Germany is a very exciting country and one of the most popular destinations in Europe with millions of people visiting every year. In 1990 Germany become one united country after being separated for 55 years. This is a country steeped in history and by visiting you will get to learn more about the local culture and discover world famous cities like Berlin and Munich.
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Germany's central location makes it one of the easiest countries to visit in Europe. You can arrive by air, rail or bus/car.
German summers are hot and the winters are cold and snowy, but rains are unpredictable and common during all seasons. The average winter temperature is 3°C and in summers it is 22°C. Maximum temperatures commonly reach -10°C in winter and 35°C in the summer months. The country is divided into 16 states and has an exceedingly varied landscape, so it is difficult to generalise the weather for the whole country.
There are lots of ways to keep costs down when travelling to Germany, here are some of our top tips:
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