Germany is one of Europe’s largest countries and is situated between Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia & Poland.
The spiritual heart of the country is the incredible central city of Berlin, which has risen from the ashes of World War 2 and now after being reunited with Eastern Berlin is the capital of a reunified Germany. The world-famous Rhine River flows from Switzerland towards the English Chanel. Along the Rhine’s banks other the other major rivers in Germany, such as Neckar, Main, Moselle, and Ruhr stand hundreds of medieval castles, churches, beautiful villages & towns, and centres of learning and culture, such as Heidelberg. Being the site of one of Europe’s oldest universities being founded in 1386, and Mainz is historically one of Europe’s most important publishing centres. Oh, we forgot to mention the world Famous Beer festival of Oktoberfest which is held annually in Munich every October. These are all the centre of Germany’s amazing tourist economy, which every year brings millions of visitors to the country, drawn by this natural beauty, history, culture, and cuisine (including its renowned wines and world-famous beers).
Germany is an exciting, diverse and constantly surprising country where there is always something new to discover, even for people who have visited many times or lived there for years. From sports and history to language, music, food, culture and technology, there’s so much to do, see and find out about Germany.