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A country of such diverse and varied landscapes, nature and culture - a vacation to Germany offers visitors a mosaic of experiences. Historic villages and cities offer a wealth of architectural delights from old churches to town halls, and opera houses. A traditional sight are the market stalls and beautiful cobbled streets of many towns or the many castles which dot the land.

Bavaria, with it's blue and white flag which is representative of the blue sky and white clouds, is a region typically known for the annual Octoberfest and very fine beer. But there is so much to discover! The Bavarian Alps with pristine lakes and towering mountains, provide a natural border and backdrop for the region, and are a popular outdoor recreation area for locals and visitors alike.

Frankfurt on the River Main plays host to an array of festivals, fairs, and carnivals each year such as the Festival of Lights. With a beautiful skyline Frantkfurt is a popular city for photographers to capture, especially during fireworks displays over the River Main.

Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is the home of world class universities, top sporting events, and arts academies such as for music and dance. Many historic events have taken place alongside historic buildings which are a legacy of fine German architecture.

Further to the north there are the sandy beaches which fringe the North Sea and Germany's largest island - Ruegen Island situated off the coast of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania which is a popular tourist spot.

Enjoy browsing through our selection of pictures of Germany below.

Brandenburger Tor Berlin

The famous Brandenburger Tor topped with a chariot and horses in the city of Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Shortly after nightfall the illumination comes up on all the famous buildings throughout the german capital and show magnificent views like this one.This view was seen from the Pariser Platz.
Christmas Market Frankfurt

An annual event which takes place in the city of Frankfurt is the Christmas Market.
The Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the biggest christmas markets throughout Germany. Seen from the balcony of a nearby church the whole place is bustling with celebrations and christmas spirit ...
Echternach Luxembourg

The Schwarze Ernz situated near Echternach in Luxembourg, is surrounded by lush green flora.
In the Muellerthal near Echternach the beautiful bridge is situated over the little creek called "Schwarze Ernz". This little waterfall has a special name "Schiessentuempel". Located near a touri ...
Barn Owl Picture

The beautiful plumage of the Barn Owl at a show in Germany, Europe.
Owl during a flight show in a zoo in Germany. The Barn Owl, Tyto alba, is the most common and widespread owl in Europe and the UK.
Bicycle Picture

The colours of autumn surround an old bicycle which leans up against a table full of of squashes in Germany.
Quiet fall scenery in a small town in northern Germany.
Brandenburger Tor Germany

Quadriga on the Brandenburger Tor Germany, Europe.
Shortly after nightfall the illumination comes up on all the famous buildings throughout the german capital and show magnificent views like this one. This view was seen from the Pariser Platz.
Skyline Of Frankfurt City Germany Europe

The illuminated skyline of Frankfurt in Germany in the late evening seen from the Deutschherrenbruecke.
The skyline of Frankfurt is the most spectacular of Germany. Headquarters of most german banks, these companys have built their skyscrapers in a relatively small space in the city. This particular ...
Fireworks Frankfurt

A stunning fireworks display erupts over the city of Frankfurt am Main in Germany, Europe.
The Skyline of Frankfurt, Germany, is among the most impressive of Europe's cities. Seen during blue hour and with the fireworks of a local celebration it's a very special view.
Christmas Market In Germany

An overview of the Christmas Market in Frankfurt, Germany seen from Nicolai Church.
The famous christmas market in Frankfurt seen from the balcony of the Nicolai church. The cozy christmas markets are one of the most famous activities in the christmas time in Germany.
Water Castle Gluecksburg Germany

The water castle in Gluecksburg on the northeastern coast of Germany.
On the northeastern coast of Germany this idyllic water castle in Gluecksburg is well worth a visit. The castle houses a museum and a restaurant.
Birnau Church Lake Constance Germany

The immaculate Birnau Church on the shores of Lake Constance is a fine example of baroque architecture in Germany, Europe.
The church of Birnau on Lake Constance on southern Germany is one example of the rich architecture of the mid 1700's in Europe.
Lindau Lighthouse Lake Constance Germany

The entrance to the Lindau harbor on Lake Constance in Germany, features a Lighthouse and statue of a lion.
The picturesque city of Lindau on the southern end of Lake Constance offers a very nice harbor area with the famous lighthouse and lion gurading the entrance to the small boat harbor.
Christmas Lights Michelstadt

Elaborate decorations and christmas lights in the town of Michelstadt in Germany, Europe.
The old town of Michelstadt in Germany is nicely decorated all through the christmas season with lights and novelty scenes. But only between christmas and new years eve all the boothes of the christmas ...
Castle Of Dreieich Germany

The night lighting at the Castle of Dreieich in Germany creates beautiful reflections on the water during blue hour.
The castle ruin of Dreieich near Frankfurt, Germany, provides nice views, especially during the blue hour, when the illuminating lights already came on.
Hot Air Balloons Warstein

Hot air ballons are preparing for take off at the montgolfiade in Warstein, Germany.
Every year, in August or September one the the largest hot air ballon festival is taking place in a town in the middle of Germany : Warstein. The local brewery organizes this big montgolfiade. A countless ...
Main River Germany Fireworks

Fireworks in Frankfurt on the banks of the River Main during the Main Festival.
Once a year in August the river and city of Frankfurt in Germany are lit by a magnificient fireworks display when the city celebrates it's annual main festival.Best seen from the bridges you have ...
Mainfest Frankfurt Germany

Cathedral during the Mainfest in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
During the annual main fest, a big festival in Frankfurt, Germany, one of the main attractions is the fireworks, which concludes the festival.
Roemerberg Plaza Weihnachtsmarkt Frankfurt Germany

The decorated Roemerberg Plaza in downtown Frankfurt, Germany is the site of the Weihnachtsmarkt.
In the well restored city center of Frankfurt, at the Roemer and the city hall, the time shortly after christmas provides nice views. At this time the busy christmas market is long closed down and ...
Olympic Park Lake Munich

The Olympic Park of Munich, Germany features a lake fringed by a cycle and walking path.
In 1972 the Olympic Games where taking place in Munich. For these games they build the Olympia Park with stadiums a lake and a little hill. Since then the park is open for the public and it's worth ...
Olympic Stadium Roof Munich

The detail of the roof on the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany.
In 1972 the Olympic Games where taking place in Munich. For these games they build the Olympia Park with stadiums a lake and a little hill. Since then the park is open for the public and it's worth ...
Justitia Moon Frankfurt

A statue of the goddess of Justita with the moon behind her in downtown Frankfurt.
A statue of the goddess Justita with scales and sword can be found in the middle of Frankfurt - on the Roemerberg. Right in front of the city hall there is a very scenic place with a bunch of old ...
Dreieich Castle Dusk Germany Europe

The evening lights illuminate the Castle ruins of Dreieich as dusk falls over Germany, Europe.
The castle ruin of Dreieich near Frankfurt, Germany, provides nice views, especially during the blue hour, when the night lights illuminate the area.
City Skyline Picture

The Skyline of Frankfurt in the late evening
The skyline of Frankfurt is the most spectacular of Germany. Headquarters of most german banks, these companys have built their skyscrapers in a very little area. This particular view can be seen ...
Picture Of Lindau Harbor Germany

The beautiful boat Emily in the picturesque Lindau Harbor on the Bodensee (Lake Constance) in Germany, Europe.
The picturesque city of Lindau on the southern end of Lake Constance offers a very nice harbor area with the famous lighthouse and lion guarding the entrance to the small boat harbor.
City Hall Bamberg Germany

An intriguing City Hall in the town of Bamberg built on the middle of a bridge in Germany, Europe.
This unusual architecture of the old city hall was build on the bridge over the River Pegnitz in Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany.
Old Town Dresden Architecture

Night shot of the old town of Dresden the capital city of the State of Saxony in Germany, Europe.
Dresdens old town was nearly completely destroyed during the 2nd world war. However, in the last 30 years most of the old residences and churches were rebuilt and restored.
Frankfurt Night Aerial

The Skyline of Frankfurt at night in Germany, Europe.
The skyline of Frankfurt is the most spectacular of Germany. Headquarter of most german banks, these companys are have built their skyscrapers in a very little area. This particular view is seen when ...
Main River Frankfurt

The Skyline of Frankfurt in the late evening with lights reflecting on the Main River.
The skyline of Frankfurt is the most spectacular of Germany. Headquarter of most German banks, these companys are have built their skyscrapers in a very little area. This particular view can be se ...
Meersburg Old Castle Germany Europe

The charming medieval town of Meersburg is a popular destination on the shores of Lake Constance in the Baden-Wuerttemburg region of Germany. The town is home to two castles - the old and new.
One of the prettiest cities on the shores of Lake Constance is Meersburg, an ancient city on the hillside aloing the lake. The old town is well known to tourists all over the world as a place for good ...
Flying Bald Eagle Frankfurt Germany

A show at the Ronneburg castle near Frankfurt in Germany features a display of a flying bald eagle and other species of eagles.
The zoo at the Ronneburg castle near frankfurt provides an impressive flight show with bald and golden eagles.
Christkindl Market Frankfurt Germany

Christmas mood in the Frankfurt centre during the Christkindl Markets.
In the well restored city center of Frankfurt, at the Roemer Square, the time shortly after christmas provides nice views. At this time the busy christmas market is long closed down and stored away ...
Frankfurt Blue Hour Picture

The skyline in the city of Frankfurt is ablaze with both natural blue hour colours as well as the city lighting which reflects on the river.
During the blue hour this scenery was seen from a busy railroad bridge in the east of Frankfurt. With the ever changing light the city starts glowing in a golden light.
Snow Formation

An interesting formation made in the snow in Germany, Europe.
During the hard and long winter of 05/06 in Europe the snow formations in these abundant masses of cold white were creating lots of interesting subjects to photograph.
Hot Air Balloon Basket Frankfurt

The start of the Montgolfiade a colourful hot air balloon event in Frankfurt, Germany.
During the annual montgolfiade near Frankfurt, germany, one can enjoy the mass start of the hot air balloons, provided the right weather. The colorful event always drags crowds from all over the area ...
Koenigssee Bavaria Germany

The Koenigssee or Kings Lake Near Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany, Europe.
This air shot like photography was taken from a view point high above the famous Koenigssee - Kings lake - near Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany.
Lights Festival Frankfurt

The annual Festival of Lights in Frankfurt, Germany is also known as Luminale, a lighting and cultural event.
Every year the city of Frankfurt am Main in Germany conducts a festival of lights. Multiple light installations throughout the city illuminates the city in some very unusual way.
Michelstadt Germany

Snow surrounds the Town Hall in the town of Michelstadt, Germany, Europe.
The ancient town of Michelstadt in Germany is hosting one of the best known regional christmas markets. While during these markets the crowds make it next to impossible to get serious pictures of this ...
Justitia Statue Frankfurt

The statue of Justitia and a church at night in downtown Frankfurt, Germany.
A statue of the goddess Justita with scales and sword can be found in the middle of Frankfurt - on the Roemerberg. Right in front of the city hall there is a very scenic place with a bunch of old ...
Hot Air Balloon

A bright coloured hot air balloon hovering over the ground.
For 10 years every summer there is a hot air ballon festival in Bad Homburg, a little town near Frankfurt. Not as many balloons as seen at other Montgolfiades it is a nice event. The photographer has ...
Montgolfiade Warstein Germany

Hot air ballons are preparing for take off at the montgolfiade in Warstein, Germany
Every year, in August or September one the the largest hot air ballon festival is taking place in a town in the middle of Germany : Warstein. The local brewery organizes this big montgolfiade. A countless ...
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