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The attractions of Germany: what to see in Germany

Germany is often seen in the collective imagination as an industrialized and modern land, whose ancient cities were destroyed by the events of the Second World War, and where little is left of history and the arts of the past. But Germany is instead a land rich in tourist attractions, traditions, greenery and well-kept and protected nature, and well-preserved ancient historical centers. There are avant-garde museums and cultural centers. Germany is a land where the attentive tourist will discover a wonderful country with cities on a human scale and rich in art and history.

WONDERFUL AND WELL PRESERVED HISTORICAL CENTERS

Germany has many tourist attractions that make its visit pleasant. Among the most valid reasons for a trip to Germany are the many beautiful historic cities with palaces, churches and museums. The best known cities are mainly Berlin and Munich. But Cologne, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Dresden, Lübeck, Mainz and many others are also worth a visit. Among the many aspects that can attract tourists in Germany are the mountain landscapes of the Bavarian Alps, and the enchanting ones of the Rhine Valley with its castles. The most famous of which is that of Rheinstein.

Other reasons to visit Germany are the famous Christmas markets, which take place in practically every German city during the Advent weeks. Other popular events are the beer festivals, the most famous of which is the famous Oktoberfest in Munich.

TOURIST ROADS BETWEEN VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS

Germany has many perfectly preserved small medieval centers of the Middle Ages, just waiting to be discovered. Some are located along the country’s most popular tourist routes such as the Rhine Valley, Romantische Straße (the Romantic Road) or Deutsche Alpenstrasse, the road that crosses the Bavarian Alps. These include Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Miltenberg and Dinkelsbühl in Bavaria, Michelstadt in Hesse.

To confirm the goodness and variety of the tourist and artistic offer of Germany is the list of its sites declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Among them are ancient cathedrals such as those of Cologne, Speyer (Speyer), Hildesheim and Aachen (Aachen). Ancient castles and marvelous mansions such as the Würzburg Residence, the castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl, the palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin, the Wartburg castle. Imposing and suggestive remains of the Roman era as seen in Trier and along the borders of the Roman Empire (Limes). There are entire historic city centers such as those of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck, the historic centers of Stralsund, Wismar, Goslar, Bamberg, Quedlinburg, Weimar, Bremen and Regensburg. The capital Berlin with its parks and museums.

The climate of Germany.

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