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Nuremberg Old Town By Foot

By Viator, February 2015

Nuremberg?s walled Old Town (Altstadt) straddles the River Pegnitz and comprises an enticing district of narrow, cobblestoned alleyways lined with distinctive half-timbered houses. It is best ...  Read more

Experiencing Nuremberg's Chriskindlesmarkt

By Viator, February 2015

From the end of November through to Christmas Eve on December 24, Nuremberg is awash with festive spirit. The city?s famous Chriskindlesmarkt (Christmas Market) fans out from the Hauptmarkt (Market ...  Read more

Nazi History in Nuremberg

By Viator, February 2015

Nuremberg had already existed for more than a millennia, as a powerbase of the Holy Roman Emperors and subsequently as the focus of artistic flowering during the Northern Renaissance, when infamy ...  Read more

3 Days in Nuremberg: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

Day 1: Imperial Nuremberg Explore the medieval alleyways and Gothic architecture of Nuremberg?s charming Altstadt (Old Town); start the morning with a meander through the historical exhibitions ...  Read more

3 Days in Hamburg: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 29 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Hamburg, Germany's second largest and most notorious city, is known for its magnificent harbor and for the Reeperbahn in St Pauli (the biggest red light district in the world and where the Beatles ...  Read more

Beer and Food in Munich

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 262 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the host for the world?s largest beer festival, Oktoberfest, Munich has long been a Mecca for beer lovers, and you can?t visit the Bavarian capital without stopping at one of its legendary beer ...  Read more

World War II Sites in Germany

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 683 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Despite its successful post-war reinvention, Germany?s part in World War II history will forever haunt its people. The country has made the brave choice to preserve its harrowing past rather than ...  Read more

3 Days in Munich: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 283 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s more to Munich than Oktoberfest ? whether it?s beer halls, history, arts, or sport, Germany's second largest city has plenty to keep visitors occupied. It's located within some of the ...  Read more

Historic Tours in Munich

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 85 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From its roots as a medieval salt-trading center, through the rule of the mid-19th century 'Mad King' King Ludwig II, to the devastation of the World Wars, Munich has a long and colorful history and ...  Read more

3 Days in Cologne: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Roman walls, medieval churches and the curving arcs of the railway bridge ? more than two millennia of history and architecture come together in Cologne. The twin spires of the cathedral dominate the ...  Read more

3 Days in Frankfurt: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 503 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

On first glance, the city of Frankfurt, formally known as Frankfurt am Main, appears to be merely a transit hub and center for international commerce. And given that its prominence in the ...  Read more

Bike Tours in Munich

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With the enormous Englischer Garten, one of the world?s largest urban parks, dominating the city?s northwest and an idyllic promenade running along the banks of the Isar River, Munich is an ideal ...  Read more

3 Days in Berlin: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1855 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Of strategic importance since it first straddled the Spree River in the 13th century, Berlin went on to hog center stage in the turbulent 20th century. Today the city has been restored as the ...  Read more

Christmas Markets (Christkindlmaerkte)

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The start of Advent season brings the traditional Christmas markets to the squares and streets of Munich. The most well-known market is Christkindlmarkt, located in Marienplatz. The twinkling ...  Read more

Christmas along the Rhine River

By Viator, December 2014

1.5 star rating: I do not recommend this 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the home of the original Christmas market and the traditional Christmas tree, few places capture the magic of yuletide like Germany and there are some tough contenders for the country?s most ...  Read more

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