|Traveling in Germany
When deciding to take a vacation to a western country, I
recommend Germany. It has various landscapes and very nice small
towns and big cities.
This country is, of course, to big to travel all at one time but
with a trip of about one month, you could see the most
The most frequented port of entry to Germany is the
Main airport. This city is special to the Germans
because its skyline can't be found anywhere else in the country.
It is given the name of Bankfurt because the skyline is made up
is the capital of finance and nearby is the small town
of Heidelberg which is known in most parts of the world. This is
because of the many US soldiers stationed there. This city
provides you with fantastic scenery of the Odenwald Mountains.
Heidelberg has an old castle and a nice city center along the
On the way to the Black Forest you pass through the Karlsruhe
which has a very interesting castle. The castle is interesting
because it is French. The Black Forest is a must see. You can
ride a train through the northern part of the Black Forest up to
the town of Freudenstadt.
After this, the city of Stuttgart is a nice place for a short
stay. Embedded in the mountains of the Black Forest and the
Suevian Alb, it's one of the nicest places to live in Germany;
providing many companys for employment such as; Daimler-Chrysler
Continuing on this tour you can take an Inter City Express train
and two hours later you find yourself in the Bavarian capital of Munich.
This big city seems to be the wealthiest in Germany, so look out for your
It's worth going out of your way to see nearby
Garmisch-Patenkirchen which was the 1936 Olympic Village. There
you will find the Alps and the highest peak in Germany called
Hopping on another fast train you can go to the Frankonian
capital of Nuremberg. This city is known for its old town with
the Kaiser castle and the post WWll Nazi war crime trials.
In eastern Germany you should visit the cities of Leipzig and
Dresden with its old Saxonian heritage. A must see, of course,
is the capital of Germany Berlin with about 4 million
inhabitants. This is the biggest city in Germany and is known
for the wall which can still be seen in some parts.
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