Active fun in Germany
Germany is a country with a very diverse culture and nature, thus it is ideal for a cultural break or outdoor adventure. Lake Constance, for example, has much to offer in terms of nature, wildlife, culture and sports. It is a perfect escape for both young and old, for romance lovers as well as for adventure lovers. With the Alps in the background, Lake Constance is a beautiful environment of sunshine and emerald green water so water sports are a delight here. The lake also has three small islands, including Mainau, a popular tourist spot famous for its flora. Meanwhile, on Reichenau island you'll find the 8th century Abbey of Reichenau, a UNESCO World Heritage site, ideal for those desirous of experiencing culture on a small island, while in the port town of Lindau on Lindau island you'll encounter plenty of atmosphere, shops and a promenade that's just right for a pleasant walk. However you choose to spend your time in this country, disappointment will surely not be on the menu!
A cultural holiday
A very diverse country, Germany offers plenty of culture to its visitors. Take places like Bamberg in Bavaria for example. Built on seven hills and referred to as the "Franconian Rome", its Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and contains the Altenburg Castle, a 13th century cathedral which houses the tomb of Pope Clement II, and the 14th century town hall which sits amidst the Regnitz River and is accessible by two bridges. Home to 8 breweries, Bamberg is also known for its smoked beer, Rauchbier, which you can try it in the famous Schlenkeria tavern. Great cities like Berlin
, with its 6000 years of human history, and Bremen, famous for its Roland statue, are both ideal destinations for sightseeing. Actually, the entire country has its share of impressive attractions.
Visit Goethe's Frankfurt
Scenic mountains where you can enjoy climbing or mountain biking, lush forests perfect for hiking, and wonderful rivers and lakes, ideal for water sports. These are all features of Germany that make for some really good times here with family or friends. And let's not forget great cities like Frankfurt-am-Main, one of the primary business and cultural centers of Germany. Following in the footsteps of Goethe here, with a visit to his ancestral family home or the Goethe Museum located next door, will be an unique experience. His spirit lives on even in the Frankfurt City Forest, in the form of the Goethe Tower, a 45-meter-high wooden tower offering a beautiful view of the surroundings. It's a popular place for a day trip with the kids as there are a cafe and a playground situated in front of the tower. A few more famous Frankfurt sites include the Jewish Museum; the Senckenberg Natural History Museum, the second largest in Germany; Palm Garden, a beautiful piece of nature in the city; and the Römerberg, the main square with historic town hall dating from Roman times. Just glamorous!