30 Things to Do in Germany This Summer

30 Things to Do in Germany This Summer


Summer is upon us, and it's time to find a holiday destination. We've given Germany a look-over and found its unique food and drink, its most beautiful spots and – you guessed it – the very best music festivals in the country.

 

1. Visit the Brandenburg Gate – Berlin

 

2. Experience the first ever European Lollapalooza

 

3. Try Riesling

 

4. Dance to some greats at PollerWiesen Minus – Leverkusen

 

5. Or climb aboard their floating party at Boot II – Cologne

 

6. Drink Kolsch in Cologne

 

7. Relax in the sun to Tom Odell and José González at c/o pop

 

8. Go to the beer garden in Munich's Englischer Garten

 

9. Step into a fairytale at Neuschwanstein Castle

 

10. Use Taubertal Festival as your excuse to see Rothenburg ODT

 

11. Tuck into a Pretzel

 

12. And some Currywurst

 

13. Get a free hug at Highfield festival

 

14. Take a tram up to Zugspitze

 

15. See Damien Rice perform in the woods at A Summer's Tale

 

16. Go to Melt! – because it's legendary, and its location is ludicrous

 

17. Party on Europe's biggest river island at MS Dockville

 

18. Visit the Miniature Wonderland in Hamburg

 

19. Experience a proper German rave at Nature One

 

20. Or the sun-drenched equivalent at Ruhr-In-Love

 

21. Take a tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart

 

22. Keep it techno-focused at SEMF

 

23. Or go guitar-heavy at Southside

 

24. See the breathtaking southern lakes of Könningssee and Übersee

 

25. And go to Chiemsee Summer while you're there

 

26. Do some laps of the Nurburgring (in your own car)

 

27. Rock out like the Germans do at M'era Luna

 

28. Go nuts at Europa-Park – north of Freiburg

 

29. Relax by the Tunisee at Sea You Festival

 

30. See Bob Dylan, Sinéad O'Connor and Lionel Richie at STIMMEN

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