Entertainment and Attractions in Germany


Attractions. No one will argue with the fact that the main thing in Berlin is the sights. The city has experienced many upheavals, which are reflected in its architectural monuments. For example, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the partially preserved Berlin Wall are symbols of the tragic events of World War II and the Cold War. The Reichstag, by the way, today is a museum of modern art. If you want less tragic monuments, then you can stroll through the parks of Berlin, although there are many memorials dedicated to the Second World War here. Also noteworthy are Charlottenburg, the Berlin Opera, Bisdorf and other monuments of architecture and culture. Numerous museums of the city are loved by tourists. And guests with children often go to the city water park and the zoo.

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Beaches. Berlin is not located on the seashore, but it is surrounded on all sides by lakes, and in the summer it is quite possible to get out on them to swim or just take a little refreshment. It is worth highlighting beaches such as Wandlitzsee, Schlachtensee and the Wannsee beach, located right in the city. All swimming places are landscaped, with developed infrastructure and completely safe. Although it cannot be said that tourists go there really often.

Shopping. Berlin does not strike with an abundance of sights, especially in comparison with other European capitals. But there are a lot of places for shopping here – many go on vacation in Germany precisely in order to make purchases in its capital. The most popular outlet is the Kaufhaus des Westens, or KaDeWe for short. Here you can buy anything from handicrafts to branded clothing. Nearby is the “Europe-Center” – an ideal place to buy jewelry. Perfume lovers will love Quartier 206. You can also buy interesting things at numerous flea markets in the city, for example, at the Berliner Antik- und Flohmarkt near Friedrichstrasse. Shopping is best done in January and July, during sales seasons – discounts at this time reach up to 80%.


Attractions. It is worth starting sightseeing in Munich from the heart of the city – Marienplatz Square, around which there are many architectural monuments and cozy pubs. Also, be sure to pay attention to the city’s religious architecture, for example, the Baroque Cathedral of St. Michael. The castles of Munich also occupy a special place among the sights of the city. Right in Munich are Nymphenburg and Blutenburg – the first is very beautiful, and the second is rich in history. And there are a lot of museums in Munich, for example, in the Königsplatz district there are four interesting institutions at once – the Glyptothek, three Pinakotheks and the Crystal Museum. There are also many museums in other parts of the city.

Festivals. It is impossible to talk about Munich without mentioning the festivals taking place here. The New Year is celebrated here on a grand scale, in November the amazing Tolwood cultural festival is held, and in October, millions of tourists from all over the world come to the famous Oktoberfest – the beer festival. So in autumn, Munich becomes a real European center of tourism.

Shopping. Shopping in Munich is not as chic as in Berlin, but not bad either. Many shopping streets radiate from Marienplatz, and many shops are open on the Neuhauser Strasse and Kaufingerstrasse shopping arteries. Goods are of high quality everywhere, but the prices are usually high, so it is better to shop during the Christmas sales or at the end of summer. The most elite boutiques can be found on Theatinestrasse, Maffeistrasse, Maximilianstrasse and Briennerstrasse. Interesting souvenirs and antiques are sold on Ottostrasse. The city’s Christmas market from November to December also deserves attention – at this time, gingerbread, sweets, Christmas tree decorations and handmade toys are sold on the main square of Munich.


Skiing. Garmisch-Partnekirchen is suitable for skiers of all levels – there are wide and gentle slopes, as well as difficult slopes. Athletes have access to 60 kilometers of slopes, of which 21 kilometers are located on the Zugspitze glacier, which hosts skiers almost all year round. Another zone, the Garmisch-classic, is divided into three sections: the highest Alpspitze, the middle Wank and the Eckbauer. Of course, all slopes are served by many modern lifts, the resort has equipment rental and a school, there is an infrastructure for families with children.

Attractions. Garmisch-Partenkirchen has a fairly rich history. On its picturesque streets, you can find houses with ancient frescoes and Gothic buildings. In 1936, the Olympic Games were held here, after which many sights also remained, for example, the famous bobsleigh track and the bobsleigh museum. It is worth seeing the Bavarian castles, located just an hour’s drive from the city. There are also many natural attractions in the vicinity of Garmisch.

Shopping. In Garmisch there are almost half a thousand shops and shops. Here you can buy souvenirs, high-quality German shoes, original jewelry and clothes from world brands. The trade is most active on the Ludwigstrasse and in the pedestrian zone near the park. And on Fridays, local manufacturers arrange fairs in the city. Sell in Garmisch and professional ammunition for skiers, and very high quality. From interesting souvenirs, you can bring gift chocolate or a toy cable car from here.

Timmendorfer Strand

Beaches. There is only one beach in this famous resort, but it stretches for as much as seven kilometers. There is a sports sector, a children’s club, a buoy-free zone and even a separate place for nudists. The beach is open all summer.

Attractions. There are few attractions in Timmendorfer itself. But from here you can go to the nearby city of Lübeck, in which there are many architectural and historical monuments. Also in the vicinity of the resort is the world of the tropics Aqua Tropicana and the bird sanctuary Vogelpark. And next to the tropical world is an interesting Viking museum. The resort also organizes excursions to the limestone caves in Bad Segelberg and boat trips to the island of Fehmarn.

Shopping. There are many shops with branded clothes in the city. For costume jewelry and jewelry, you can look at Tamara Comolli. Panerai has an excellent range of menswear.

Baden Baden

Therapeutic rest. Since ancient times, the hot springs of Baden-Baden have attracted tourists from all over the world. Almost any disease can be treated in their waters. Today, the resort uses water from two dozen sources – it is used for baths and baths, as well as for drinking. The resort has several clinics – the Max Grundig Clinic, the Franz Dengler Clinic, Villa Stephanie and others. There is also a treatment and sanatorium center Haus Magnetberg, where they are engaged not in treatment, but in the prevention of health problems.

Attractions. The history of Baden-Baden is very ancient and rich. Here you can find prehistoric settlements, and the ruins of Roman buildings from the first century AD, and Celtic temples, and knight’s castles. But most of the evidence, of course, remains from the time of the 19th-20th centuries – these include, for example, the Palace of Festivals and the Casino.

Shopping. There are several chain stores in Baden-Baden where you can buy clothes and shoes from most of the world’s brands. Most of them are in the Wagener Fashion House on Langestrasse, a three-story shopping center. Prices are high, of course, but during the sales seasons you can save a lot.

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