Bucket list: Germany edition

Bucket list: Germany edition

by Elizabeth Jones
Stripes Europe

Beautiful Germany is filled with countless experiences to be had. From storybook castles and fairytale towns, it’s easy to see why millions of tourists from all over the world travel to Deutschland each year. Follow these must-sees and -dos when traversing Germany for a bucket list unlike any other!

  1. Take part in the original Oktoberfest in Munich dressed in a “dirndl” or “lederhosen”.
  2. Explore the beautiful Black Forest.
  3. Live a real-life fairytale by visiting the Neuschwanstein Castle.
  4. Make time for other noteworthy castles such as Burg Eltz, Hohenzollern Castle, Lichtenstein Castle, and Cochem Castle. 
  5. Spend a weekend in the adorable town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
  6. Head to Berlin to see the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, and Berlin Cathedral.
  7. Purchase a cuckoo clock or beer stein for the perfect souvenir.
  8. Admire the architecture of Cologne’s magnificent cathedral.
  9. Experience the magic of Germany’s Christmas markets during the holiday season.
  10. Indulge in all the bratwurst and schnitzel your stomach can handle.
  11. Take river cruises down the Rhine River and Mosel River.

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