Travel to Germany

Indulge in the smorgasbord of attraction and intricacy that Germany has on offer, from rugged rivers and iconic eats to coastal scenery and festivities. This country is filled with cultural delights and breathtaking spectacles.

Key facts

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 82.4 million
  • National dish: Sauerbraten
  • Bottle of beer: 3 EUR
  • Offical language: German
  • Hello: Guten Tag
  • Capital city: Berlin
  • Minimum wage: 8 EUR/hour
  • Annual temperatures: -2°C - 22°C


Germans are commended for their hardworking and punctual natures, as well as their amazing work ethic and organisational skills. The reports are true, locals love their beer and they have been confirmed as the second-largest beer consumers in Europe. Literature, music and arts are very popular in society.

Best time to visit

Many enjoy travelling to Germany during March - May (spring), as the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. Flowers are usually blooming around this time and the countryside is a very pretty place to visit. September - November (autumn) calls for thriving foliage and a pleasant climate. Oktoberfest, the world’s most famous beer festival, falls during this period and is a must-do for travellers wanting to get amongst popular festivities. December - February (winter) indicates enchanting Christmas markets and prime snowshoeing and skiing in the Alps.

Best places to visit


Dubbed as one of the most interesting cities in the world, Berlin is a trendy combination of design, fashion, music and arts. You’ll feel at ease amongst the laid-back lifestyle that values personal freedom and expression over status.

Found far north and home to one of the largest harbours in the continent, Hamburg is a city that covers all bases. From its futuristic and modern experiences to the infamous nightlife and range of green expanses and spacious parks, you’ll be chuffed with choice.