Germany Tourist Guide
The dramatic scenery of the Rhine, Danube and Elbe Rivers
provides visitors a chance to travel through the country by boat
and experience the rural beauty of the country as well as
introducing the cities in a unique and unforgettable way. 2009 is a
significant year for a visit to Berlin - the tenth anniversary of
the fall of the Berlin Wall. You can see the city from a different
angle by travelling in the luxury of a floating hotel on a river
cruise along the Elbe. A city tour will show you the magnificent
transformation of Berlin into a thriving modern capital city.
The Rhine rises in the mountains of Switzerland and threads its
way through Germany to the North Sea, meandering through
countryside lined with vineyards and dotted with romantic castles
and historic towns and riverside villages. All architectural
styles, from the Gothic and Renaissance to the Baroque, are
represented by significant historical monuments.
The River Danube, which starts its long journey to the Black Sea
after humble beginnings in the Black Forest of south-western
Germany, and travelling along it, is like a journey through
European history. Like almost no other river, the Danube has moved
peoples and cultures. Scenic landscapes, beautiful villages, quaint
castles and a profound sense of history are just a few of the
reasons tourists choose to explore Germany by the Danube.
Over the course of time, beautiful cities grew up along the
River Danube's banks, with sights of impressive cultural diversity.
Situated on the banks of the Danube, Regensburg is one such
destination visited on a river cruise trip and home to two thousand
years of living history. Some of Europe's most important
architectural and cultural monuments, plus fascinating museums and
art collections make this an attractive place to spend some time.
Genuine Bavarian hospitality adds a special note to the vibrant mix
of art and culture.
Wherever you venture in Germany, there is something interesting
to captivate the imagination. As one of the leading tourist
destinations in the world, Germany is a hub for the discerning
traveler in search of something out of the ordinary.
These cultural treasures are embedded in an extremely varied
landscape which has retained a great deal of its original beauty.
Germany's industrious culture mixes the old with the new, the
traditional with the technologically innovative and, in the
process, manages to create a country that is both unique and
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