Things to do in Germany: Activities, Tours, and Day Trips
While Oktoberfest might be the most famous of Germany's festivals and activities, there's more to see than just the bottom of your glass in this dynamic and modern European nation. With a long history and plenty of beautiful natural areas, there's something for everyone in this economic powerhouse of central Europe.
First and foremost, the history of Germany has left plenty of sights and activities for visitors to see. From the exciting attractions in Berlin to Gothic and Romanesque cathedrals all over western Germany, the religious and cultural art and architecture of the nation is bursting at the seams. And of course you can't miss the stunning castles, many of which are perched on high mountains with amazing views of the surrounding countryside.
The Black Forest is just one more of Germany's sights for outdoor lovers. But there's plenty more, too. With various rivers flowing through the country, a plethora of national parks and scenic waterways offer hiking, biking, trekking, and boating opportunities for all. And if you don't want to go camping? No problem, many of Germany's hiking adventures can lead to you small villages and towns along the way where you can stay in guesthouses or bed and breakfasts.
There's so much to see and do in this dynamic and diverse country, so let's get started!