Munich, Germany – the pearl city of Central Europe, the capital of the federal state of Bavaria, located on the Isar River in the south of the country. The city of Munich is one of the most attractive in the region from a tourist point of view, with a rich history and cultural traditions.
For the first time in chronicles, Munich was mentioned in 1158 as Villa Munichen, but already in 1175 it receives urban status and is surrounded by walls. The name of the city comes from the old German word Mönche, meaning monks, since it is believed that the Benedictine monks began Munich. Since then, a lot of events have taken place in the city, among which are those that determined the further course of world history (it was here that the National Socialist Party of Germany was born, for example). Continue reading
Despite the fact that Germany is the main destination tourism market in the world, forms large-scale tourist flows for traveling abroad and has the largest negative balance of tourism, the tourism sector of this country occupies a significant place in GDP (8%), employing about 3 million people. That is why the entire tourism system belongs to the Ministry of Economics, which includes the National Tourism Board, which carries out state regulation of the tourism sector in Germany. In addition, there is the German Tourism Development Center, a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote Germany’s tourism opportunities within the country and beyond.
The priority areas of activity of the German Center for Tourism Development are the following:
– Strengthening the image of Germany as a tourist destination; Continue reading
Tourist accommodation in Germany is very different – from affordable campsites and hostels to luxury five-star hotels of world famous chains. You can rent a hotel room, apartments, and an apartment with a local resident. The level of service is decent: almost everywhere you will find free Wi-Fi and standard amenities. In some cities in Germany, in addition to the cost of an overnight stay, tourist tax must be paid. There are many conceptual hotels in the country – suitable for those who want to get an unusual experience and vivid impressions. You can spend the night in a medieval castle, in a cabin on a boat, in water towers, a lighthouse, a bus and even an igloo. Continue reading