Located in the heart of Europe, Germany in summer is a real treat for holidaymakers. It boasts stunning countryside, fascinating cities, and a rich history to explore. Summer in Germany includes warm temperatures, colourful open-air festivals, and long sunny days giving travellers a plethora of outdoor activities to engage in during a holiday.
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The Top 5 Destinations For A Summer Holiday In Germany
Germany has plenty of destinations to explore during the summer: southern Germany hosts the Bavarian Alps and charming medieval towns; northern Germany hosts pristine beaches and old port towns rich in history. A summer holiday in Germany has something for everyone, so we have picked top destinations to visit.
Explore the cobblestoned old town of Konstanz which features stunning architecture. Soak up the history and culture at the Rosengarten and Hus-Haus museums. Nature lovers will adore Mainau, the Flower Island, which is home to a million species of plants and flowers. Enjoy a stroll in the Mainau Castle and picnic in the butterfly garden and playgrounds. Water activities at Lake Constance include boat riding, canoeing, and paddling.
2. Rugen Island
The island stretches over 30 miles of land, and it is an incredible destination for outdoor and nature lovers. Jasmund National Park is the highlight of the island and hosts white chalk cliffs perfect for fossil hunting. Collect amber stones along the rocky shores in Sassnitz which can be handmade into beautiful jewellery and handicrafts. Cape Arkona is famous for fishing and delicious fresh fish sandwiches.
The city hosts the famous Konigsallee, the most elegant shopping street in Germany. The avenue stretches from Graf-Adolf-Platz to the spectacular Triton Fountain with a tree-lined stretch of water, and an eclectic collection of art galleries, exclusive boutiques and shopping arcades. Cycle or stroll along the Rhine Embankment Promenade which offers a view of the city's riverside. The Museum of Art showcases sculptures, photos and drawings from as early as the 3rd century BC!
4. The Romantic Rhine
Take up a cruise along the Rhine River which lies between Bingen and Koblenz to explore the glorious landscape. Soak up Germany's history at Speyer Cathedral and Burg Eltz Castle. Enjoy wine tasting in the vineyards along the steep slopes of the Saar, Rhine and Moselle rivers.
Englischer Garten is a must-see attraction for travellers wanting to explore Munich's beautiful landscape. Explore the park on a paddleboat or a horse-drawn carriage. Enjoy a day out around the Starnberg Lake and enjoy fantastic views of the Bavarian Alps and Zugspitze. On sunny summer days, water sports are common around the lake. Adventure-seekers can take guided tours across the roof of Munich's Olympic Stadium.