The Germany tourist map shows all tourist places and points of interest of Germany. This travel map of Germany will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of Germany in Europe. The Germany tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Germany is the fifth most visited country in Europe, with a total of 369.6 million overnights during 2010. This number includes 56.5 million nights by foreign visitors, the majority of foreign tourists in 2009 coming from the Netherlands, the United States and Switzerland as its shown in Germany tourist map.
The official body for tourism in Germany is the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), represented worldwide by National Tourist Offices in 29 countries. Surveys by the GNTB include perceptions and reasons for holidaying in Germany as you can see in Germany tourist map, which are as follows: culture (75%), outdoors/countryside (59%), cities (59%), cleanliness (47%), security (41%), modernity (36%), good hotels (35%), good gastronomy/cuisine (34%), good accessibility (30%), cosmopolitanism/hospitality (27%), good shopping opportunities (21%), exciting nightlife (17%) and good price/performance ratio (10%) (multiple answers were possible).
The most visited tourist regions in Germany as its shown in Germany tourist map are the East Frisian and North Frisian Islands, the Baltic Sea coasts of Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, the Bavarian and Black Forest, and the Bavarian Alps. The main winter sport regions in Germany are the Northern Limestone Alps and Ore Mountains, Harz, Fichtelgebirge and Bayerischer Wald of the Central Uplands (Mittelgebirge).
The Germany attractions map shows all monuments and sightseeing of Germany. This tourist attractions map of Germany will allow you to easily discover monuments, museums ans places to visit of Germany in Europe. The Germany attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
With an average of over 6 million visitors entering the cathedral per year, Cologne Cathedral is Germany most visited attraction. Second and third places go to the Reichstag building in Berlin and the Hofbräuhaus in Munich. Other much visited architectural landmarks include the Drosselgasse in Rüdesheim (3.0m), the medieval old towns of Rothenburg ob der Tauber (2.5m), Monschau (2.0m) and Bad Münstereifel (2m), the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and the Holsten Gate in Lübeck as its mentioned in Germany attractions map.
Modeled on the Acropolis in Athens and built for King Frederick William II in 1791, the monumental sandstone Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Mitte district was the city first Neoclassical structure and one of the best attractions as you can see in Germany attractions map. Measuring an impressive 26 meters in height - including the Quadriga, the spectacular four-horse chariot carrying the goddess of victory. The towering Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) - the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Mary - is located on the banks of the Rhine and is undoubtedly Cologne most impressive landmark. The beautiful Black Forest with its dark, densely-wooded hills is one of the most visited upland regions in all of Europe.
The quaint old town of Füssen, situated between the Ammergau and Allgäu Alps and a popular alpine resort and winter sports center, is a good base from which to explore nearby Neuschwanstein Castle, one of Europe most famous attraction (and picturesque) royal castles. The magnificent Miniatur Wunderland, the world largest model railway, is an attraction that appeals equally to young and old alike. The Rhine is not only Europe most important waterway as its shown in Germany attractions map, its also the most beautiful. Berlin world-famous Museumsinsel, or Museum Island, lies between the River Spree and the Kupfergraben - a 400-meter-long canal off the river - and includes many of the city oldest and most important museums.