You may be thinking why should I visit Germany? Well, it’s flooded with historic buildings, amazing architecture, and fun activities. Need I say more? With the combined rich history and modern cities, it’s truly the best of both worlds. Pay a visit to Germany’s eccentric cities as each offers unique features. Here are three charming cities you should visit when in Germany. Let’s go!
1. Munich in Bavaria
Munich is the capital of the state of Bavaria in Germany. No doubt, this city should be your next stop if you’re looking for a historical yet charming city. This is because Munich does not have any skyscrapers compared to other megacities. Moreover, the city pays great attention to cleanliness. Thus, to prevent people from sticking posters, public bins are covered with sharp bumps.
An interesting fact about Munich is that it’s considered Germany’s beer capital. Also, beer is not regarded as an alcoholic beverage here. Rather, it’s known as food. Furthermore, Munich is a must-visit city for its green parks, castles, and forested surroundings. Besides its great features, this city also offers many fun activities. Let’s have a look at one of these activities.
River Surfing in The Eisbach, Munich
Have you ever heard of surfing in the city centre? Well, this is something you can do in Munich. The Eishbach is a 2-kilometre-long man-made river in Munich. It flows through the Englischer Garden. The Eisbachwelle (Eisbach wave) is the largest and most consistent city centre for river surf.
I know what you’re thinking. How do I surf on a river? Don’t worry, the answer is simple. You face upstream to catch the wave. Next, you have a feeling of moving quite fast without actually moving forward. Of course, the river attracts many surfers and tourists from all over the world. So, make a stop in Munich if you’re looking for a fun activity or want to have a glimpse of river surfing.
2. Berlin in Northeastern Germany
Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany. You should add this to your list of cities to visit for many reasons. For instance, Berlin is one of the cheapest capital cities in Western Europe. So for cheap food, world-class museums, and affordable accommodation, Berlin is the city for you.
Berlin is renowned for its landmarks, vibrant culture, and relaxed surroundings. Moreover, the cutting-edge art scene and nightlife make Berlin a great place for a city break. However, despite the city being busy, rivers, parks, and other green attractions are spread over Berlin. Let’s have a look at one of the green attractions.
Berlin Zoological Garden
Welcome to the Berlin Zoo. This is the oldest surviving and best-known zoo in all of Germany. Delight in healthy treats and nature while walking around close to endangered species. In this regard, Berlin Zoo focuses on endangered animal species and how to protect them for the long term. Furthermore, hop on an exciting tour for a unique experience. Allow the zoo to transport you to all of your favourite animals. Also, take away the stress and wasted time from standing in lines. Easily purchase your tickets to visit the zoo on their website.
3. Cologne in North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne (Köln in German) is the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Due to the overwhelming amount of art museums and Gothic architecture, Cologne is the region’s cultural hub. Additionally, the city is home to the largest Gothic cathedral in Germany. For this reason, Cologne is a unique city and worth visiting.
Along with being an artsy, friendly, and welcoming city, Cologne also caters for your well-being and mental health. This is achieved through providing many fun and relaxing activities. Also, family-friendly wellness activities are popular in Cologne. Let’s check out a location to have fun and relax at in Cologne.
For the perfect combination of adult and children activities, Aqualand is the perfect place to be. Drop your kids for swimming courses or the child-friendly water playground. Thereafter, you can relax and order drinks at the pool bar. Moving on to Sauna World, enjoy a relaxing sauna.
Aqualand allows you to choose between five indoor saunas and five outdoor saunas. As well as a warm lake sauna to float around. Moreover, a cold mountain lake is available to cool your body down. Lastly, take a mindful stroll through the zen garden. A place of rest and meditation for your inner serenity and inspiration.
Furthermore, pay a visit to the spa if waterslides, restaurants, or saunas are not enough. There are a variety of massages, hammam (a soap foam massage) and scrubs. Certainly, there is an activity for everyone’s wellness needs.
To the City Lovers
Travelling to cities has increased over the last few years. Owing to tourists wanting to learn about other cultures and seek unique forms of entertainment. The amazing diversity of culture, wellness activities, and city architecture make Germany’s cities a must-visit.
Are you looking to travel to more cities? Why not consider cities to visit in Brazil for wellness activities? Finally, as the Germans say, In den Städten ist keine Zeit zum Schlafen, there’s no time for sleep in the cities!