Tourism in Germany

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The South Ural State University The paper work: TOURISM IN GERMANY Written by: Shamanova Nadejda Andreevna Group: S-151 Checked by: Kovaleva Olga Ivanovna Chelyabinsk 2004 Contents TOC \o "1-3" \h \z \u Introduction. PAGEREF _Toc73690398 \h 4 1. Germany.. PAGEREF _Toc73690399 \h 5 2. Getting there.. PAGEREF _Toc73690404 \h 7 3. Accommodation in Germany. PAGEREF _Toc73690407 \h 10 4. Where to go. PAGEREF _Toc73690408 \h 13 4.1.Festivals. PAGEREF _Toc73690409 \h 13 4.2. National Parks. PAGEREF _Toc73690411 \h 15 4.3. Routs in Germany. PAGEREF _Toc73690413 \h 20 5. A Journey to Berlin.. PAGEREF _Toc73690414 \h 24 5.1. Accommodation in Berlin. PAGEREF _Toc73690415 \h 24 5.2. Sightseeing in Berlin. PAGEREF _Toc73690416 \h 28 5.3. Eat, Drink, Nightlife. PAGEREF

_Toc73690417 \h 32 Conclusion. PAGEREF _Toc73690418 \h 34 Literature.. PAGEREF _Toc73690419 \h 35 Sites. PAGEREF _Toc73690420 \h 35 Introduction. Germany is rich by its tourist recourses. Each land has a lot of various places of interest. «Come and be enchanted by the HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS OF GERMANY!» - This is the motto chosen by thirteen historic German cities that have joined together to offer you some truly incomparable travel experiences. They will all fascinate and delight you - Augsburg, Bonn and Bremen; Erfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg and Lübeck; Münster and Potsdam; Regensburg and Rostock; Trier and Würzburg. Each of these many-faceted cities is steeped in history. At every turn you will encounter the great names of the past and enjoy the architectural and

artistic heritage of great eras. Deep in the heart of Europe, Germany has had a seminal impact on Continental history. From the Holy Roman Empire to Otto Von Bismarck's German Reich, Nazism and the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, no other nation has moulded Europe the way Germany has - for better or worse. Here, history really comes to life. And life comes to life too- in every season the calendars are jam-packed with events for every taste: Top quality concert series, art exhibitions, outstanding theatre, major international sporting events, colourful street festivals and traditional Christmas Markets sparkle with lights. This rich, interwoven tapestry of the past and the modern is also the key to the charm and dynamism of the historic highlights. Fairy-tale castles, medieval

towns, boisterous beer halls, breathtaking landscapes and a cutting-edge arts scene - the land of Beethoven and Bratwurst delights, excites and inspires. 1. Germany Environment The lowlands in the north of Germany stretch from the Netherlands to Poland, skimming southern Denmark where it bridges the North and Baltic seas. The industrialised central belt cinches Belgium and Luxembourg to the Czech Republic's western prong. The Rhine and Main Rivers, long crucial for inland shipping, power through the troughs and gorges which cut through the Central Uplands. To the south, the Danube River drains the Bavarian highlands from the Black Forest, near the French and Swiss borders, to Munich. The southern reaches of the Bavarian Alps give way to Austria. Germany is not prey to dramatic

climatic extremes, although there are regional differences. The most reliably good weather is from May to October, with high summer a good bet for shorts and T-shirt, even in the north. Autumn is a good time to visit Germany. As the tourist scrum disperses and the forests turn golden, it's not too stifling to be active but still thirsty enough to end the day with a few well-deserved steins. Winter is wet, especially in the south, with snow rarely settling for long except in the high country. Facts for the Traveler Visas: EU citizens can enter on an official identity card. Americans, Australians, Canadians, New Zealanders and Japanese just need a valid passport (no visa). Unless you're a citizen of a developing country, you can probably stay up to three months. Time Zone: GMT/UTC