Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Travel To Germany

Travel To Germany
By Puripong Koomsin

Map of GermanyGermany continues to gain popularity as a tourist destination for holiday goers around the world. Germany's unique culture, friendly people and distinctive destinations are just a few of the distinctions that have made this beautiful country one of the hottest tourist spots since 2000. Each year the number of overnight visitors grows. In fact, Germany attracted over 2.2 million visitors from the United States alone within the first six months of 2006!

Travelling to and from Germany can be a relaxing and pleasant experience in itself. Depending on where you’re is coming from Germany can be reached by boat, air, automobile and train. With all of these options available there is a safe, convenient and affordable option to suit any budget.

Air travel to Germany
Protestant cathedral in BerlinAir travel affords the world traveller speed and convenience. Germany can be reached as an air destination from many major airlines located across the globe. The most accessible German cities by air include Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt. Germany's own airline Lufthansa services over 75 countries, reaching more than 175 cities. No matter what continent the German tourist is, there is almost always a flight headed to Germany nearby.

For the budget minded traveller, there are a variety of no frills air fare packages available. Some of the airlines to consider when flying affordably are Air Berlin, Ryanair, Germanwings and Easyjet. For the most recent and up to date deals on airfares to Germany contact your local favourite airline or travel agent.

Travel to Germany on an ocean liner
Munich SkylineFor the traveller that isn't in as much of hurry or wants to combine their German holiday with another unique and memorable experience, visiting Germany by way of a cruise can be the perfect choice for relaxation and fun. One of the benefits of a cruise to Germany is you get to avoid the hustle and bustle that is normally associated with air travel.

Rates vary substantially with packages but cruise lines typically offer great deals for the traveller that’s on a flexible schedule. In fact, some cruise lines can offer rates that come out to be pennies on the dollar when compared to premium airline rates.

Popular cruise lines that port in Germany are Norwegian Cruise Lines and Sea Cloud cruises.

Visit Germany by train
European transportation is world famous for its efficiency, speed and affordability. So for the budget minded traveller catching a train to Germany is an option that the traveller can't afford not to look into.

But don't discount the amenities available aboard trains. Packages offered by German rail travel can vary from the no frills to extravagant. There is truly something available for everyone.

Trains allow tourists visiting Germany to relax and enjoy the countryside without the added stress that can come with air travel. Meeting new people and sharing the experience is a traditional aspect of holidaying in Europe and travelling by train affords the holiday goer a unique opportunity to mingle with fellow passengers or just to ride in privacy if they wish - something a long flight on a plan can’t offer.

About the Author
Puripong Koomsin is the owner of the Travel Europe Guide. Visit this website for more information on travelling to Germany and other European destinations.

Pictures
Map of Germany
Protestant cathedral in Berlin (Berliner Dom)
Munich skyline

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