The most beautiful destinations in Germany
The ocean or the mountains? Germans enjoy both.
Luckily, the pleasures of our numerous vacation and travel regions can also be enjoyed on the ground. In a representative online study, Germans were asked to name their favorite travel destinations in their own county over the last few years. The Baltic Sea landed in first place, followed by Bavaria, the North Sea, Hamburg and Lake Constance.
Benefit from other people's experience
When you enjoy something, you are happy to recommend it. Online portals that allow people to rate places they have visited are good sources of information because they provide access to other people's experience. However, you should generally approach these kinds of reviews with equanimity and a fair amount of scepticism. Not every assessment holds up and it is a good idea to uses several sources to get a balanced picture.
Qype is one of the largest cross-industry portals. The topic of travel can be found under the Arts & Entertainment heading:
Ciao provides reviews for travel in Germany:
Holidaycheck gives vacationers a chance to rate hotels and other places to stay:
Find travel destinations
Homepage of the German National Tourist Board (Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus e.V. (DZT)):
Travel destinations in Germany, presented by the Federal Foreign Office:
Regional search engine for hiking trails, tips and much more from the Verband Deutscher Gebirgs- und Wandervereine e.V. (Association of German Mountain and Hiking Clubs):
Up-to-date schedule for markets and festivals in German cities:
Travel tips and Länder-tickets (regional tickets) from Deutsche Bahn – Discounts and special offers for regional travel by train:
Car pooling – ride share central for older people: