Especially popular among Russians Baden-Baden. Gogol, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and other writers rested here. Nikolai Vasilievich wrote to his mother: “I live on the famous waters of Baden-Baden, where I only drove for three days and where I have not been able to escape from for three weeks. Met quite familiar. There are no patients seriously. Everyone comes just to have fun. There are a lot of places for walking around, but I was so lazy that I couldn’t take myself to inspect everything. ”
In addition, in the summer, many Germans, and foreigners too, visit the island of Sylt – a prestigious holiday destination and the most expensive real estate market in Germany. It became a center of attraction for media stars and the German business elite in the early 1960s, helped by the relative proximity of Hamburg, the capital of German journalism. The multimillionaire Gunter Sachs, ex-husband Bridget Bardot and media magnate Axel Springer were frequent guests on the island. In addition to the island of Sylt in the north of Germany, Norderney Island, which belongs to the group of East Frisian islands, is also popular.
The main winter sports areas in Germany are the Northern Limestone Alps, the Ore Mountains, the Harz, the Fichtel Mountains and the Bavarian Forest. First-class infrastructure allows skiing and snowboarding for athletes of all skill levels. In one of the alpine resorts – Garmisch-Partenkirchen – in 1936 the Winter Olympic Games were held. Today it is not only a popular holiday destination, but also a prestigious real estate market. Other popular German ski resorts are Berchtesgaden and Oberstdorf. In most regions, skiing is possible from November to February.
In the Alps you can relax in the summer. Among tourists, Lake Constance enjoys great popularity, located at the junction of the borders of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. On its banks are the German cities of Konstanz, Lindau and Friedrichshafen. Reichenau Island is declared a World Heritage Site.
Germany is one of the most inexpensive Western European countries. In large cities there are many hotels and hostels, and all of them are offered at affordable prices. Renting an apartment is also affordable for everyone.
Vacation prices in Munich are slightly higher than in other cities of the country and are comparable to prices in Amsterdam. However, goods and services in the capital of Bavaria are noticeably cheaper than in London and Paris.
The costs associated with holidays in Germany, Euro
According to Price of Travel
A sightseeing tour of Berlin (3.5 hours) costs about 50 euros, Potsdam (5-6 hours) – 60 euros. You can visit Dresden for about 70 euros. Excursions to Bonn and Düsseldorf cost 35 euros.
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