Travel tips for European countries: Germany
About the country
The Federal Republic of Germany is the most influential country in Europe. He witnessed the most controversial events in history, such as Nazism, the Holy Roman Empire, and the construction and demolition of the Berlin Wall. With lots of wonderful castles you have rich art and culture. The German language is German, but foreigners can find many English-speaking places, especially in the usual places of tourism.
Here, the weather is very unpredictable, because it is likely that it rains almost every month, so wear your clothes accordingly. April and May are the spring months, with fruit and flowers blooming. May-September has a very good climate with a sunny sky and offers the best time for trips and excursions. People with a passion for sports, such as swimming, hiking and cycling, can spend these months perfectly. In November and initial of March, winter games could be rejoiced at the resorts. The temperature is less than the freezing hub and the days are also short (only 6 to 8 months) in winter.
The locals congratulate each other on their hands and say Guten Tag. To say goodbye, people use Auf Wiedersee. To visit somebody’s home, guests expect to bring many strange and discovered flowers, especially roses. Guests are invited to enjoy a meal or snack. In the table, hosts say Guten Appetit, to which guests have to answer Ebenfalls. Smoking should be avoided better in public places. Local people dress informally, but on certain occasions, such as opera, theater, certain restaurants and social functions, they need a formal dress.
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The best way to shop is to buy greeting cards or city permits that allow the customer to use unlimited buses in many German cities. It also offers a special offer for certain points of interest. For more flexibility, you can rent a car or drive with the driver. 16% VAT is paid along with the rent. In the event of any accident, car insurance must be available in advance. The speed limit in cities is at most 50 km / h and 100 km / h on motorways.
The nine southwestern German stars are Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Heilbronn, Mannheim, Pforzheim Stuttgart and Ulm. They are considered beautiful European cities. Every city plays an important role in German culture. Baden-Baden has some of the best resorts and has the second largest concert and opera hall in Europe. Freiburg is known as the historic city center and is famous for its stones, open streams and old alleys. Heidelberg has world-famous castles and the oldest university in Germany. Karlsruhe has the center of the famous Museum of Arts and Media. Look for entertainment along the Heilbronn Nectar River. Pforzheim is the capital of watches and jewelery. Stuttgart is famous for its theaters and opera. Ulm is the birthplace of Albert Einstein and is the needle of the highest world.
The national airline providing services to Germany is Lufthansa. Bwelin-Tegel Airport is 8 km from the city. There are free shops, banks, post offices, restaurants, conference rooms, car rental and tourist information.
Another busy airport is Frankfurt Airport, 13 km from the city. Buses will reach about 20 minutes. Taxis are available at any time. The interurban rail network at the airport also offers international services to Hungary, Switzerland and Austria. Services provided here are tax free, left luggage, restaurants, banks, conference rooms, post office, car rental and tourist information. There is no departure fee for passengers.
Those wishing to travel by sea can use ferries to Finland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Latvia and Norway.
Eurostar provides rail services to and from Belgium, France and the UK. An order can be made by phone. Inter-Rail presents limitless 2nd-class trains in Twenty Nine (29) European countries. Eurailpass offers unlimited first-class train rides in 17 European countries.
EuroCity and InterCity trains feature a restaurant serving food and drinks.