Tourism in Germany: a Peek at Culture and Nature

Are you looking to explore the most popular cultural destination in Europe? Germany is not only the continent’s undisputed most popular destination when it comes to international conferences; it plays a vital role as a vacation destination too. At the center of the Destination Germany brand are the country’s rich culture and nature. About 6,000 museums, 40 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and many acclaimed orchestras and theaters are waiting for your exploration. And of course, not to mention buzzing creative scenes and high-caliber events; they are all there.

Approximately one third of Europeans who visit Germany go for a city break- and the numbers tend to rise by day. Historical and cultural treasures, outstanding architecture, and high standards of heritage preservation can all be found in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, urban areas such as the Rhine-Ruhr region (Cologne, Essen etc.), the Rhine-Main region (home to Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Mainz, and Frankfurt), and other big cities, including Munich, Hamburg, and Dresden. There are many festivals celebrating everything from wine to beer or music, along with cultural events. Plus, there are numerous Christmas markets; they are as popular as they are charming. With this huge diversity of events, many tourists see it worthwhile to extend their stay a little longer.

When it comes to health and relaxation, Germany is also an ideal destination. Whether you’re traveling with your entire family, engaging in active pursuits, or unwinding after a long business trip, the country is the place to be. With about 70,000 kilometers of cycle paths and 200,000 kilometers of walking trails, Germany offers everything you need to get close to nature as much as possible- you will discover diverse and amazing natural landscapes along the way. Boasting a total of 15 UNESCO biosphere reserves, 16 national parks, and at least 100 nature parks, the country presents numerous preserved national landscapes to explore.