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Active vacation in Germany - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Those who are fond of active recreation and nightlife, will have unlimited opportunities in Germany. It is noteworthy that this country is one of the safest in the world, which makes the trip even more attractive. The main area of ​​active tourism is cycling and walking. The country has more than 200 routes for cyclists of different levels of complexity. You can make a circle around Berlin, visit the lakes of Bavaria, the Weser and Verra valley, the forests of Thuringia, the wine regions of Franconia, the Rhine Valley, the Romantic road, and the road full of castles. During the trip, you can enjoy magnificent views and visit a variety of monuments of history and architecture.
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Hiking is no less popular in Germany. There are more than 150 parks and reserves in the country. Tourists can choose any of the huge number of hiking trails and go on a tour to admire the picturesque landscape. Experienced travelers go to the mountains, the Alps. No less exciting is the trek through the Turin Forest, Franconia, and the Black Forest, which has a mountainous terrain. During the trip, it is very important to observe all the rules of staying in green zone. Germans will not tolerate even unintentional damage to the nature. The routes are equipped with everything necessary for comfortable trip, including parking for overnight, medical assistance, and food.
Don’t forget about water activities and extreme sports. There is a large number of lakes and rivers in Germany. Kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing, and swimming are popular there. Smooth and safe rafting is held in the area of ​​Spreewald in Brandenburg; more extreme activities take place at the Alpine streams in Bavaria. Biathlon, skiing, bobsleigh, and snowboarding are popular winter sports. Winter recreation centers are located in the Northern Limestone Alps, the Bavarian Forest, Harz and the Fichtel Mountains. The infrastructure for winter sports is well-developed, so each traveler can choose a trek that fits his or her physical form. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Fans of the vibrant nightlife should travel to major cities - Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main, and Cologne. These cities have numerous nightclubs. Despite the peculiarities of mentality and emotional stinginess, local people, especially youth, love and know how to have fun. One of the most famous places in the capital is the Weekend Club on the roof. It features the most fancy DJs and modern stars. Another popular place in Berlin is Tresor. That’s the center of the techno culture. In Munich, you should definitely visit the elite nightclub P1, where famous football players, top models, and actors hang out.
Alexanderplatz Dom Fernsehturm Berlin view Germany is one of the most tolerant countries in the world, and therefore there is a fairly large number of gay clubs here. In Berlin alone, there are about 100 clubs, bars, saunas, and even cinemas for sexual minorities. Such facilities have specific bright signs, and therefore it is almost impossible to confuse them with traditional ones. In addition, brothels are legalized in Germany. Most of them are situated in Hamburg. Tourists should be cautious; they shouldn’t attract unnecessary attention, as women of easy virtue don’t like tourists and, especially, girls. Nightlife in this country is quite specific and multifaceted. Any person will be able to find a nice place among a huge variety of bars and clubs.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany
♥   Restaurant 'AH - Das Bistro' Wirsberg. Type - Country. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'ART' Wesel-Flüren. Type - International. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'AUGUST' Augsburg. Type - Creative. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'AURA by Luis Dias' Köln - Rodenkirchen. Type - Classic cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Aalernhüs Grill' Bad Sankt Peter. Type - Grills. On the map   Photos
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Water attractions in Germany
♥   Water park 'SchwabenQuellen' Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Tropical Islands' Briesen, Brandenburg. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in Germany
♥   Amusement park 'Belantis' Leipzig. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Churpfalzpark' Loifling. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Eifelpark' Gondorf. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebnispark Steinau' Steinau an der Straße. On the map   Photos
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National and city parks of Germany
♥   National Park 'Harz' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Hunsrück-Hochwald' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Jasmund' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Kellerwald-Edersee' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Müritz-Nationalpark' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in Germany

Wurzburg Residence

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
The beautiful Würzburg Residence is a landmark of world significance today. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List several years ago. The beautiful palace was built for the Schönborn Family in the 18th century. The best specialists from Germany, France, and Italy took part in its construction and design. The palace is notable for the fact that many unique design elements have been preserved in it. The fresco by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo is considered the most valuable among them.

It covers the huge vault above the stairs. The fresco is the largest and most beautiful in Europe since its creation. Many elements of the palace's decoration were lost forever after the end of World War II. The masters managed to restore most of the unique elements. Fascinating excursions are … Read all

Ottobeuren Abbey

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
Ottobeuren Abbey is of great interest to connoisseurs of ancient architecture. It is located in the Bavarian town of the same name. The history of the foundation of this Benedictine monastery dates back to the 8th century. According to historical data, the Blessed Toto was its founder. The Abbey has experienced more than one period of serious decline over hundreds of years of existence. It was repeatedly rebuilt. The Abbey building itself is also of great historical interest today. But many tourists visit these places for a different purpose. They want to see the magnificent Ottobeuren Basilica.

It was built to mark the millennium since the Abbey was founded in the mid-18th century. The exterior of the church and its interior design is considered true examples of the Rococo style. The … Read all
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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Germany

Berlin
Zoo Aquarium Berlin is open to its guests every day. Here you can explore the beauty and variety of marine flora and fauna. The botanical park called “Gardens of the world” never ceases to strike visitors with its beauty. The park is divided into several themed zones, each of which features plants and flowers brought from various parts of the world. Here you will see Italian and Japanese gardens, as well as an unusual garden maze. Travelers with children will be interested in visiting an … Read more
Munich
Club 2 nightclub is an unusual establishment with a simply unique location in an abandoned tunnel. During several years this place has been reconstructed completely, so nowadays the club’s walls are painted in rich red color, and its hall is decorated with elegant miniature furniture. In this club you will hear music of different directions. Fans of dancing will love this club for its large and colorful dancing area. The corners of the hall are equipped with sofas, from which all visitors of … Read more
Hamburg
Music lovers and fans of dancing until dawn will never get bored in the city as here is opened a huge number of attractive clubs. Jazz fans will be surely fond of Club Cotton. This venue often hosts performances by famous jazz bands and never ceases to delight its guests with an exciting entertainment program. Club Molotow is also one of the best entertainment venues of the city. The club has become a permanent place of rest for rock fans. The club is equipped with a great concert hall, so it … Read more
Cologne
Cinemathec is known as the most prestigious entertainment center of the city. Here you will find a modern cinema, a disco, a bar and a restaurant. We also suggest visiting Cologne Zoo, where you will see animals and birds brought from all over the world. Unhurried hippopotamuses, graceful cheetahs, penguins in the ice pool and friendly seals – it is hard to find such variety of fauna in another German zoo. The zoo is divided into several themed zones, each of which features different types of … Read more
Frankfurt am Main
Gunthersburgpark is more suitable for families with children and sports entertainment; it is also quite impressive. The park is equipped with a picnic area; great fountains are working here in summer. Among picturesque gardens the Garden of Heavenly Freedom is notable; the shady Rothschildpark is ideal for a relaxing stay in a hot day. The Frankfurt Zoo is very popular among vacationers; it occupies a vast area with many beautiful enclosures, pools, waterfalls and sculptures. There are … Read more
Dusseldorf
Travelers who plan to rest in Dusseldorf in summer have an opportunity to make a cruise on the Rhine. Beautiful boats ply along the river starting from early morning till late evening. During such a ride visitors are welcome to enjoy various sights, which are located close to the bank and listen to interesting stories of a guide who will tell about the most important tourist attractions. Fans of shopping will definitely enjoy a huge selection of fashionable clothes and branded watches that … Read more
Dresden
Fans of water sports should spend some time in Caracalla and Friedrichsbad centers. On their territory you will find swimming pools with thermal water, saunas and solariums. These centers have simply all you need for quality rest. Gourmets and the fans of gastronomic tourism should not forget to visit such restaurants as Applaus, Bierbar am Thor, Bierhaus Dampfschiff, Coselpalais and Parkcafe Pillnitz. Each of them not only offers an excellent menu, but also has an interesting cultural program. … Read more
Stuttgart
Schlossgarten Park is suitable for a relaxing stay; there is always very calm and peaceful atmosphere in it. A lot of walking paths are laid in the park; younger guests will love local rides and carousels. Those who enjoy spending time outdoors are sure to include a visit the Zoo Wilhelm in the recreation program; the former is integral with a beautiful botanical garden. Getting acquainted with the local fauna, vacationers can enjoy beautiful exotic plants and flowers. A tour through local … Read more

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