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Germany

Germany Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

 

Language: German

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Calling Code: 49

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Germany

 

Berlin (Germany)

Berlin

 

Berlin is the largest city in Germany and also its capital. It is famous for its beautiful architecture and interesting history.

Sanssouci Castle

 

Sanssouci Castle is a magnificent former royal residence of Frederick the Great on the outskirts of German capital of Berlin.

   

 

Baden- Württemberg (Germany)

Bear Cave

 

Bear Cave located in Germany is famous for its cave bear skeletons and mass burials of plague victims from the Medieval times.

Fog Cave

 

Nebelhöhle or Fog Cave located in the South Western Germany is one of the largest underground systems in Germany and all of Europe.

Heidelberg

 

Magnificent ruins of Heidelberg Castle are remains of several centuries of remodeling and renovations.

Helfenstein Castle

 

Helfenstein Castle is a medieval citadel constructed in the 12th century on the orders of Eberhard von Helfenstein.

Hohenneuffen Castle

 

One of the largest medieval forts in the South Germany, Hohenneuffen Castle played an important role in the region's history.

Hohenzollern Castle

 

Majestic Medieval looking Hohenzollern Castle that stands on top of the Mount Hohenzollern is actually a fairly new structure constructed in the 19th century.

Kaltenburg Castle

 

Medieval ruins of Kaltenburg Castle are locate near Lonetal and date back to the 12th century when they were constructed on the orders of Henry of Kalden.

Karlsruhe Palace

 

Karlsruhe Palace is located in Karlsruhe and served as a royal residence from its construction in the 18th century till 1918.

Katzenstein Castle

 

Medieval Katzenstein Castle is located in the strategic valley of the river Egua over Dischingen, Baden-Württemberg region in Germany.

Lichtenstein Castle

 

Lichtenstein Castle is a neo- Gothic citadel constructed in the 19th century located near Honau, Swabian Alps of Germany.

Ludwigsburg Palace

 

Ludwigsburg Palace is a royal residence located in Ludwigsburg Palace, just North of Stuttgart in Germany.

Burg Meersburg

 

Burg Meersburg or Alte Burg that stands for Old Castle began its construction in the 7th century that grew in size and complexity over several centuries.

Nippenburg

 

Ruins of the medieval castle of Nippenburg is located in Schwieberdingen, Baden-Württemberg region in Germany.

Rötteln Castle

 

Rötteln Castle is a ruined medieval citadel located in Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg region in Germany.

Salem Abbey

 

Salem Abbey is a former Cistercian monastery located in Salem, Baden-Württemberg region in Germany.

Sausenburg Castle

 

Medieval Sausenburg Castle that stands in the heart of the Black Forest in Germany was constructed in 1246 by Counts von Hachberg.

Schneeburg

 

Ruins of medieval Schneeburg Castle is located in Ebringen, Baden-Württemberg region of Germany.

Schwetzingen Castle

 

Beautiful summer residence Schwetzingen Castle located in Schwetzingen is a site of annual festival of classic music and opera.

Sigmaringen Castle

Impressive Sigmaringen Castle dates back to the 11th century, however most of the structure that you see today here was constructed in 1893.
Steinsberg Castle

 

Steinsberg Castle is located in Weiler, Baden-Württemberg region of Germany. The castle was constructed in 1109.

Wachenburg

 

Wachenburg Castle that was constructed in 1907-28 by Weinheimer Senioren-Convent is located in Weinheim.

Wildenstein Castle

 

Magnificent Wildenstein Castle that is considered to be haunted by ghosts is situated in Leibertingen, Baden-Württemberg region of Germany.

Windeck Castle

 

Windeck Castle that was constructed in the 12th century for protection of the Lorsch monastery is located near Weinheim in Germany.

 

 

Bavaria (Germany)

Bavarian Forest National Park

 

Created in 1970, Bavarian Forest was the first national park in Germany. It protects vast expanses of virgin forst that are part of a massive Hercynian Forest.

Bayreuth

 

Bayreuth is a large municipality in the North part of Bavaria region of Germany. This medieval town is most famous for its resident, German composer Richard Wagner.

Berchtesgaden National Park

 

Berchtesgaden is located in picturesque mountains of Bavaria and contains private residence of Adolf Hitler.

Blutenburg Castle

 

Medieval Blutenburg Castle was originally found in 1438- 39 by Albert III, Duke of Bavaria, as a private lodge and a residence for his mistress.

Brennhausen

 

Brennhausen is located in Sulzdorf an der Lederhecke, Bavaria in Germany. The castle was originally found in the 12th century.

Burg Rieneck

 

Medieval citadel that is known as a Rieneck Castle was found in 1151 by Ludwig I, Count of Loon and Rieneck.

Burg Rotenhan

 

Medieval ruins of Burg Rotenhan are untouched remains of military fortifications.

Ettal Abbey

 

Ettal Abbey is located in Ettal, Bavaria region of Germany. It was found on 28 April 1330 by Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV the Bavarian.

Herrenchiemsee Palace

 

Magnificent palace of Herrenchiemsee was constructed in the 19th century by Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Hohenschwangau Castle

 

The castle of Schwanstein was build here by knights in the Middle Ages. It was first mention in the chronicles of the 12th century.

King's House on Schachen

 

King's House on Schachen in Bavaria is a hunting lodge was constructed in 1869- 1872 by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Linderhof Palace

 

Impressive Linderhof Palace was constructed in 1874 by the orders King Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Luisenburg Rock Labyrinth

 

Luisenburg Rock Labyrinth is located near Wunsiedel in the state of Bavaria in Germany.

Fortress Marienberg

 

Fortress Marienberg stands in Würzburg, Bavaria region of Germany. It was found in 1631 by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.

Mespelbrunn Castle

 

Mespelbrunn Castle is located in Mespelbrunn in the state of Bavaria in Germany. The castle was originally found in 1412.

Munich

 

Munich is the largest city in Bavaria region of Germany and also its most beautiful town here.

Neuschwanstein Castle

 

Neuschwanstein castle is probably most recognized castles in the World. It inspired castles of Disney and still is visited by over a million of visitors annually. However despite its authentic look it has nothing to do with the Medieval Age.

Nuremberg Castle

 

Nuremberg Castle is located in Nuremberg in the state of Bavaria in Germany. The castle dates its origin to 1105 then it was constructed.

Nymphenburg Palace

 

Nymphenburg Palace is located in Munich, capital of Bavaria. It was constructed in 1664 by Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria.

Schloss Johannisburg

 

Schloss Johannisburg is located in Aschaffenburg of Bavaria region of Germany. Its construction began in 1605- 1614 by architect George Ridinger.

Plassenburg

 

Plassenburg Castle stands overlooking a town of Kulmbach in Bavaria region of Germany. The citadel was constructed in 1135.

     

 

Brandenburg (Germany)

Beelitz Military Hospital

Beelitz Heilstätten Military Hospital is abandoned former hospital that once treated Adolf Hitler. Later it was converted to a Soviet Army hospital.

Elbtalaue

 

Elbtalaue is a picturesque area around Elbe River. Gentle rolling hills and beautiful forests define the Elbe Valley in this part of Germany

Lower Oder Valley National Park

 

Lower Oder Valley National Park is located in Brandenburg region of Germany. This nature reserve covers an area of 105 sq km.

 

 

Hamburg (Germany)

Hamburg Wadden National Park

 

Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park is nature reserve in North Germany located on a shore of the Baltic Sea.

     

 

Hesse (Germany)

Arolsen Castle

 

Arolsen Castle that was constructed as a residence for Waldeck and Pyrmont family is holding one of the largest libraries of books and manuscripts.

Auerbach Castle

 

Auerbach Castle is a medieval citadel located in the Southern Hesse region in Germany.

Burg Ludwigstein

 

Burg Ludwigstein stands in Witzenhausen, Hesse region in Germany. The citadel was constructed in 1415 by Ludwig I of Hesse.

Kellerwald-Edersee National Park

 

Kellerwald-Edersee National Park is one of the most beatiful wildernesse of Germany with a diverse flora and fauna.

Löwenburg Castle

 

Fairly tale Lowenburg Castle is built on the ruins of the medieval fortifications.

Saalburg

 

Saalburg is an archeological site of a Roman fortress that was constructed here in 90 AD.

   

 

Lower Saxony (Germany)

Harz National Park

 

Harz National Park is located in the Lower Saxony region in Germany. This nature reserve covers an area of 247 sq km.

Lower Saxon Wadden National Park

 

Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park is a nature preserve protecting sea beaches and its wild life.

   

 

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany)

Jasmund National Park

 

Jasmund National Park is a protected region of the white cliffs on the sea shore of Germany.

Müritz National Park

 

Müritz National Park is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region of Germany. Nature reserve covers an area of 318 sq km (123 sq mi).

Schwerin Castle

 

Magnificent Schwerin Castle is one of the largest and beautiful castle in Germany.

Western Pomerania Lagoon Park

 

Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region of Germany. This natural park covers an area of 805 sq km.

 

North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)

Eifel National Park

 

Eifel National Park is located in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. The nature reserve covers an area of 10,700 ha.

     

 

Rhineland- Palatinate (Germany)

Burg Eltz

 

Burg Eltz is a medieval castle that takes a high ground overlooking Moselle River valley near Wierschem.

Freusburg

 

Freusburg Castle is a medieval citadel in Freusburg Siedlung, Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany. It was constructed in 10th century.

Rhine Valley

 

Magnificent Rhein Valley combines natural beauty of the region with interesting historic heritage.

Trier

Ancient city of Trier in Germany contains some of the most impressive and well preserved ancient Roman sites.

 

 

Saarland (Germany)

Roman Villa Borg

 

Roman Villa Borg is a reconstruction of an ancient Roman villa that once stood here near modern Perl, Saarland in Germany.

     

 

Saxony (Germany)

Blankenhain Castle

 

Blankenhain Castle or Schloss Blankenhain is a medieval residence that stands in the town of Blankenhain, Saxony.

Festung Königstein

 

Festung Königstein is a medieval citadel located on the hill overlooking River Elbe valley below near Dresden, Saxony.

Gnandstein Castle

Gnandstein Castle is a medieval citadel situated in Saxony region in Germany. It was constructed in the 12th century.

Leipzig

 

Information guide for traveling to historic city of Leipzig.

Moritzburg

 

Historic stronghold Moritzburg was constructed in 1542- 46 by Maurice, Elector of Saxony.

Osterstein Castle

 

Osterstein Castle stands in Zwickau in Germany. The first castle on this place was constructed in the 13th century.

Saxon Switzerland National Park

 

Saxon Switzerland National Park is a nature preserve in Saxony region of Germany. It covers an area of 93.5 km2.

 

 

Saxony-Anhalt (Germany)

Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm

 

Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm is a charming English- style landscaped garden in Saxony-Anhalt region.

Giebichenstein Castle

 

Giebichenstein Castle is a medieval castle in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt region of Germany. It was constructed in the 10th century.

Huysburg

 

Huysburg Monastery is a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery in Halberstadt, Saxony-Anhalt. Its foundation date back to 1080.

Rudelsburg

 

Rudelsburg Castle is a well preserved medieval citadel in Bad Kösen, Saxony- Anhalt. Its construction date back to 11th century.

Stecklenburg

 

Ruins of medieval Stecklenburg Castle are located near Stecklenberg, Saxony- Anhalt. It was constructed in 12th century.

Wernigerode Castle

 

Wernigerode Castle or Schloss Wernigerode is a medieval castle situated in Wernigerode. Construction of the military citadel began in 1213.

   

 

Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)

Eutin Castle

 

Historic Eutin Castle was constructed in 1776 by Frederick Augustus I of Saxony.

Glücksburg Castle

 

Glücksburg Castle is situated in Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein region of Germany. It was constructed in 1582- 87 under supervision of Nikolaus Karies and by the orders of Duke Johann.

Plön Castle

 

Plön Castle or Plöner Schloss is situated in the town of Plön, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. It was constructed in 17th century.

Schleswig-Holstein Wadden

 

Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is a protected area in the region of Schleswig-Holstein in the Northern Germany.

 

Thuringia (Germany)

Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Buchenwald Concentration Camp is famous for being one of the worst killing factory that was massacred enemies of the Third Reich.

Eisenach- Wartburg Castle

 

Eisenach - Wartburg Castle was found in 1067 by Ludwig the Jumper. The legends goes that than he saw the castle he exclaimed: 'Warte, berg - du sollst mir eine Burg werden!' ('Wait, mountain- you shall become a castle for me!').

Hanstein Castle

 

Hanstein Castle is a medieval citadel in Bornhagen, Thuringia in Germany. It was constructed in the 11th century.

Schloss Elisabethenburg

 

Schloss Elisabethenburg is situated in Meiningen, Thuringia region of Germany. It was constructed in 1682- 92 as a government seat of the duchy of Saxe- Meiningen.

Hainich National Park

 

Hainich National Park is a nature reserve in Thuringia region of Germany. It covers an area of 16,000 ha.

Schloss Reinhardsbrunn

 

Schloss Reinhardsbrunn despite its medieval look it was actually constructed in 1827 by Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

   

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