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Land of Poets and Thinkers

Germany is home to stunning landscapes, including river basins, snow-capped mountains, and wooded hills. Let us know more about the country. TravelJingles in conversation with Romit Theophilus, Director, German National Tourist Office.

Germany is known for its innumerable castles. Tell us about the two must-do things in Germany.

In addition to Germany’s castles, there are two must-do experiences in the country. First, visit the historic city of Berlin to explore its rich history, diverse culture, and iconic landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Wall. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant art scene, visit world-class museums, and enjoy its energetic nightlife. Second, explore the beautiful Bavarian region, with its picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Take a scenic drive along the Romantic Road, indulge in traditional Bavarian cuisine, and visit Munich, known for its Oktoberfest and historical sites, like Nymphenburg Palace.

Destination weddings are trending in today’s era. What are the locations the country offers for destination weddings?

Germany offers a variety of stunning locations for destination weddings. One popular choice is the fairy-tale-like Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, with its breathtaking scenery. The romantic Rhine Valley, with its picturesque vineyards and ancient castles, is also a top pick. Berlin, with its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a unique urban wedding setting. Hamburg’s stunning waterfront and charming cityscape make it another great option. Other noteworthy locations include the Black Forest with its enchanting forests and charming villages, and the beautiful Lake Constance region, known for its idyllic lakeside backdrops.

Tell us about the UNESCO Heritage Sites in Germany.

Whether in the city or countryside, Germany is the place where culture is honoured and preserved and that is exactly what all 51 of its UNESCO World Heritage Sites stand for. Hike through Europe’s largest mountain park, marvel at the world’s more extensive mudflats, experience history dating back up to 7,000 years, all over Germany you can discover countless natural and cultural treasures, whether in the green countryside or in the middle of an urban environment.