There are many places to see in Germany that are essential and that deserves to be included in a route through this great country. In addition to these, there are incredible cities to visit in Germany such as Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Bremen or Hamburg, which you can dedicate from a weekend to 4 or 5 days to have the first contact with them. And if you want to enjoy great landscapes and fairytale castles, one of the most recommended options is to rent a car and explore areas such as the Black Forest, the Romantic Road of Bavaria.
So thus, binding up all, below are some of the most explored best places to visit in Germany:
Following is the list of must-visit places in Germany
1. Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle is located in the beautiful area of Bavaria, one of the most beautiful places to see in Germany. This castle is considered one of the most impressive castles in the world and was built by the order of King Louis II, nicknamed the Mad King.
Also, as a curiosity, the Neuschwanstein Castle was used by Walt Disney as a reference to design the Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The best views of the castle are obtained from the Maria Bridge (Marienbrücke), from where you can enjoy the castle with incredible background landscapes.
Berlin is the capital of Germany, in addition to a city with character, completely rebuilt after World War II. On our trip to Berlin in 4 days we traveled many of its great avenues, we visited museums and large buildings, but above all, we enjoyed the great atmosphere of this multicultural city.
There are many places to visit in Berlin but we recommend some that you cannot miss such as seeing the Brandenburg Gate day and night, walking along Unter den Linden avenue, shopping on Kurfürstendamm avenue, visiting the Pergamon Museum and the New Museum, tour the Berlin Wall, enter the Berlin Cathedral, see the atmosphere of the Alexanderplatz, or eat the best currywurst with a large beer mug in one of its restaurants or food stalls.
3. The Black Forest
An infinite forest and very dense vegetation made the Romans nicknamed this area of southern Germany, the Black Forest. This region of immense forests, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, houses and wooden farms is one of the most essential places to see in Germany. The highlight of the Black Forest, along with its landscapes, is the fairytale villages that you can find as Gengenbach, Sasbachwalden, Seebach, Durbach or Triberg, with their famous waterfalls.
Nor can you miss visiting cities like Freiburg or Baden Baden, and of course, try their delicious Black Forest cake and take with you, one of their typical cuckoo clocks.
There are many things to see and do in Munich, the capital of Bavaria and one of the great cities of Germany. The city has a beautiful historical center in which the amazing Marienplatz and it’s New Town Hall stand out, where you can not miss the Frauenkirche church.
Another of the great attractions of the city are its parks, such as the Hofgarten Renaissance garden or the English Garden, where you can practice surfing and they are also perfect for relaxing.
And of course, before you leave Munich, don’t forget to have a big beer mug at the historic Hofbräuhaus or to watch a Bayern game at the Allianz Arena, if you are football fans.
Bremen is one of the most beautiful cities and one of the most essential places to see in Germany. On our trip to Bremen and Hamburg in 4 days, we enjoy its old town in which the Market Square stands out.
The city of Bremen is also famous for the story of the Grim brothers «The musicians of Bremen», near the Town Hall you can see a funny statue with a dog, a cat, a donkey, and a rooster. Another of the places that you can see in the city is St. Peter’s Cathedral, Böttcherstraße, the Schnoor district or its beautiful windmill.