Cologne

Germany is a beautiful country with fairy-tale castles, scenic roads, beautiful forests, and picture-perfect lakes. 62 countries have established a visa-free regime with the European Union, and the nationals from the other countries need a Schengen visa to visit Germany. Fill in the application form meticulously and submit it with necessary documents, fees, and photographs. Soon you will receive your Germany Visa and be ready to take off on a wonderful visit to some of the most beautiful places in Germany. Do not miss visiting the following places that are amongst the most beautiful in the world.

Berlin:

berlinGermany’s capital city is also its largest and has a mix of new and classic architecture and many historic landmarks. Known as a cultural city, Berlin has some of the most beautiful churches, museums, and palaces. Do visit the Brandenburg Gate, the Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Charlottenburg Palace, and the French Cathedral amongst other attractions.

 Cologne:

Cologne

Cologne is situated on the River Rhine and is the country’s most important cultural center. Here you find the most impressive cathedrals, bridges, historical buildings, and monuments. Cologne Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. You must explore the historic old town Cologne, which famous for the traditional old houses. Walk on the Hohenzollern Bridge to see the love padlocks on the railings. Admire the magnificent staircase hall of the palace Schloss Augustusburg and Cologne’s most unusual church – the St. Gereon’s Basilica.

 The Romantic Road:

The Romantic Road

Travel along the 350 km Romantic Road, between Würzburg and Füssen, and enjoy one of the most authentic experiences that Germany has to offer.  You will see some of the loveliest and most historically significant places in the country. Visit the fabulous Neuschwanstein Castle with a white limestone façade and deep blue turrets. Then head to the town, Rothenburg ob der Tauber along this road. This beautiful town is a well-preserved medieval town encircled by a town wall.



 Dresden:

Dresden

This capital city of Saxony has the nickname of “Florence on the Elbe”  and has much of the city’s past architectural and cultural glory restored after it underwent massive firebombing during the second world war. Visit the Zwinger complex that has several museums. Dresden’s Church of Our Lady has been restored and is magnificent. Some other places of interest are the Semper Opera House, the Bruhl Terrace, and the Dresden Elbe Valley.

Regensburg:

regensburg

This is one of the most picturesque towns and one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. Visit the stone bridge, an engineering marvel, on the Danube. The Regensberg Cathedral is dedicated to St. Peter and is built as a Gothic structure. While visiting the old city Altstadt, you can still see parts of Roman walls and buildings.



 The Moselle Valley:

The Moselle Valley

The Moselle valley is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany. You will find lush vineyards, fairy tale villages, half-timbered houses, and hills crowned with ancient castles. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and the Cochem Castle and admire the beauty of this picture book castle. Also, visit Germany’s oldest town, Trier.

 Sanssouci Castle:

 Sanssouci Castle

The Sanssouci Castle was the summer palace of Frederick the Great and is likened to the Versailles in France. Though small, it has amazing palace grounds with fruit trees, follies, and temples. You will find the Great Fountain in front of the lovely terraced gardens. As you walk around admiring all this you will find exquisite marble sculptures of Greek Gods.

 The Rhine Valley:

rhine-valley

During medieval times, this was one of the most important trading areas in Europe. There are more castles here than any other river. Visit the Loreley Rock, the subject of well-known poems and songs. The Rhine Gorge, with spectacular scenery, has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Gorlitz:

gorlitz

Gorlitz is a small town in eastern Germany near the Polish border. Called the most beautiful city in Germany, it has 4000 listed buildings and the major architectural highlights of the last few centuries are found here. Some iconic Hollywood films have been shot here. The town’s cobbled streets and squares add to the charm of this town. Do visit the cultural history museum which houses the unique and beautiful Upper Lusatian Library of Sciences.

Lake Königssee:

konigssee

This is a natural lake in Bavaria, near the Austrian border, and is Germany’s cleanest and deepest lake. It is called Germany’s most beautiful Alpine lake. You can travel on its crystal clear waters by electric-powered passenger ships, rowing, and pedal boats. You can explore the beautiful landscape around the lake – Germany’s only Alpine National Park, which is home to chamois, ibex, red deer, roe deer, foxes, and various birds.

You will feel you need more time to soak in the beautiful sights of this country that has experienced extensive damage during the second world war. But the restoration work has turned the damaged areas and buildings into unique, beautiful places that take your breath away. Enjoy your trip to Germany.

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