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Germany Flights and Travel Information



Scratch beneath Germany’s imposing super-efficient surface and you will find a patchwork of distinctive regions, with pretty towns, fairytale castles and forest hideaways.

On this page you will find travel informaion on Germany. At Hessle Travel we can offer reservations on accommodation, flights and hotels in Germany. 

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Please find below detailed information on some of the most popular destinations in Germany.  Click on the destination!

General Information

Berlin with its famous Brandenburg Gate, Tiergarten Park and arsty scene will appeal to fans of city breaks, whilst the smaller cities of Cologne, Frankfurt have a more relaxed, low-key vibe.
Bavaria in the south is the playground of Germany. Keen walkers and cyclists will enjoy a trip into the heavily wooded, mountainous Bavarian Forest, or an excursion to the fairy tale-like Neuschwanstein Castle. No trip to Bavaria would be complete without experiencing the famous Oktoberfest beer festival, whilst Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers the chance for good skiing.

For something different, a cruise or bike ride along the meandering Danube River offers a more relaxing way to see the country.

The financial capital of Germany is Frankfurt which lies on the banks of the River Main and offers a host of cultural events.

At the north of Germany is Hamburg, a city often undiscovered by most visitors yet is the home to elegant shopping and many art galleries and museums.

Munich is the host to the Oktoberfest, the Glockenspiel and the Bavarian cuisine.

Stuttgart is a green and open city surrounded by trees and vineyards.

Hannover is a small town well worth a visit, it was developed by its historical significance in the 17th Centrury.

Wherever in Germany you plan to visit there is an abundance of places to see and things to do.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Capital City: Berlin

Major Cities: Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich.

Population: 81.80 million

Area: 137,846 miles | 357,021 kilometres

Languages: German

Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz

MONEY
Currency: (EUR) Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)

SOCIAL
Tipping: If a service charge has been added to the bill, tips are not necessary, additional discretionary tips are around 10%

Hints: English is widely spoken. Smoking is banned in restaurants bars and the majority of public places unless a separate dedicated smoking room is provided. On social occasions, eg invitation to restaurants, be punctual and dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. The minimum drinking age is 16 years

Clothing: Light or mediumweights for the summer and medium or heavyweights for winter, with rainwear all year round

CLIMATE
Weather can be changeable throughout the year. Eastern Germany and South East (Bavarian Alps) tend to have colder winters with more frequent snow and frost. Rainfall is fairly evenly spread throughout the year although less in summer

CLOTHING
Light or mediumweights for the summer and medium or heavyweights for winter, with rainwear all year round

The curious and fascinating city of Berlin offers a vibrant mix of culture and history echoing infamous landmarks and sites of the past from the famous Checkpoint Point Charlie to the amazing Brandenburg Gate where the wall once divided the city.

Flight Information to Germany

There are many scheduled airlines that have direct flights to Germanys main cities.

Leading airlines such as Lufthansa, British Airways, bmi British Midland, Austrian Airlines and KLM offer travel in comfort and style. You will enjoy the best service and can expect, within reason, a punctual flight.

Offering good flexibility and great price savings there are various 'No Frills' carriers flying to Germany. You can find an extensive list on our 'Low Cost Airlines' page located at our home page.

Germany - Travel Options

Hessle Travel not only offer flights to Germany, we also offer car hire, hotels and holidays.  Airport parking and Airport hotels can be booked also for peace of mind before you travel.

If you require any more information regarding flights and holidays to Germany please contact us.

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