Discover Germany - a country of castles, history, charming towns, and gastronomic delights.

Whether you want to wander the cobblestone streets of a medieval village, seek out the coolest districts in Berlin, or check off a bucket list of iconic landmarks, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Germany has to offer.

With some of Europe's finest lakes and no fewer than 16 national parks, this country is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. But Germany is also synonymous with art and culture - experience it all at the world-class galleries and museums that fill the country's towns and cities.

Our recently updated e-guide brings Germany to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Germany's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Germany, from Berlin to Munich, Saxony to Hesse

Only visiting Berlin? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Berlin.

Table of Contents

  1. COVER
    1. Welcome to Germany
    2. Explore Germany
    3. Reasons to Love Germany
    4. A Germany Itinerary
    5. Germany for Architecture
    6. Germany for Natural Wonders
    7. Germany’s Cultural Legacy
    8. Germany for Art Lovers
    9. Germany For Families
    10. Germany for Foodies
    11. Germany for Adventurers
    12. Germany for Hidden Gems
    13. A Year in Germany
    14. A Brief History
    1. Eastern Germany
    2. Berlin
    3. Brandenburg
    4. Saxony-Anhalt
    5. Saxony
    6. Thuringia
    7. Southern Germany
    8. Munich
    9. Bavaria
    10. Baden-Württemberg
    11. Western Germany
    12. Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland
    13. Hesse
    14. North Rhineland-Westphalia
    15. Northern Germany
    16. Lower Saxony, Hamburg and Bremen
    17. Schleswig-Holstein
    18. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
    19. NEED TO KNOW
    20. Before You Go
    21. Getting Around
    22. Practical Information
    23. Phrasebook