Germany is a country located in Central Europe. The country is officially called the Federal Republic of Germany. It is striking that Germany borders no less than 9 countries: Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands, and is located on two seas: the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.


What to see

Wheelchair accessible Germany offers many nature reserves, museums, and great sights. The history of Germany and the beautiful nature make for a varied holiday destination. The capital of Germany, Berlin, is a popular destination because it offers many different aspects.
In the city itself, you will discover famous sights such as Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Alexander Platz, and much more. When you go a little outside the city, you discover the beautiful nature of Spreewald and the cultural spot Potsdam.

About Germany

Germany consists of three major geographical landscapes. In the north of Germany, you find flat lowlands. In the middle of the country, it goes to medium mountains and in the south, you will find the high mountains of the Alps.

Germany has a moderate maritime climate, with relatively mild winters, no extremely hot summers, and precipitation all year round.

The official language in Germany is German.
Similar to many other languages, German also has many dialects. So, you sometimes have to concentrate very well when someone speaks to you in their dialect. More and more Germans also speak English, especially young people and people who work at the larger hotels.

The currency of Germany is the euro. You can withdraw money from an ATM in many places in Germany. Banks are not allowed to charge money for withdrawing money from an ATM within the European Union. Besides that, credit cards from major companies such as Visa and Mastercard are accepted in many places. Tipping 10% of the total bill is common for waiters and taxi drivers.