [ read more ]

Attend the best festival in Germany, Oktoberfest

Attend the best festival in Germany, Oktoberfest

The worldwide famous, 16-day festival named Oktoberfest occurs annually, in the city of Munich, from late September to early October. It is considered the world’s largest event which attracts millions of people to the city of Munich. The event has a great significance in Bavarian culture, as it is held since 1810. Oktoberfest takes place in the area called Theresienwiese which can be found near the city’s center. The deluge of the famous beer tents attracts dozens of visitors during the 16... [ read more ]

Spending winter holidays in Germany

Spending winter holidays in Germany

Have you considered spending your winter holidays in Germany? If so, you should know that you have many options. The winters here are cold and the temperatures often drop below zero degrees. In the higher German regions, such as the Bavarian Alps, you will find some great sport and skiing resorts. Germany’s Christmas markets Winter is a great time of the year to visit Germany because of the Christmas markets. By spending winter holidays in Germany, you can take the advantage of fewer tou... [ read more ]

German customs and traditions

German customs and traditions

When it comes to Germany everybody knows that this wonderful country has something special and charming we generally call: traditions. The German customs and traditions are so important and present in locals’ life that almost every event looks more like a ritual. Traditions are passed almost sacredly from generation to generation and some consider it a blasphemy not respecting the old customs. This people is considered quite strict when it comes to respecting rules, so before visiting it, ... [ read more ]