germany

 

Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and Baltic Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to the famous Museum Island and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, and nearby Royal Castles. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank. See Germany with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Germany travel guides. 

How to get from Frankfurt to Strasbourg

How to get from Frankfurt to Strasbourg

Strasbourg is one of the most popular cities in France for tourists and rightly so. The fairy tale village is beyond beautiful in any season and people flock there to experience it. Tourists wander the streets and squares of the cobbled stone old city eating, drinking...

How to get from Berlin to Warsaw

How to get from Berlin to Warsaw

When you look at a map of Europe, Berlin and Warsaw are on an even plane, nearly side by side with just land and the border separating them. The capital of Germany, Berlin and the capital of Poland, Warsaw both have so much to offer the traveller. From history, food...

How to get from Freiburg to Colmar

How to get from Freiburg to Colmar

Colmar France is just over the border from Freiburg Germany and it can be an amazing day trip from Freiburg or a stunning place to spend a few days wandering sampling the world-famous Alsatian cuisine. For wine lovers, this small part of Europe around Colmar and...

3 day Berlin Pass for families

3 day Berlin Pass for families

Berlin is a city shaped by its past, a city still rebuilding from its past and moving on from its past.  The German capital offers so much to see and do both culturally, historically and entertainment-wise. The best way to experience all that Berlin has to offer is...

Things to do in Freiburg and surrounds

Things to do in Freiburg and surrounds

Freiburg im Breisgau (is the correct German name) is a city in Baden-Württemberg Germany. It's a small city with a population of about 220,000. Freiburg is located in the south-west of Germany and sits close to the borders of both France and Switzerland. Freiburg is...

Fog, cakes, castles and Schnapps in Staufen im Breisgau

Fog, cakes, castles and Schnapps in Staufen im Breisgau

Winter in Freiburg im Breisgau can be a dower affair, lots of fog and very little sun. So what does one do with 2 kids in tow when the weather is like this? Well, you take off with some friends, climb a hill to explore a ruined castle have some cake and coffee and...

How to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle

How to get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle

The high towers, the location, the fairy tale type design, the mystery of King Ludwig all make a day trip from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle an absolute must. Neuschwanstein Castle has to be one of the worlds most recognisable castles and you need to see it with...

4 easy day trips from Munich

4 easy day trips from Munich

As many of you will know Munich is one of our favourite cities in the world. So much so that we have been to Munich 5 times over the years and hope to go back later in 2019. It is so family-friendly and we just can't get enough of the amazing hospitality that we are...

Visiting the spectacular Burg Lichtenstein in Germany

Visiting the spectacular Burg Lichtenstein in Germany

  Lichtenstein Castle strikes an amazing pose as it sits perched on a cliff. It is reminiscent of castles you would see in horror movies. Maybe a damsel in distress is crying for help from a window. Lichtenstein Castle Germany is often referred to as Little...

How to get to Dachau from Munich

How to get to Dachau from Munich

The Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial site is located on the outskirts of Munich, Germany. Getting from Munich to Dachau is easy. No visit to Munich is complete without a day trip to Dachau. In this article, we will talk about the train from Dachau to Munich, Dachau...

Wildlife Park Poing – Munich Bavaria Germany

Wildlife Park Poing – Munich Bavaria Germany

Wildpark Poing is located just outside Munich in Bavaria, Germany and is an easy, fun family day trip from Munich. The best thing at Wildlife park Poing, is you see all the animals that once lived and roamed the forest of Bavaria. It is truly a magnificent...

Why you need to visit the Munich Residenz

Why you need to visit the Munich Residenz

There are those cities that you go to that just deliver the goods everytime you go there. For us, Munich, Germany is that city. We have been there 5 times now and every time we go we find something new to see or do. We have even been lucky enough to see the same...

The Marstall Munich – Fairytale Royal Vehicles

The Marstall Munich – Fairytale Royal Vehicles

Visiting Munich for the 5th time one would think that we would be out of Munich attractions to visit. On our last trip to Munich Bavaria, we experienced the city in the middle of winter. The Munich weather had thrown up the first snow of January 2017 for us to...

Things to do in Heidelberg on a day trip

Things to do in Heidelberg on a day trip

We only had one day in Heidelberg and it was always high on our list of places to see in Germany. You see we love castle's and the castle at Heidelberg always looks amazing in every picture we have seen. The Castle in Heidelberg is located sitting perched up...

The Munich hop on hop off bus review

The Munich hop on hop off bus review

We cannot deny the fact we love a city bus tour. They are brilliant way to get your bearings in a city and if you have limited time they are fantastic for getting you to the big sites, it gets you to the sights quickly and with little fuss. The hop on hop off Munich...

A trip to Sea Life Munich Aquarium in Germany

A trip to Sea Life Munich Aquarium in Germany

The Sea Life Munich Aquarium is a part of the ever-popular Sea Life chain of aquariums that you will find across the world. We have been to Sea Life in Melbourne, Porto, Portugal and now Munich, Germany. With SeaLife you know what you are going to get, a well laid out...

Meininger Munich – Reviewed for Family Travel

Meininger Munich – Reviewed for Family Travel

Meininger Munich Germany is one of these newer type accommodation properties. Not quite Hotel, not quite Hostel. It's certainly an upgrade from a Hostel as we know them. Whichever way it's marketed or perceived it is certainly a very good place to stay while you are...

5 things not to miss in Berlin

5 things not to miss in Berlin

Berlin was first mentioned in the 13th century as a crossroad of two major trade routes. The German capital is rich in recent history having figured heavily in the last 100 years. First with the Nazi occupation and WW2 then later on with the fall of communism in...

The best things to do in Munich Germany

The best things to do in Munich Germany

  Munich is located in southern Germany and is the capital of Bavaria. Munich is your stereotypical German destination overflowing with beer halls, churches, markets and castles. The beer-drinking, pork eating Bavarians are a friendly and welcoming bunch, not...

The Oktoberfest experience as a couple & family

The Oktoberfest experience as a couple & family

When you think of Oktoberfest you think of the biggest beer-drinking festival in the world, right? I admit it when I heard about it all I could picture was people staggering around, yelling drinking themselves into oblivion. What would our Oktoberfest experience be...