Schloss Neuschwanstein

Top 5 Travel Destinations in Germany

Stuck for holiday inspiration this summer? Why not visit Germany! Morley language tutor Katja Miarka recommends the top five travel destinations in Germany.

1. Museumsinsel Berlin

Berlin’s Museumsinsel (Museum Island) is a unique ensemble of five museums, including the Pergamon Museum – situated in the very heart of the city. It showcases magnificent collections of art and cultural artefacts spanning several millennia.

2. Grünes Gewölbe Dresden

The Grünes Gewölbe enjoys world renown as one of the richest treasure chambers in Europe. Founded by Augustus the Strong in 1723, it features a fascinating variety of exhibits from the Baroque to Classicism.

3. Schloss Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, Bavaria

Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. The castle of the “fairy-tale king” Ludwig II was opened in 1886 and impresses the visitor with his idyllic setting high up in the Bavarian Alps.

4. Cologne Cathedral – Kölner Dom

The construction of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and over seven centuries. No other cathedral is so perfectly conceived, so uniformly and uncompromisingly executed in all its parts.

5. Rugen Island – Insel Rügen

Rügen is Germany’s largest island located off the Pomeranian coast in the Baltic Sea. It is a popular tourist destination because of its resort architecture, the diverse landscape and its long, sandy beaches.

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