Dresden is a town that rarely fails to enthral and entertain. Although it was completely razed in WWII, it’s bounced back bigger and better than ever, with complete reconstructions of its stunning Baroque Frauenkirche and the flamboyant frontages of the Semperoper leading the way. Throw in a buzzy Neustadt area that’s packed with bars and
So, you’re looking to swap a chic and sleek financial hub for the beer-sloshing capital of Bavaria? Excellent. Both of these enthralling cities should be on any Germany bucket list. Thankfully, they are very well connected, so smashing the 190 miles between the towns shouldn’t be hard. Whether you want to jet over to the
You’ll get to explore two of the most immersive capital cities in Europe by making the 220-mile trip from Berlin to Prague. One fizzes with life and grand monuments, ranging from the Neo-Classical Brandenburg Gate to the hipster art installations of Kreuzberg. The other sloshes with frothy Bohemian beer and comes topped by the mighty
Whether you’re a backpacker on a bucket-list-busting Interrail trip or a Dutch business traveler looking to hit the boardrooms of Germany’s economic powerhouse, the jaunt from Amsterdam to Berlin is one that could well be on your radar. The two cities might be in neighbouring countries, but they’re still separated by 360 miles of Lower
Ditch the urban wear, get a-yodelling and pull on those lederhosen, because this guide is all about helping you get from the boho neighborhoods of Berlin to the hearty Bavarian beer halls of Munich. It’ll soon have you dreaming of the snow-capped German Alps and munching on weisswurst, simply by running through all the ways
Once you’ve had your fill of white sausages and Oompah bands and Oktoberfest beers, it’s time to plan your next pitstop in Central Europe. From the Bavarian capital, there’s only one real direction to go in: South. That’s where the great walls of the Alps loom, concealing glimmering lakes and mystical castles. They also hide
Beer halls, historic architecture, gardens, museums, palaces, cafes and nightclubs – in a nutshell this just about sums up all the great things you can see and do in Munich. The capital of Bavaria, Munich is a beautiful city surrounded by forests and flanked by the Bavarian Alps. Come for the world’s best Oktoberfest or just to admire its historic center. Here are our top 10 things to do in Munich.
At once party-mad and uber-chilled, elegant and easy-going, grand and gritty, Berlin is the ultimate city of contrasts. It’s famed for its majestic Reichstag but also for its sleepless techno clubs. It flaunts chic pop-up eateries next to casual bratwurst stalls. You can tour the leafy gardens of the Tiergarten before strutting the boulevards under
Big, boisterous and bold, Hamburg is the largest port city in Germany, and boy does it show! This is a metropolis with plenty of attitude, not to mention history, up its sleeve. Once the epicentre of the powerful Hanseatic League, its trading tendrils swallowed up the whole of the Baltic basin, and then Europe, and
Munich and Prague might be 295km apart and in different countries, but they’re not all that different. Both are mad for beer – the first has the annual Oktoberfest, the second is a mecca for lovers of Czech pilsner. Both boast handsome medieval-era cores with grand churches. Both are among the bucket-list towns of Central
The cultural, political and economic heart of Germany, Berlin pulses with history and to the beat of its infamous nightlife. Filled with architecture both new and old, this busy but leafy green city attracts visitors who are intrigued by its story. Discover its many museums and memorials, walk through its parks and gardens, admire the palaces and check out the club scene. Read on for our top 10 things to do in Berlin to find out more about this popular city.