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- Layover: When booking long duration flights to Germany, you may opt for a longer layover to get a cheaper flight ticket.
- Pack Light: Budget airlines charge extra for your checked- in baggage. Pack light to ensure you don’t have to pay any baggage fees.
- Flight Timings: Convenience and comfort are two major parameters during flying. By choosing a flight which is at an odd timing (for example, wee hours of the morning or late night) you can get the lowest airfare.
- Alternate Airports: London has five major airports, Paris has three, and Berlin has two. Several other destinations have multiple airports, all of which offer flights priced differentially. Compare prices to ensure you get the best deal.
Explore the Beauty of Germany
Located in central western Europe, Germany ranks among the leading economies of Europe. The country offers its visitors an elegant mix of grandeur, glamor, and gastronomy. There is no doubt that Germany has a remarkable historic legacy which has deeply impacted the world. The country is home to a staggering number of 41 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including palaces, churches, castles, and several iconic structures in Gothic, Baroque, Neo Gothic, and Romanesque styles.
For centuries, Germany has been a center of art and culture in the region. Folk festival traditions such as Christmas pageants are held each year. The country is lined with an array of museums, cultural institutions, historic landmarks, and attractions such as Cologne Cathedral, Berlin Wall, Neuschwanstein Castle, Pergamon Museum, Berlin Philharmonic, and many more.
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Best German Beer!
Germans take their beer very seriously; no wonder German beer is renowned all across the world. A major part of German culture, the country has its own Reinheitsgebot (German Beer Purity Law), abiding by which German beer is brewed. Few of the best beers in Germany are Pilsner, Berliner Kindl Weisse, Classic Bock, Fruh Kolsch, Uerige, Sticke Altbier, Ayinger Brau-Hell, Schneider Weisse Tap, and Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier.
Interested in World War II? Read on…
Hitler is undoubtedly Germany’s most known personality. History enthusiasts can explore several cities and sites which are connected to Hitler as well as the Nazi Party. The country is home to destroyed concentration camps, government buildings, museums, and many more. Major landmarks include Reichstag, House of the Wannsee Conference, Fuhrerbunker, Dachau Memorial and Museum (concentration camp), Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nuremberg, Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Landsberg am Lech Prison, Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle’s Nest), and Mittelbau-Dora Memorial in Nordhausen (concentration camp).
Popular Festivals and Events…
Germany hosts several distinct festivals and events each year. Munich’s Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival. Celebrated over a period of 16 to 18 days since 1810, Oktoberfest is a folk festival which is an important part of Bavarian culture. More than 6 million people attend the festival each year and several cities across the world hold Oktoberfest celebrations inspired by this festival.
Other major events in Germany are Berlin International Film Festival (February), Karneval in Cologne (February/March), Spring Festival (April/May), Dresden Music Festival (May/June), Carnival of Cultures (June), Klassik Open Air (July), Museumsuferfest (August), International Literature Festival Berlin (September), Halloween in Frankenstein Castle (October), and St. Nikolaus Day (December).
Best Time to Visit Germany
The best time to take Germany flights is from October to November and March to May. The peak tourist season is from May to August when the country is flooded with tourists and flights to Germany are most expensive. It is advised to book flights to Germany in advance to secure the best deal.
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