The best places to visit in Germany

See the best places to visit in Germany with free Germany travel guides in PDF format. Download in-depth guides to the best cities to visit in Germany below. These guides save time, effort and money for independent travellers, every day – plus hours of planning and travel time.

Raven Travel Guides Germany - what you get

A rich travel experience in budget comfort. Free, up-to-date information on travel essentials and experiences (see menus above) well as guides to quality travel and culture destinations for mobile devices or print (see below).

How to use Raven Travel Guides Germany PDFs

Key to the guides.pdf

Museums are the top places to visit in Berlin

Berlin is so full of memories, it’s the natural place for museums. Even after the damage done to the city nearly 80 years ago, there’s much to preserve and the number of museums continues to grow. The usual estimate is 170. The Museumsinsel and Kulturforum museums and their extraordinary range of Prussian-German, Classical, art and archaeological heritage are the highlights and among the best places to visit in Germany.

It’s a great year to visit these museums. In 2019, Berlin marks 100 years since a revolution and the start of Germany’s first experiment in democracy, as well as 30 years since the Berlin Wall was breached and German reunification began. Berlin’s rebuilt city palace is also expected to reopen this year – as a museum.

Work going back almost 30 years on the structure and organisation of the 19 state museums of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin continues, meaning some key sites and collections are closed or offered only in limited form while renovations are carried out or new facilities are completed. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin has full details of the city’s principal museums at www.smb.museum/home.html.

A museum island

Only Berlin could name an island — Museumsinsel, actually part of an island — after museums. The grand Museumsinsel museums of art and antiquity are a product of Germany’s pre-eminence in Classical studies late in the 19th century and early 20th century.

The Museumsinsel museums (Bode-Museum, Pergamonmuseum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Neues Museum and Altes Museum) are artworks in themselves, heritage-listed by UNESCO. As well as the visual arts there is an emphasis on art in antiquity. All admit visitors under 18 free and other concessions are available. A day ticket to all the area’s museums (available at any) costs €18/9. To reach Museumsinsel, take S3, 5 or 9 to Hackescher Markt and cross the Friedrichsbrücke Spree bridge at Burgstraße or take the U-Bahn or S-Bahn to Friedrichstraße and cross at Bodestraße. Buses 100 and 200 stop nearby at Lustgarten. The recently built James-Simon-Galerie is being developed as an information and visitor reception pavilion for Museumsinsel as well as an exhibition space.

The Bode-Museum (Tu-W & F-Su 10-18, Th 10-20, €12/6) was renamed for its great founder and curator. Wilhelm von Bode assembled the basis of the exhibition of sculptures, Byzantine art from more than 1500 years, medieval European works including the carving of Tilman Riemenschneider, and the coin cabinet. The 1904 building required ingenious engineering by Ernst von Ihne to be fitted to its site at the north point of the island, reached from Monbijoubrücke.

Classical art is the subject of Altes Museum (Tu-W & F-Su 10-18, Th 10-20, €10/5), matched by its restored and colonnaded Lustgarten facade, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and completed in 1828. Greece and Rome are represented with Etruscan art in the standing antiquities collection.

Most of the rest of the state-owned antiquities are displayed in the Pergamonmuseum complex (F-W 10-18, Th 10-20, combination ticket €19/9.50 for Das Panorama, special exhibitions and the Museum für Islamische Kunst) on Am Kupfergraben. Central are two great artefacts from Aegean Turkey, the Pergamon altar (closed to the public until 2023 by renovations) and the Market Gate of Miletus. Das Panorama, a 360-degree recreation artwork of ancient Pergamon by Yadegar Asisi, puts the altar in its contemporary context (€6/3 as a supplement to Museumsinsel or other passes). In the associated Vorderasiatisches Museum is the extraordinary reconstruction of the Ishtar (or Lion) Gate and processional way from the walls of Babylon and the facade of the throne room of Nebuchadnezzar II. These great works are largely reassembled inside the museum with interpretive exhibits and preserved antiquities, along with a model imagining the Tower of Babel. The connected Museum für Islamische Kunst features the superb and intricate Aleppo Room and the Mshatta facade from Jordan. During renovation and extension work at Pergamonmuseum, longer waiting times are common and museum pass holders cannot jump these queues. Berlin tourism authorities recommend reserving a free timed admission tickets at the museum, or at a VisitBerlin office, earlier in the day travellers want to visit. The full new museum layout is expected to be accessible in 2026.

The collection of the Ägyptisches Museum Berlin, best known for the Nefertiti bust, and its papyrus archive have required several homes in Berlin but are at present in Neues Museum (F-W 10-18, Th 10-20, €12/6 with special exhibitions) on Bodestraße. With it is the Museum Vor- und Frühgeschichte with Heinrich Schliemann’s Troy collection and the golden ceremonial artefact known as the Berlin Gold Hat.

The Alte Nationalgalerie (Tu-W & F-Su 10-18, Th 10-20, €10/5) is a forum for 19th century painting and sculpture, notably the Romantic paintings of Caspar David Friedrich, the works of Adolph von Menzel, including paitings documenting the life of Frederick the Great, and the French Impressionist painters Renoir, Monet and Manet.

Scheduled to open late in 2019 on Museumsinsel is the Humboldt Forum, a building project combining a reconstruction of the former royal palace Berliner Schloß, the new site for the Museum für Asiatische Kunst and Ethnologisches Museum, temporary exhibition spaces and educational spaces. The museums will occupy the second and third floors. The east, south and south-east Asian exhibits go back to 5000BCE, including religious items and the cultures along the Silk Road. The ethnographic collection approaches Asian, African, American and Pacific cultures from the viewpoint of European colonial influences and increasing globalisation.

Kulturforum

The Neue Nationalgalerie of 20th century art, centre of the Kulturforum museums at Potsdamer Straße 50 on the south-east fringe of the Tiergarten, is being refurbished and there is no firm reopening date. Nearby, the Gemäldegalerie (Tu-W & F 10-18, Th 10-20, Sa-Su 11-18, €14/7) at Matthäikirchplatz 4 has works from the 13th to 18th centuries but the highlights are the old masters of Titian, Holbein, Dürer, Rembrandt and Botticelli. The adjacent Kunstgewerbemuseum (Tu-F 10-18, Sa-Su 11-18, €8/4) presents decorative arts including medieval worked gold and silver, majolica (tin-glazed Italian Renaissance pottery) and porcelain. The Kupferstichkabinett (Tu-F 10-18, Sa-Su 11-18, €8/4) at Matthäikirchplatz 8 has an extensive collection of historic drawings and prints, some of which can be viewed by arrangement, and two-hour public tours of exhibitions (€8) must be booked through the SMB website (see above). A Kulturforum combination ticket (€16/8) is available. Take U2, S1, S2 or S25 to Potsdamer Platz and walk 700m west or take buses M48 or M85 to Kulturforum.

Also closed are the Ethnologisches Museum and Museum für Asiatische Kunst at Dahlem in preparation for their move to Humboldt Forum. Various featured items are on temporary display at the Museumsinsel museums (see above). Museum Europäischer Kulturen (Tu-F 10-17, Sa-Su 11-18, €8/4) remains at Arnimallee 25 in Dahlem, exploring and depicting cultural contacts and affinities in Europe. Take U3 to Dahlem-Dorf, or bus M11 or X83 to U-Dahlem-Dorf.

Other museums

The Deutsches Historisches Museum (M-Su 10-18, €8/4 for all collections, visitors under 18 free) in the Zeughaus and adjacent Ausstellungshalle at the east end of Unter den Linden has the standing historical collection plus periodic special exhibitions. It is important also to view the dying warrior sculptures of Andreas Schlüter in the courtyard window arches. Take bus 100 or 200 to Staatsoper or the U-Bahn or S-Bahn to Friedrichstraße.

Newer museums, some privately operated, concentrate on Berlin’s 20th century history and culture and offer an adventure in contrasts with the established state museums.

The Story of Berlin museum at Kurfürstendamm 207, including an attached refuge bunker against atomic attack, was in early 2019 closed for rebuilding. But the Berlin Story Museum (M-Su 10-19, €6/4.50 with audioguide), at Schönebergerstraße 23A with a different bunker, presents the city’s 800-year history alongside a standing exhibition examining the rise of Hitler (€12/6 with audioguide). Take S1, S2 or S25 or buses M29 or M41 to Anhalter Bahnhof. It is expected that Mitte Museum Berlin, the regional museum for central Berlin at Pankstraße 47 in Gesundbrunnen, will be able to reopen by mid-2019 after restoration and reorganisation works.

The popular DDR Museum (Su-F 10-20, Sa 10-22, €9.80/6), facing the river Spree at Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1, is a hands-on experience in a small, busy museum of life in the East German socialist state with exhibits and artefacts from the period down to room settings. At times a little fun is made of the subject and the coverage can seem superficial, but a jail cell interior shows a harder edge.

Stasimuseum Berlin (M-F 10-18, Sa-Su 11-18, €8/6/3) at Ruschestraße 103 exhibits the machinery and environment of the former communist security ministry and its secret police in its former administration building, Haus 1. The three floors show how the ministry was formed and operated until citizens overran it in 1990 to stop most of its secret files being destroyed. Audioguides (€2) are available to background the displays but there are also public guided tours in English (Th-M 15.00). Take U5 to Magdalenenstraße.

The Checkpoint Charlie museum complex Mauermuseum – Museum am Checkpoint Charlie (M-Su 9-22, €14.50/9.50, visitors 7-18 €7.50, children under 6 free) at Friedrichstraße 43 is the story of the Berlin Wall at the site of the chief US sector and border crossing from 1945 to 1961. It shows the stories of escape, division and frustration and occasional triumphs. Take U2 to Stadtmitte or U6 to Kochstraße.

Explaining coercive power is the mission of the free museum known as Topography of Terror (Topographie des Terrors, M-Su 10-20) is near Checkpoint Charlie at Niederkirchnerstraße 8, a site where the SS and state police planned many operations during the Third Reich and which afterwards lay in the Berlin Wall area. It examines the workings of the Nazi terror apparatus and its agencies and, step by step, the unfolding of Nazi state security. The outside area is open until dusk. A documentation centre (M-F 10-17) is included and there are one-hour tours (Su 15.30) in English (sign up at the information desk at least 30 minutes in advance). Take U6 to Kochstraße or S7, S25 or U2 to Potsdamer Platz.

The Jewish Museum Berlin (Jüdisches Museum Berlin, M-Su 10-20, €8/3, families €14, children under 6 free) in and around the Postmodern complex at Lindenstraße 9-14 has a permanent exhibition tracing two millennia of German-Jewish relations as well as special exhibits. Audio guides (€3) are available in English. Take bus 248 to Jüdisches Museum or U6 to Kochstraße.

In a city known as the international centre of espionage, it was natural to establish Deutsches Spionagemuseum (M-Su 10-20, €12/8, families €35) to focus on the work of spies and their Berlin Cold War history. The museum, at Leipziger Platz 9, includes an interactive spy map and details intelligence operations, electronic monitoring, the story of spy swaps on the famous bridge Glienicke Brücke near Potsdam, and what work goes on today, even in foreign embassies. Tours are an additional €8/5 per person.

The Berlin city website offers a sometimes outdated listing of selected museums at www.berlin.de/en/museums but there is a summary with links at the VisitBerlin site www.visitberlin.de. There is also a sample at www.museumsportal-berlin.de. Many other Berlin museums have their own websites.

Museum and tourist pass options

The importance and public accessibility of Berlin museums have been institutionalised and there are several types of access tickets for multiple museums. Berlin, like many cities, offers a card specifically covering museum entry. A three-day Museum Pass Berlin (€29/14.50) covers more than 30 museums, including special exhibitions in key Museumsinsel museums. The list is available at the VisitBerlin website. The days of use must be consecutive, and many museums close Monday, but it is easy to squeeze value out of this deal. Thursday is a good day to exploit a museum pass. Museumsinsel and most Kulturforum museums are open to 20.00 on Thursdays and this is true of many Berlin museums. The Jüdisches Museum Berlin is open to 20.00 daily. For museum buffs prepared to concentrate their visits this way, the pass could be quite valuable given admission costs. Special exhibitions might incur an added charge. A Museumsinsel pass, at €18/9 for a booked day, allows access to all the famous central museums.

The Berlin Welcome Card covers all transport plus discounts up to 50% at attractions and covers children travelling with card-holding adults – up to three aged 6-14 – but the value component could lie in transport only as the main museums admit visitors 18 and under free. Museumsinsel and other key Berlin museums are in this category. The Welcome Card adult Museumsinsel option for inner Berlin includes full adult admission to those museums for 72 hours at €46. Discounts at a range of other museums are included in Welcome Cards for two to six days at costs from €20 to €43. For access to only the SMB museums over a longer period, buy the annual membership card at €25.

The updated 2019 Raven Travel Guide to Berlin pdf will be available on this website next month.

Raven Guides on YouTube - Two minutes in Baroque Dresden

Download your guides here

Culture Encounters

Jewels of the Past

Berlin

Great Cities of Germany

Füssen

Füssen travel guide PDF in 3 pages

The tiny town at the foot of the Alps has its own medieval castle and Baroque monastery as well as being the jumping-off point for visits to the famous Romantic castles nearby.

● How to visit Schloß Neuschwanstein and Schloß Hohenschwangau

● The Wieskirche, a UNESCO-listed Rococo pilgrimage church, is a short ride away

● The town’s own castle, churches and museums

Hyperlink access to essential tourist and accommodation information

Aachen

Aachen travel guide PDF in 5 pages

The Romans developed the hot springs at the site, then 1200 years ago the Frankish king Charlemagne set up his court there and Aachen became the centre of his empire. The 2018 Raven Guide to Aachen is available for free download now.

● A guide to Charlemagne's church, which grew to become the present Aachen cathedral, one of the first world heritage sites

● The Roman and medieval survivals of the city and details of the city tour

● Essential services with hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Eisenach

Eisenach travel guide PDF in 4 pages

The new Raven guide to the Thuringian town, birthplace of Bach and hiding place of Martin Luther early in his revolt against the established church. It is also the site of one of Germany’s great medieval castles, with links to another great German composer, Wagner, and a centre of automobile making.

● Guide to the Wartburg castle

● Guides to the Bach museum of his life and work and museum of car manufacture

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Wittenberg travel guide PDF in 4 pages

More than 500 years after Martin Luther's Reformation, this free guide covers the place where it all began. The town was the cradle of the religious movement that threw off the structures of the Catholic church and shaped new ideas and ways of worship, but also more than a century of bitter conflict that shaped Germany forever.

● Key sites, now world heritage monuments, include Luther's house and the castle

● The church where Luther's revolt began and churches Luther and his associates preached

● Hyperlinks to further tourist information and to websites for city accommodation

Bamberg

Bamberg travel guide PDF in 5 pages

The layout of the UNESCO heritage-listed city centre and a range of Baroque and medieval architecture makes Bamberg one of Germany’s most beautiful cities.

● The Romanesque cathedral, the opulent bishops’ Residenz palace, and its Renaissance predecessor dominate the old town

● The old town hall in the middle of the river Regnitz and the mysterious statue Bamberger Reiter attract millions of travellers

● Summaries of 35 historic sites and museums

● Information on tours, parks, food and the arts

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Trier

Trier travel guide PDF in 7 pages

The Roman Trier was at one time second only to Rome itself. It was home to one of the most powerful Roman emperors, Constantine the Great, and later to Karl Marx. Signs of its past greatness remain for travellers to marvel at. Germany’s oldest city – and one of its oldest cathedrals – remain and are world-heritage listed.

● Read about the ancient Roman city gate Porta Nigra, the Roman bath complexes, a well-preserved amphitheatre and Constantine’s former imperial palace, plus the buildings of the medieval city

● The guide includes more than 30 sites, churches and museums, with essential services, *transport links, transit and tours

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg travel guide PDF in 4 pages

Completely walled with more than 40 towers, the cobbled pedestrian streets of the Romantic Road town perched above the Tauber valley are little changed since the 17th century, with medieval and Renaissance half-timbered houses and stone churches.

● The guide includes 17 sites and museums and an excursion to the Franconian open-air museum at nearby Bad Windsheim

● Essential services, transport links, food tips and tours

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and websites for many of the town’s small accommodation houses

Potsdam

Potsdam travel guide PDF in 8 pages

The Stadtschloß palace was the first Prussian royal residence and more gradually multiplied in the city's extensive parklands. The city’s minorities grew with waves of immigration, leaving the Dutch quarter Holländisches Viertel and the Russian colony Siedlung Alexandrowka and its tiny Orthodox church.

● The delicate Rococo palace Schloß Sanssouci and the palaces and pavilions of Park Sanssouci with brief histories

● Potsdam’s ornate city gates, its Baroque streetscapes and 10 museums

● Essential services, transport links and fares, accommodation, food and tours

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Regensburg

Regensburg travel guide PDF in 6 pages

The streets, archways and buildings of this medieval city, which grew from remains of a Roman legionary camp, remain. The range of ancient monuments and its streetscapes justify Regensburg’s world heritage listing.

● One of Germany’s classic Gothic cathedrals, several medieval churches, rare Gothic tower houses and one of Germany’s oldest stone bridges

Almost 30 sites and museums, including the nearby Walhalla gallery of great Germanic figures of history

● Information on essential services, transport links and urban transit and fares plus listings of travel essentials

● Hyperlink access to accommodation websites and further tourist information

Würzburg

Würzburg travel guide PDF of 7 pages

The prince-bishops who controlled Würzburg for centuries built wealth, power and influence expressed in Baroque by their huge palace, the UNESCO world-heritage Residenz. Their medieval castle still commands the city, reached by a stone bridge.

● Summaries of Würzburg’s grand residences, the medieval cathedral, churches and other sites

Museums and galleries including one of Europe’s prominent Jewish museums

Tours, essential services, transport links, transit services and fares and food tips

● Hyperlink access to accommodation and further tourist information websites

Passau

Passau travel guide PDF in 4 pages

The border city of three rivers includes the Baroque cathedral of St Stephan, with one of the world’s largest organs, the fortress Veste Oberhaus and the well preserved old town.

● Descriptions of 13 sites and museums, including the exhibits of Passau’s Roman past and history of glass manufacture

● Details of essential services, transport links and urban buses including fares, accommodation, food, tours and spectacular views

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Dinkelsbühl

Dinkelsbühl travel guide PDF in 2 pages

This short guide covers a tiny medieval walled town, left unchanged by a royal decree and now a favourite of artists and a small number of travellers.

● Dinkelsbühl’s town walls and many Gothic and Renaissance buildings keep its atmosphere alive

● Small hotels, pensions and restaurants complement the historical scene

● Essential services, tourist and transport information are included with hyperlinks to accommodation

Augsburg

Augsburg travel guide PDF in 6 pages

The wealth and influence of Augsburg’s powerful families brought the Renaissance to Germany at a time when the city was also the site of key events of the Reformation.

● The home of Germany’s onion-domed towers, museums with magnificent works of art, and one of the beautiful Renaissance streets of Germany, the Maximilianstraße

Guides to more than 30 sites, including monuments to Roman settlement

Transport links and fares, food and tours

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Heidelberg

Heidelberg travel guide PDF in 7 pages

The most common description for Heidelberg is Romantic. This comes from its valley location, half-ruined castle and the towered stone bridge crossing the river Neckar.

● Explore Heidelberg’s cobbled streets in search of the essence of the city – Germany’s oldest university, the churches, monuments to its religious struggles, and its restaurants and cafes

● Discover the castle, its history, and thefunicular railway that makes the climb – and vantage points above the city – much easier

● Several budget hotel and private hostels that help make Heidelberg accommodation affordable, plus hyperlink access to other accommodation and tourist information sites

● Guides to 27 sites and museums

Goslar

Goslar travel guide PDF in 5 pages

The medieval town has hundreds of colourful half-timbered houses, Romanesque churches and the Kaiserpfalz, one of Germany’s oldest palaces. Its ancient Rammelsberg mines were the source of its wealth and are partly responsible for the town’s world heritage status.

19 sites and museums including the finest town houses

● A town walk and Rammelsberg tour

● Information on transport links plus listings of travel essentials and hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

● An excursion to the nearby half-timbered Harz town Wernigerode

Lübeck

Lübeck travel guide PDF in 7 pages

Trade made Lübeck the centre of the Baltic and the red-brick Gothic old town its merchant wealth built is now UNESCO world heritage-listed. Its churches, town houses and civic institutions are preserved and restored.

● The commercial and civic culture of the city through guides to 30 sites, museums and galleries

Tours, the best views and food options with other travel essentials

● Information on transport links and transit services including fares

● Hyperlinks to further tourist information and to websites for city accommodation

Berlin

Berlin travel guide PDF in 31 pages

Berlin is used to crisis, novelty and immigrants – so any journey to Berlin is a journey to many Berlins. The city that the Enlightenment and industrial progress created survived years of destruction and division.

● Separate sections for the districts Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Neukölln, Schöneberg-Tempelhof, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Spandau, with local food and accommodation and quick guides to essential services

● Summary of major transport links with Berlin

● How to use urban transit services with fares

● Descriptions of more than 60 historic sites, with guides to walking sections of the Berlin Wall and its memorials

● Summaries of more than 50 museums of history, art and culture, and information on all major performance groups including orchestras, opera and theatre

● Short history of the city and its precincts

● Parks, views, tours and cruises

● Hyperlinks to websites for accommodation houses and further tourist information

Bremen

Bremen travel guide PDF in 6 pages

One of Germany’s oldest cities includes UNESCO world heritage monuments, ornate Renaissance architecture with a regional stamp, the story of world travellers including emigrants to the US and arts precincts with works by some of the most innovative German artists.

● The ancient St Petri cathedral and 11 other sites including the giant Roland figure

17 Bremen museums including art and the remarkable Übersee-Museum, with exhibits of the wonders of the continents touched by Bremen’s worldwide trade interests

Transport links and the city’s complicated transit system explained

● Hyperlink access to websites for accommodation houses and further tourist information

Dresden

Dresden travel guide PDF in 11 pages

Twice over the centuries, Dresden has been an amazing place. The first period was the Baroque magnificence of the 17th and 18th centuries. The second is now, with much of the city’s splendour restored.

Dresden's city palaces with their museums and galleries, highlighted by the two Green Vault museums, are among the most remarkable in Germany

● The exquisite, rebuilt Frauenkirche

● The Saxon ducal and royal summer palaces of Pillnitz and Moritzburg

● In all, 30 museums and galleries of art and culture

● Information on tours, essential services, parks and views, food and performing arts

● Details of excursions to the medieval city of Meissen, centre of European porcelain, and the fortress of Königstein

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Hamburg

Hamburg travel guide PDF in 8 pages

Germany’s mighty port city attracts travellers from all over the world and was the departure point for generations of migrants. ● 25 sites, ships, museums, monuments and churches that reflect Hamburg’s maritime and trading traditions

● The UNESCO world heritage Speicherstadt, centre of Hamburg’s former free port

● Essential services are listed with a choice of tours, including port tours

● Information on transport links and extensive urban transit services including fares

● Listings of essential traveller services

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

● The city’s arts and music scene, including opera

Nuremberg (Nürnberg)

Nuremberg travel guide PDF in 8 pages

Modern Nuremberg has preserved or restored many walled and historic areas. The city’s leading late medieval citizens were some of the best known German personalities. Then came the Nazis.

● Guides to 20 buildings, historic streets and monuments, among them the Kaiserburg, the castle of early imperial German assemblies

● 13 museums, including Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Germany’s leading cultural history museum

● The courts of the post-World War II war crimes trials, now also a museum

Transport links, urban transit, tours and essential services

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Cologne (Köln)

Cologne travel guide PDF in 11 pages

Cologne is Roman, medieval and modern all at once, a city known for piety, carnival and perfume. Travellers can walk the historic centre and the remains of the Roman wall.

Germany’s mightiest cathedral, which took more than 600 years to complete

● Cologne’s Roman and medieval walls and gates picked out for travellers

● 12 precious Romanesque churches with historical background

● In all, 25 sites and 17 museums of art, history and culture including the Römisch-Germanisches Museum and associated archaeological sites

Transport links and urban transit services including fares

Tours, parks, views, food and performing arts

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites

Stuttgart

Stuttgart travel guide PDF in 6 pages

The Baden-Württemberg capital is one of Germany’s beautiful lifestyle cities, surrounded by hills and some of the country’s most beautiful palaces and pleasure pavilions.

● 10 sites including Stuttgart’s castle complexes, Schloß Solitude and the magnificent palaces of Ludwigsburg nearby

● 10 museums and galleries of art

Tours, walks through the city’s extensive parks and views

● Guide to essential services and hyperlinks to tourist information and accommodation house websites and a guide to performance art

Munich (München)

Munich travel guide PDF in 13 pages

Munich was founded by monks and built up by dukes and kings, but became a centre of revolution as well as a home for arts, industry and travellers enjoying the good life.

● Germany’s largest museum, Deutsches Museum, and some of its richest art museums

● The city’s extensive palaces and palace gardens are featured

● Almost 30 museums of history, art and culture

● 30 historic sites in and around the city

● Information on major performance groups including orchestras and opera

Accommodation, food and a guide to essential services including transport links and urban transit services and fares

● A choice of city tours and some of its finest views

● Hyperlink access to further tourist information and accommodation websites