Germany may not have the glitz of some of the other popular, Europe travel destinations. But it’s truly a top rated, location to visit. From River cruises on the Rhine and Maine to Oktoberfest. There is the Berlin Film Festival and Munich, the capital city of Bavaria. Plus, don’t forget about the castles of Mad King Ludwig.
With so much to offer, Germany is a diverse country for travelers. It’s an incredible place to explore. In addition, enjoy the great outdoors. For example, travel back to medieval times and explore the center of many of its modern cities.
Enjoy Baroque Ludwigsburg
From November 26-29, 2020, the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace will be center stage for Thanksgiving celebrations. This American holiday should not be confused with Germany’s harvest festival. That occurs in October. Ludwigsburg Palace is one of the largest Baroque buildings in Europe. Yet it takes the American custom as a suggestion to create delicious treats to match the pumpkin exhibition. These end on December 6, 2020. Here’s a tip. Don’t miss nearby Solitude Palace or the New Castle (Neues Schloss) of Stuttgart.
Discover the Icon Composer #bebeethoven
The fellowship program named #bebeethoven was inspired by the 250th anniversary of birth of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Beethoven is definitely one of the most innovative composers of his time. Enjoy unique and innovative concerts and presentations during the #bebeethoven Festival. Also, it opens a visionary window into the future of art, music, and music creation. In addition, during the month of October – 12 artists of the #bebeethoven fellowship program will present their projects. For example, concert venues include Esslingen (October 6-15, 2020 and Podium Esslingen Festival). Additional events include Bonn (October 16-24, 2020, #bebeethoven concerts and performances).
Discover Potsdam and Sanssouci
Over the course of 300 years, the garrison town of Potsdam has developed into one of Europe’s grandest former ducal towns. Visit its numerous baroque buildings, such as Sanssouci Palace and Park Cecilienhof House. There is Babelsberg Film Park and the Dutch quarter. In addition, the Potsdam Biosphere attracts tourists from all over the world. This area is especially beautiful in the coming weeks. Enjoy gardens, parks and palaces. Even the scenic lakes light up in the glow of fall.
Enjoy Berchtesgaden by Bike
Barnim Nature Park, just outside of Berlin is a natural gem. With its idyllic lakes and untamed rivers and woods. Here, you can find the Konik, a feral horse breed, grazing on open meadows. The ever-changing landscape is criss-crossed by cycle paths, passing by Slavic and German castle ruins. Furthermore, in the North, additional fauna awaits you. There is Rostock’s Zoo on the Baltic Coast and Stralsund’s Ozeaneum Aquarium. The Stralsund’s Ozeaneum Aquarium offers an incredible underwater adventure. For example, another excursion brings you to Usedom. Take in the untouched, natural landscapes.
Experience the Scenic Jewels Along Bavaria’s Great Rivers
The spectacles through Bavaria’s rivers are true hidden gems. First, in Franconia on the Main River, step into the beauty of many charming vineyards. These vineyards harvest exquisite Franconian wines. Then, jump off and travel back to Baroque times in Bamberg. While there, explore the UNESCO designated Old Town. Continue south and find yourself on the historic Danube River in Eastern Bavaria. While touring, marvel at The Danube Gorge’s narrow curved stretch. View the towering and breathtaking cliffs. Further down, see the grand Walhalla dominate like the mighty Pantheon.