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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.

Sunset Sheep North Sea Germany

A lone sheep stands on a ridge backdropped by vivid sunset colours over the North Sea on the Eiderstedt Peninsula of Germany, Europe.
In the vincinity of the Westerhever lighthouse thousands of sheep are roaming the area. One of these sheep was just staring at me as I photographed the sunset. Sheep during sunset on the Eiders ...
Frankfurt Germany

The skyline of Frankfurt in the late evening over Germany.
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 ...
Airport Tower Munich

The control tower at the Munich Airport in Germany, Europe.
Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria. The airport of Munich resides 30 km northeast from munich. Two artificial hills south and west are giving the visitor a good view over the airport ...
Frankfurt Fireworks

The evening sky explodes with a bright flash as the fireworks erupt over Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Europe.
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.
St Bartholomae Germany

An aerial view of St Bartholomae near Berchtesgaden, 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. The church is famous throughout Europe and a mjor attraction ...
Luminale Frankfurt Germany

Festival of light - Luminale in Frankfurt, Germany.
Since two years Frankfurt celebrates in early summer the Luminale. A festival of light in the whole town many Buildings are illuminated with colorful light created from artists. A very wide variet ...
Michelstadt

Buildings are laborately decorated during christmas in the town of Michelstadt in 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 ...
Neuharlingersiel Harbour Germany Europe

The quaint harbour in the town of Neuharlingersiel along the coast of the North Sea in Germany, Europe.
The small harbours along the west coast of Germany are well known for their cozy atmosphere. Like this one in Neuharlingersiel, where even the fishermen have their statue.
Timbered Houses

Timbered houses in Freudenberg, Germany
The old part of the little town of Freudenberg in Sauerland consists of a variety of old timbered houses. Lying on a slope they can be seen best from the opposing slope. A little park on this slope ...
Munich Germany Pictures

The tower reflects in a pool at The Olympic Park of Munich, Germany, Europe.
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 ...
Speicherstadt Hamburg Germany

The modernised Speicherstadt in Hamburg, Germany glows with soft lights in the evening.
The once busy storage part of the Hamburg harbour, the "Storage city", or Speicherstadt, was converted completely to a fashionable office and business city. At night the channels are glowing with artificial ...
Westerhever Lighthouse Picture

The Westerhever lighthouse is situated on the Eiderstedt Peninsula on the German West Coast.
One of the most beautiful lighthouses on the german coast is undoubtedly the Westerhever one. Situated prominently on the tip of the peninsula of Eiderstedt on the german northwest coast, it often ...
Picture Of Westgrossefehn Windmill

Situated next to a channel in Westgrossefehn where boats moor, is the fully functional windmill near the coast of the North Sea in Germany.
The mill on Westgrossefehn on the northwest coast of Germany is neatly located at a channel where also sometimes colourful ships are anchoring.
Rathaus Michelstadt

The Rathaus or Town Hall decorated during the christmas markets in the historic town of Michelstadt, Germany, Europe.
The ancient town of Michelstadt in Germany is hosting one of the best known regional christmas markets. During these markets the crowds make it next to impossible to get serious pictures of this maginficent ...
Lone Sheep Germany

A Lonely Sheep Stands On A Hill In The Coastal Area Of Germany, Europe.
The German North West coast is well known for masses of sheep which maintain the grounds of the flood controlling dykes.
Putzbrunn Germany

The Maibaum Festival is an annual Bavarian event in Germany, Europe
A day which brings the ladies and gentlemen out in their traditional Bavarian atire, dirndls and lederhosen. In the small community of Putzbrunn, in southern Bavaria, Germany the Maibaum Festival ...
Frankfurt Skyline

The Skyline of Frankfurt in the late evening.
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 ...
Windmill Germany

Windmill Of Backband
The nice windmill of backband on Germany's west coast was photographed with fast rotating wings.
Palmengarten Frankfurt

A row boat on the banks of a little green lake at the Palmengarten, Frankfurt.
The "Palmengarten" is situated right in the middle of Frankfurt - a big garden with all kinds of plants growing outside or inside of a greenhouse. In the middle of this garden you'll find this lit ...
Kitchen Picture

A kitchen display at the Open Air museum in Wackershofen, Germany.
While open air museums are very common in Germany the one in Wackershofen is something special. Built on the site of an actual abandoned town, it also features original buildings as well as newly ...
Frauenkirche Alps Germany

The Munich church Frauenkirche in front of the Alps.
In 1972 the Olympic Games where taking place in Munich. For these games they built the Olympia Park with stadiums a lake and a little hill. Since then the park is open for the public and it's worth ...
Water Lily

Water Lily in a small pond
A delicate pink water lily blooms in a small pond on a warm summer day.
Thunderstorm Flying

A hot air balloon flying in front of a dramatic sky as a thunderstorm broods.
Every year, in August or September one of the largest hot air ballon festivals is taking place in a town in the middle of Germany - Warstein. The local brewery organizes this big montgolfiade. Countless ...
Melting Snow

A small hole in the melting snow reveals the earth beneath during the winter 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.
Dusk Frankfurt Germany

The illuminated skyline of Frankfurt as dusk heralds the end of a fine day in the Hessen region of Germany.
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.
Bindalm Bavaria

Hiking trail in the Alps of Bavaria near Berchtesgaden enroute to Bindalm.
The lovely surroundings of the well know town of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria are inspiring for hikes and day tours all around this nice little town. This view was taken during a hike in the Hintersee ...
Olympic Stadium Munich

The detail of the roof on the Olympic Stadium in Munich
In 1972 the Olympic Games took place in Munich. For these games they built the Olympia Park with stadiums, a lake, and a little hill. Since then the park has been open for the public and it's wort ...
Picture Of The North Sea

Sunset mood on the German West Coast over the North Sea, Europe.
Sunset mood on the german north west coast near Westerhever. The region is well known for endless lands, shallow coastal waters with large tides, fresh air and lots of sheep.
Fall Leaves

Fall leaves photographed in Frankfurt am main in Germany, Europe.
When the fall leaves are falling the mass of colours are overwhelming. This photograph is showing several fall leaves in green, yellow and red colors. This scnerey was photographed in a backyard of ...
Graveyard Cross Hessenpark Germany

A metal cross marks a grave at the graveyard in Hessenpark an open air museum near Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany.
The Hessenpark near Frankfurt is a kind of open air museum with old houses from the area. These houses were seperated on their original location and build again in this museum. With a adequate env ...
Brandenburger Tor Berlin

A dramatic sky above the Brandenburger Tor at blue hour in the city of Berlin, Germany, Europe.
During the evening hour just before nightfall all the lights in Berlin are come on and light up the famous Brandenburger Tor and other landmarks in the city of Berlin, Germany.
Main River Reflections Frankfurt

The skyline of Frankfurt in the late evening with reflections of light 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 ...
Tower Silhouette

The silhouette of a tower of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Charles Bridge is one of the must-see in Prague. The whole day this bridge is crowded with tourists - in the evening at sunset it's getting better. Especially at blue hour the towers at the both ...
Luminale Frankfurt

Pictures from the festival of light Luminale in Frankfurt
Since two years Frankfurt celebrates in early summer the Luminale. A festival of light in the whole town many Buildings are illuminated with colorful light created from artists. A very wide variet ...
Mill Of Westgrossefehn Northwest Germany

A wind mill adorns the banks of a canal in Westgrossefehn in the Northwest of Germany, Europe.
The mill in Westgrossefehn on the northwest coast of Germany is neatly located at a canel where also sometimes colourful ships are anchoring and passing through.
Luminale Festival Frankfurt Germany

Many stunning sights can be seen at night during the Luminale, a bi-annual festival of light held in Frankfurt, Germany.
Since two years Frankfurt celebrates in early summer the Luminale. A festival of light in the whole town many Buildings are illuminated with colorful light created from artists. A very wide variet ...
Hot Air Ballooning Picture

A colourful entrant in the hot air ballooning festival in Bad Homburg, 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 draws crowds from all over the area ...
Television Tower Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Television Tower at night.
Regardless of the fact it is not possible to get at the top of this tower, the television tower is worth a closer look. Especially at night the illumination creates a strange vision.
Frankfurt Television Tower

The night lights of the Television Tower in Frankfurt, Germany.
Nevertheless it is not possible to get at the top of this tower, the television tower is worth a closer look. Especially at night the illumination creates a strange vision.
Frankfurt Night Lights

The Skyline and night lights of Frankfurt 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 can be se ...
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